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Rokomari Preparing To Launch An eBook Application Aptly Named Muthoboi Along With Its Own eBook Format

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Apr 23, 2018

Local eCommerce company Rokomari.com aspires to be more than a mere ecommerce company. It has since expanded to categories like small electronics and gift items and educational products such as calculators. Now, the company is in the process of launching an eBook application of its own. In an interview with Future Startup, OnnoRokom Group Chairman, Mahmudul Hasan Sohag, the parent company of Rokomari, shared Rokomari’s plan to get into eBook space.

“We have been working on an eBook application called Muthoboi, an entirely homegrown technology that we have built at Rokomari,” said Mahmudul Hasan Sohag. “We have been testing the application for a while now and plan to launch it shortly. It is compatible with both iOS and Android platforms.”

Along with Muthoboi, Rokomari has also been working on a new eBook format called .rok. The format, Mr. Sohag said, will be highly secured and aims at making it easier for non-resident Bangladeshis and local reader community to read their favorite books.

Rokomari is one of the earliest ecommerce companies in Dhaka. It enjoys a widespread brand recognition in the market, primarily for selling books online and its distinguished marketing and service affords.

Getting into eBook is a natural move for Rokomari. The company has been selling books for years now. Now get ready to read Bangla ebook from Rokomari. And in the near future probably a device from Rokomari to read your ebooks.

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Ruhul Kader is a technology and business analyst based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Future Startup and author of Rethinking Failure: A short guide to living an entrepreneurial life. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, technology policy, and society. He can be reached at ruhul@futurestartup.com

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