Time Inc. Launches Digital Subscriptions on iPad
June 14, 2012
Time Inc. Brings All 20 Titles, Including PEOPLE, TIME, SPORTS
ILLUSTRATED, FORTUNE and REAL SIMPLE to Apple's Newsstand
Digital Subscriptions Available to Consumers in US and Internationally
NEW YORK - Time Inc. today announced that digital subscriptions of all 20 of its consumer magazine titles are now available for iPad on Apple's Newsstand. Monthly and annual subscriptions to all 20 titles – including ALL YOU, Coastal Living, Cooking Light, Entertainment Weekly, ESSENCE, FORTUNE, Golf Magazine, Health, InStyle, Money, PEOPLE, People En Español, People StyleWatch, REAL SIMPLE, Southern Living, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Sports Illustrated for Kids, Sunset, This Old House, and TIME – are available now for U.S. customers and in select international markets. Existing print subscribers will be able to access the digital editions at no additional cost, and single issue copies will also be available.
"We are thrilled to bring our entire U.S. portfolio to Newsstand. It's an important step toward fulfilling our goal of being everywhere consumers want us to be," commented Laura Lang, Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc. "People love reading our digital magazines already on iPad and we are confident we can deliver an even greater consumer experience on Newsstand with digital subscriptions."
"We think customers are going to love being able to subscribe to their favorite magazines from Time Inc. on Newsstand," said Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. "Time Inc. has designed all 20 titles, including Sports Illustrated and People, to look incredible on iPad."
Joining Newsstand is the latest development in Time Inc.'s strategy to reach more consumers wherever and whenever they want. The Company was one of the first to bring its leading titles to iPad and is now delivering digital editions across multiple platforms, giving print subscribers access at no additional charge. Time Inc. is committed to designing 100 percent of its content specifically for each new platform, including its digital editions for iPad.
About Time Inc.
Time Inc., a division of Time Warner, is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company's magazines reach more than 110 million Americans each month, and its websites attract nearly 50 million unique visitors each month. With influential brands such as TIME, PEOPLE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, InStyle, and REAL SIMPLE, Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the FORTUNE 500, TIME 100, PEOPLE's Most Beautiful and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Sportsman of the Year.