Time Inc. Now Offering Digital Magazine Subscriptions in Newsstand

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Time Inc. and Apple have had a longstanding relationship, which hasn’t always been the best. According to a report from AllThingsD, Time Inc has now negotiated and announced that they will begin to offer a number of their magazines through Digital Magazine subscriptions in Apple’s Newsstand. About 2 years ago, Time Inc. backed out of plans to introduced Sports Illustrated … Read More

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Apple to Announce iPad Magazine & Newspaper Subscription Model at December Event?

Following rumors earlier this week that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are to unveil the world’s first iPad-only newspaper subscription, comes a new report from Daring Fireball’s John Gruber that suggests Apple are to hold a media event on December 9th, where News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch will announce the plan for a new billing option for periodicals on the iPad. Gruber wrote today, “My … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Pushing to Accelerate iPad Subscription Roll Out

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is pushing hard to bring Subscription Publishing to the iPad sooner rather than later. Whilst it is still possible that we may not see any regular subscriptions to newspapers until next year, some analysts are thinking that Apple would like to at least lay the groundwork for another stream of media revenue … Read More

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Apple Setting Up Newspaper and Magazine Subscriptions for iPad?

Something that a lot of the media outlets (both all digital outfits and converted to digital from more traditional print media) have wanted from Apple and the iPad is the ability to create a subscription type model for their publications. Indeed this is something that Rupert Murdoch, a recent convert to the “Church of Jobs”, is spending serious time sucking … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Setting Up Newspaper and Magazine Subscriptions for iPad?

Apple (AAPL) and Publishers Disagree over iPad Subscriptions

Time Inc. attempted to submit a subscription version of their iPad “Sports Illustrated” app to Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store last week. Only to have it rejected by Apple. Who, for some reason, find the idea of digital magazine subscriptions unattractive to their current business model. Time’s reason for attempting this strategy is apparently because customers are unhappy with the $4.99 price … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) and Publishers Disagree over iPad Subscriptions