NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oyster, the unlimited ebook subscription service, today announced the launch of its web and mobile web reader. Now available to read on web and mobile web browsers, the expansion marks Oyster's second new platform in the past month, delivering the service to a vast new audience of readers.
"Knowing that about a third of ebook readers regularly read on the web, we've had our sights set on this launch for some time," said Eric Stromberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Oyster. "This marks an important next step on our mission to provide the best product on as many devices as possible."
Much like reading your favorite blog, pages in the web reader will scroll smoothly from top to bottom, while also offering the choice of one of five reader themes Oyster users love on Android and Apple platforms.
Since launching Oyster for Android on June 17, Oyster has had its biggest month in company history, with 35% of the total subscriber base reading on Android. Every day, there are more than 3 million pages read on Oyster, a figure that is growing rapidly.
Dedicated to also providing the best content library possible, Oyster continues its partnership with two of the five largest publishers in the world, and six of the top 10. Totaling more than 1,600 publishing partners, Oyster offers a diverse library of bestselling titles like Steve Jobs, Under the Dome, The Happiness Project, Beautiful Ruins, The Great Gatsby, Onward, A Hologram for the King, and tens of thousands of others.
Oyster is available for $9.95 per month. Readers can visit oysterbooks.com to start a 30-day trial.
Oyster is the world's leading subscription service for ebooks. For one low monthly price, members can read more than 500,000 titles on the web, Android and iOS devices. Titles include New York Times bestsellers, award winners and new releases from more than 1,600 distinguished publishers. Launched in 2013, Oyster is headquartered in New York City.
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