New York, New York – From July 2014, Magzter subscribers will have access to a range of magazine titles published by international media company DC Thomson. Readers can enjoy The People’s Friend, a weekly women’s magazine founded in 1869 and famed for its fiction, cookery, craft, puzzles, gardening, travel and health. Other titles in the portfolio include; The People’s Friend Specials, The Scots Magazine, My Weekly, Scottish Wedding Directory, This England, Evergreen, WWEKids and Commando, the home of heroes since 1961. Plus, iconic British comic The Beano which features well-known characters such as Dennis the Menace, Gnasher, The Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx.
Magzter is available across a variety of platforms including Apple AppStore, Google Play (Android), Windows 8, Samsung App Store, Amazon App Store and Huawei App Store and customers can can buy a single edition of one of DC Thomson’s titles or take out a subscription. The digital newsstand will also feature archive issues of each magazine title.
“The magazines from DC Thomson strike such a deep bond with readers. I am a huge fan of Commando comics, having grown up with its hugely inspiring stories. I’m overjoyed to be able to have this collection from DC Thomson on Magzter. It will not only charm our subscribers but will also drive in new readers with its outstanding, inspiring and impeccable content.” – said Girish Ramdas, Co-Founder and CEO, Magzter Inc.
“We firmly believe consumers make the change! Their tastes and choices dictate trends and publishers and newsstands follow. A publisher like DC Thomson has such a clear understanding of what readers want that’s what makes a good publisher. Our focus at Magzter is to listen, learn and provide the best content that we can, every single time; and DC Thomson makes our job a lot easier and that much more fun!” said Vijay Radhakrishnan, Co-Founder and President, Magzter Inc.
DC Thomson Digital Content Manager Ian Cowley said, “We are excited about this collaboration. Magzter offers access to over 19 million global subscribers and is a great way for us to build our brands’ presence on a digital platform. It’s very important to us that our magazine titles are easily accessible to new and existing readers and Magzter offers customers access as and when they want it.”
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 16.8 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Magzter Magazine & Book Store 3.1.4 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. The Magzter app is also available for Android (Google Play), Windows 8, the Web, Amazon App Store and Kindle Fire and is expanding to more platforms soon. Users can buy their magazines on any of the above devices/platforms and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter. For more information visit Magzter online.
Magzter Inc. is the world’s largest and fastest growing self-service, cross-platform digital magazine store and newsstand with over 19 million digital consumers, more than 3500 magazines, 1000s of books and comic titles from over 1000 publishers. Headquartered in New York, Magzter has its local offices in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Amsterdam, Cape Town, Chennai and Singapore and will soon be expanding to other countires. Founded by global entrepreneurs, Girish Ramdas and Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan in June 2011, Magzter enables magazine publishers around the world to create and deliver digital editions of their titles to global consumers. Powered by its proprietary OREY Click Publishing System(R), Magzter also enables their customers to publish interactive/audio-visual content in the magazine as it supports HTML 5. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 Magzter Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.