Scandinavian readers can now fit books into more parts of their day with read and listen subscription options for a low monthly fee

TORONTO – 15, Nov, 2023– Leading digital reading retailer and publisher Rakuten Kobo announces the Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland launches of Kobo Plus, the all-you-can-enjoy subscription offering booklovers unlimited access to over 1 million eBooks and over 120K audiobooks for a low monthly fee.

The Kobo Plus catalogue is ever-growing, with more titles being added to the collection each month. The service has three budget-friendly subscription plan offers:

  • Kobo Plus Read: Unlimited eBooks for 9.99 € in Finland, 89 DKR in Denmark, 169 NOK in Norway and 129 SEK in Sweden per month
  • Kobo Plus Listen: Unlimited audiobooks for 9.99 € in Finland, 89 DKR in Denmark, 169 NOK in Norway and 129 SEK in Sweden per month
  • Kobo Plus Read and Listen: Unlimited eBooks and audiobooks for 12.99 € in Finland, 129 DKR in Denmark, 189 NOK in Norway and 159 SEK in Sweden per month

“Kobo Plus has generated tremendous excitement as a popular choice in various regions globally. Enthusiastic readers from countries including the Netherlands, Canada, US, UK, France and many more have embraced the opportunity to explore countless eBooks and audiobooks without limitations. With over a decade of pioneering efforts in the digital reading space, we have discovered that there’s nothing quite as thrilling for book lovers than saying ‘read as much as you want,’ which is exactly what our Kobo Plus service offers. We are delighted to extend our reading experience to Scandinavian booklovers.” said Bart Robers, Director, Audiobooks and Global Subscriptions, Rakuten Kobo.

Scandinavian readers can access Kobo Plus via the Kobo Books App for iOS or Android and directly on Kobo eReaders to begin discovering new authors and genres. The Kobo Plus eBook and audiobook collection features a breadth of stories, including:

The Kobo Plus subscription is an ideal way to approach a bucket list of literary classics, an entire author’s catalogue, or to dive into a new field of interest. With unlimited reading for one low monthly fee, the subscription lets readers sample a few pages from a genre or author they have never read, and move onto another book guilt-free if it’s not to their taste. It’s an ideal option for avid book lovers who can tear through several books a month, and for those who prefer to read a few chapters before committing. There’s never been a better time to discover new authors and series on a Kobo eReader or with the free Kobo reading app.

About Rakuten Kobo Inc. 

Rakuten Kobo Inc. is the world’s digital bookseller created by and for book lovers. Owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten Group, Inc. and headquartered in Toronto, Rakuten Kobo’s millions of worldwide users can read anytime, anywhere, and on any device. With a mission to make reading lives better for all, Rakuten Kobo connects readers to stories using thoughtful and personalized curation of eBooks and audiobooks, and the best dedicated eReaders and apps for reading. With the singular focus of making reading lives the best they can be, Kobo’s open platform allows people to fit reading into more moments in their busy lives.  

To learn more about Rakuten Kobo, visit www.kobo.com

Press contact 

Kshitiz Ahuja 

Senior Manager, Global Communications 

Kshitiz.ahuja@rakuten.com