US wireless carrier AT&T has announced that it will be offering Amazon's Kindle 3G eReader device from its brick and mortar stores from March 6th.
The company revealed that the device will be sold from its connected devices section at its retail outlets. The Kindle 3G will allow users to surf the web and download ebooks using a Wi-Fi connection or AT&T's 3G network.
AT&T said that consumers purchasing the device from its stores won't have to get into a binding contract with the company.
“Amazon has without question pioneered the eReader space with Kindle, and it's exciting to not only connect this device through our network, but now offer it in our stores to readers around the country,” Glenn Lurie, president of emerging devices at AT&T said in a statement.
“As the first dedicated eReader offered in our stores, we are confident the Kindle will be an attractive addition to our in store connected devices lineup,” he added.
Kindle 3G, which is offered for $189 for the 6-inch edition, is already available through Best Buy, Target, Staples and Amazon's website. A 6-inch Wi-Fi only version is also available for $139 while the 9.7-inch Kindle DX is available for $379.
Amazon recently dished out a new firmware update for Kindle, which brings new features like public notes and real page numbers.