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Audible Launches New Service for a Spanish Audience

Alaska is an iconic Spanish-Mexican performer and the host of Audible.es's exclusive podcast, an interview series called "Gen DRO."
Alaska is an iconic Spanish-Mexican performer and the host of Audible.es's exclusive podcast, an interview series called "Gen DRO."

Audible today introduced a new service created exclusively for a Spanish audience (Audible.ES). Starting today, Spanish customers can access an unlimited catalog of more than 90,000 audiobooks and podcasts for only €9.99 per month, as well as purchase any of an additional 10,000 titles for a deeply discounted price of €9.99 each.

The Audible catalog offers an exceptional variety of content in terms of genres and formats, produced with, written by, and starring some of the most prominent creators in Spain. At launch, Audible offers unlimited listening to a catalog of more than 90,000 titles, which includes more than 6,700 premium audiobooks and podcasts in Castilian and Latino Spanish, including many Audible Originals created specifically for the Spanish audience. The service also offers titles in Catalan, Basque and Galician—with more content being added to the service regularly. Members also have all-you-can-listen access to thousands of titles from Audible’s global catalog, which contains extraordinary audio experiences in English, German, French, Italian and Portuguese.

Some Audible Exclusive highlights include the complete Harry Potter saga narrated by Leonor Watling; Sherlock Holmes with José Coronado; Alice in Wonderland with Michelle Jenner; Heart of Darkness with Juan Echanove; Moby Dick with José María Pou; Emma con Maribel Verdú; Alliance of Stars with Adriana Ugarte and The Hunger Games with Miguel Bernadeau. Other popular titles available on the unlimited service include Los Futbolísimos, The Girl on the Train, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games novel), The Invisible Guardian by Dolores Redondo, Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery, York Ham Does Not Exist by Marian García, Life Lived Meaningfully by Victor Kuppers and American Gods by Neil Gaiman.

Audible also offers members unlimited listening to its catalog of Audible Original Podcasts, including Alaska’s interview series Gen DRO; the first Mario Vaquerizo Podcast with La Historia con Mario; the premiere of Vis a Vis audio series with Najwa Nimri and Maggie Civantos; the terror audio series Hablas Miedo by Mona León; the audio comedy La que se avecina; the documentary series El Desafío with the story of ETA narrated by Ramón Langa; the self-care podcast by Elsa Punset Pequeñas revoluciones; Emilio Aragón’s audio debut with the children’s series El desván de Miliki; El Móvil de Mendes narrated by Olga Viza; a weekly podcast from Marca; children’s titles by Viacom including Paw Patrol and SpongeBob SquarePants; a science and technology podcast called Laife, produced by Animal Maker; News podcasts by Ana Pastor and Newtral Quién dice qué; in-depth political analysis with Rubén Amón; interviews by David Jimenez in Conversaciones con El Director; and a leading English-language learning course by Vaughan.

To offer customers more exclusive content, Audible and Grupo Planeta are working together to produce hundreds of audiobooks under the label Audible Studios, including the complete saga of detective Carvalho de Vázquez Montalván, classics by Miguel Delibes to commemorate his 100th birthday, and best sellers from authors like Megan Maxwell, Leonardo Padura, Eduardo Mendoza and J.J. Benitez. Audible.ES members also have exclusive access to the complete catalog of over 500 audiobooks that have been produced by Grupo Planeta. Audible has also entered into strategic content creation and distribution deals with publishers RBA, Anagrama, Roca Editorial, Edebe, Susaeta, La Esfera de los Libros, Almuzara, Duomo, Plataforma Editorial, Mueve tu lengua, Pottermore and Harper Collins, amongst other, as well as with literary agencies such as Carmen Balcells, Pontas, Antonia Kerrigan, Casanovas & Lynch, MBA, IMC or Silvia Bastos.

Spanish listeners can also take advantage of special customer benefits and content offerings Audible has made in agreement with leading Spanish companies and institutions, including Guía Repsol, ISDI, Club Vanguardia, International Student Card ISIC, Air Europa, Immfly, Iberia Airlines, IE University and Panasonic. Beyond the unlimited catalog, the Audible service also offers Spanish customers the ability to purchase and download additional bestsellers from an extended catalog for a steep discount of just €9.99 per title. For more details on these titles, please visit www.Audible.ES.

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