Bookwire takes over international eBook distribution from dtv

Frankfurt a. M., 6 August 2018 – Frankfurt digital services provider Bookwire makes another gain in international distribution:dtv Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co KG is handing over its entire eBook portfolio to Bookwire for distribution in all relevant shops outside the EU.

The contract between Bookwire and dtv covers distribution of the entire catalogue in eBook shops in all countries outside the European Union (EU).

Shops supplied by Bookwire for dtv include global players Amazon, Apple, Kobo and many more, as well as the relevant library aggregators (including Bibliotheca, Odilo, Overdrive Library), and shops with high market penetration in the individual countries (including Tagus Books, Hipertexto, Wook).

“Our talks with dtv confirmed that our service philosophy meets the specific needs of an increasingly fast-paced and demanding digital market. As the technical basis, our Bookwire MACS software satisfies all requirements, and our experienced team support sales by closely advising our distribution partners”, says Jens Klingelhöfer, CEO of Bookwire GmbH, about the cooperation with dtv. “We are glad that, in dtv, another renowned publisher is enjoying the benefits of our package.”

About Bookwire & “Bookwire OS – One Solution”

Bookwire GmbH was founded in Frankfurt in 2010 as a service provider for publisher distribution of eBooks and digital content. It has since become one of the leading international businesses in digital publishing technology. Bookwire currently employs 150 people in Germany, the UK, Spain, France, Brazil, Mexico and the USA, who take care of more than 2,500 publishers in the fields of eBooks, audiobooks, podcasts and Print-on-Demand. The pioneering software “Bookwire OS – One Solution”, launched in 2019, has delivered, analyzed and marketed around 800,000 eBooks and 200,000 audiobooks in all relevant distribution channels. In addition to the latest customer analytics and pricing technology, publishing clients of Bookwire GmbH also have access to individual support from account & marketing managers who look after the clients from end to end. In 2019, the audiobook production solution “We Audiobook You” (WAY) bagged the business the first “Digital Publishing Award” in the field of B2B solutions. Bookwire GmbH is managed by its founders Jens Klingelhöfer and John Ruhrmann, and has branches in Barcelona, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, New York and Paris, in addition to the company headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and the "Digital Hub" in Dortmund.