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Amazon's Audible is adding 100,000 podcasts

Audible is focusing on its originals to tackle rivals as it added new 5 million episodes

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  • Audible told TechCrunch the additions did not come by way of any recent partnerships or new deals with podcast providers;
  • The are 5 million episodes now available.

Amazon-owned audiobook firm Audible is adding nearly 100,000 podcasts to its service, totaling 5 million episodes, as reported TechCrunch. They will be free for both Audible members and non-subscribers.

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Audible told TechCrunch the additions did not come by way of any recent partnerships or new deals with podcast providers, but are a part of Audible’s ongoing efforts to become known as a provider of “premium audio storytelling and entertainment”, it is, Audible’s originals.

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