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April 01, 2015 11:23 ET

Magzter Adds 500 New Titles to Magzter GOLD, Largest Collection of 'All-You-Can-Read' Digital Magazines Now at 2,500 and Growing

After Just One Month, Leading Digital Newsstand Signs On Dozens of New Publishers and Hundreds of New Titles, Including American Media Inc., Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur and The Atlantic, for Its 'Netflix-Style' Subscription Service

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2015) -  Magzter, the largest and fastest-growing digital magazine store and newsstand in the world, with more than 25 million users globally, today announced the addition of over 500 new titles to Magzter GOLD, the 'all-you-can-read' digital magazine subscription service that gives users unlimited access to the largest library of digital magazines across mobile, tablet and web for $9.99 a month.

Magzter GOLD already featured more than 2,000 titles at launch, including Maxim, ESPN The Magazine, Inc. and Fast Company, and will now include additional top-tier U.S. publications such as Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, The Atlantic, and over 500 others. The new wave of titles also features dozens of publishers like American Media Inc., which owns and operates leading celebrity and fitness brands, such as Men's Fitness, OK!, Star and The National Enquirer

"Since launching Magzter GOLD in late-January, we've seen a threefold increase in the number of magazines and pages read, and a similar increase in overall user engagement," said Girish Ramdas, CEO & Co-Founder of Magzter. "Publishers are quickly taking note of these impressive metrics as the 'all-you-can-read' model proves capable of delivering a substantial ROI. We're thrilled to welcome major titles and publishers like American Media Inc., Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur and The Atlantic, and we look forward to entering additional publisher partnerships as we continue to expand our offering throughout the year."

In addition to providing the largest library of digital magazines in the world via the "all-you-can-read" format, Magzter GOLD's reimagined user interface is a key differentiator that emphasizes constant content discoverability. Magzter's proprietary algorithm tailors the reading experience for individual users based on their interests and interactions with in-app content.

"With over 25 million users worldwide, we offer unmatched global scale for publishers and they continue to sign on," said Vijay Radhakrishnan, President & Co-Founder of Magzter. "The 'all-you-can-eat' model is an increasingly popular format for all media, from movies to music, and magazine publishers can't ignore the demand. With our userbase, technology and content, we expect even more to join our newsstand in the coming weeks."

Magzter will continue offering its Magzter GOLD Subscription in two tiers, with the first being unlimited access to all 2,500-plus magazines for $9.99 a month. The company also offers Magzter GOLD Lite, giving users unlimited access to any five of its available titles for $4.99 a month.

Magzter is FREE to download across Apple iOS, Android (Google Play), Windows 8, the web, Amazon App Store, and Kindle Fire. It is truly the #1 choice for magazine readers the world over.

For more information about Magzter Gold, please visit: www.magzter.com/magztergold.

About Magzter

Magzter Inc. is the world's largest and fastest growing self-service, cross-platform digital magazine store and newsstand with over 25 million digital consumers, more than 5,000 magazines and thousands of books and comic titles from over 2,000 publishers. Headquartered in New York, Magzter has its local presence in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Amsterdam, Cape Town, Chennai and Singapore and will soon be expanding to other countries. 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® that allows publishers to upload their magazines with a single touch, Magzter also enables them to publish interactive/audio-visual content in the magazine as it supports HTML 5.

The FREE Magzter app is available on Apple iOS, 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.

The company counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including Hearst (USA), Conde Nast (USA), Newsweek (USA), AMI (USA), Dennis Publishing (UK), Haymarket (UK), Media24 (South Africa), Edipresse Asia (HK), India Today Group (India), WorldWide Media (India), Maxim Inc. (USA), Black Enterprise (USA), Singapore Press Holdings (Singapore), RBA (Spain), Grupo Expansión (MX), and has been rapidly expanding its publisher base with magazines from more than 40 countries including USA, UK, Germany, Spain, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, etc., making Magzter truly the #1 choice for magazine readers and publishers the world over.

For more information about Magzter, please visit: www.magzter.com.

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