New Kindle Will Download Books Abroad

Will use the wireless networks of AT&T and its international roaming partners, instead of Sprint.

Last Updated: October 7, 2009 @ 6:59 AM

Amazon’s Kindle electronic reading device is going global.

The company announced on Tuesday that it would soon begin selling a new version of the Kindle that can wirelessly download books both in the United States as well as in more than 100 other countries.

The move pits Amazon, based in Seattle, against a range of other players in the growing global market for digital reading. electronic reading device is going global.

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