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Amazon will purchase Wondery to develop its affect within the podcast market

Wondery produces podcasts like "Dirty John", "Dr. Death", "Business Wars" and "The Shrink Next Door".

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January
4, 2021

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This article has been translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

Although Jeff Bezos' company did not disclose the price it was buying for, the podcast platform could sell for more than $ 300 million. Productions like: "Dirty John", "Dr. Death ”,“ Business Wars ”and“ The Shrink Next Door ”.

Amazon announced the purchase of Wondery, the podcast platform that contains some of the world's most popular programs and was founded by Argentine Hernán López.

The e-commerce company reportedly announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire Wondery, which it defined as "a world-class podcast producer and creator who entertains and educates listeners." He also made it clear that negotiations are still ongoing.

Although Jeff Bezos' company did not disclose the price it is buying for, the podcast platform could sell for more than $ 300 million. Wondery, includes productions such as: "Dirty John", "Dr. Death", "Business Wars" and "The Shrink Next Door".

According to Variety reports, Wondery has 20 million unique listeners monthly.

Amazon Music entered the podcast market in September 2020 and with this purchase the company plans to expand its offerings and growth in this sector.

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