From the Wires
Special edition 100th Grey Cup ebook on sale today
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 22, 2012 03:23 PM
TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Premier Digital Publishing, in partnership with the Canadian Football League and sports publisher CCMC, today announces the release of a commemorative ebook in celebration of the 100th Grey Cup.
Like the CFL Special Edition magazine, the 100th ebook contains one hundred years of Grey Cup lore packed into 116 beautiful pages - and it's on sale today. Retailing at $9.99, the only officially licensed CFL ebook for the 100th Grey Cup is available from Kobo, Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Google and Sony Reader, with fully bilingual editorial content.
"Here you'll find the story of the Grey Cup's evolution into a Canadian icon," said Mark Cohon, Commissioner of the Canadian Football League. "It's an era by era account of the great players, classic games and passionate fans who have made the Grey Cup an important part of what it means to be Canadian."
"This is the ultimate Canadian football fan download," says Hutch Morton, President of Premier Digital, a pioneer in emerging ebook technology operating out of Toronto and Los Angeles. "The ebook is available for immediate download to CFL fans from coast to coast, in any time zone, on all eReader devices from Kobo, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Apple iOS devices, and on eReading apps running on Android devices."
"It is tremendously exciting to tell the story of the Grey Cup in real time using new technology, offering fans the opportunity to experience the excitement of the game while scrolling the highlights of the last 100 years, including all the articles and photography," said Cliff Kivell, the publisher of CFL Illustrated. "For the digital reader, it's the perfect companion to the official programme and souvenir magazine."
About Premier Digital Publishing:
Premier Digital Publishing is a leading independent digital publisher and innovator in eBooks, enhanced eBooks and interactive content. Led by a team of digital media pioneers, the company ranks among the top publishers of quality eBook entertainment to the industry's leading tablet and eReader manufacturers and eBook retailers. The company is based in Los Angeles with offices in Toronto and New York.
SOURCE Premier Digital Publishing
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