South Korea plans to create national ebook roadmap

From Korea IT Times:

To further help transcend the eBook industry, South Korea plans to make a national blueprint to develop the eBook industry within the year, which will tap into new growth engines. Moreover, The Ministry of Knowledge Economy stated, "It will collaborate with different ministries to create necessary technologies and industrial standards to revolutionize the country into a global innovator in the rapidly growing eBook business."

From Telecoms Korea:

South Korea plans to establish a national roadmap to develop the e-book industry within the year aimed at creating new markets and fueling economic growth, the government said Thursday.

The Ministry of Knowledge Economy said it will team up with the education and cultural ministries to create necessary technologies and industrial standards to transform the country into a trend-setter in the rapidly growing business.

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