SOURCE: Magzter

Magzter Digital Newsstand

April 08, 2016 10:07 ET

Playboy Magazine Now Available on Magzter

NEW YORK, NY --(Marketwired - April 08, 2016) - Magzter, the world's largest digital magazine newsstand, today announced a digital distribution partnership with Playboy magazine's US edition. The recently redesigned Playboy magazine includes a modern editorial and design approach and, for the first time in its 62-year history, no longer features nudity in its pages.

Playboy continues to publish sexy, seductive pictorials of the world's most beautiful women, including its iconic Playmates, all shot by some of today's most renowned photographers. The magazine also remains committed to its award-winning mix of long-form journalism, interviews and fiction.

Published 10 times a year, this magazine is priced at US$19.99 for an annual subscription on Magzter and US$5.99 for a single copy purchase.

Playboy's April 2016 issue (available now) includes pictorials with French-American model Camille Rowe and photographer Molly Steele; the Playboy Interview with Don Cheadle and 20Q with Bob Odenkirk; Artist in Residence Aurel Schmidt and fiction by Marie Calloway; and thought provoking articles such as The God Shot, Is Lagos the Most Dangerous Party City on the Planet?, and The Power of the People.

"We are thrilled to make Playboy available to Magzter's large and diverse group of digital readers as we continue to grow the magazine's audience." - Mike Violano, Senior Vice President, Playboy Enterprises, Inc.

"Playboy brings over 60 years of editorial experience with it and I'm sure that this renowned men's magazine will be instantly lapped up by Magzter users around the world. In addition to publishing gorgeous photographs of stunning models, the magazine also packs in interesting information about everything men desire -- from tech, auto and style to art, literature and politics." - Girish Ramdas, CEO, Magzter Inc.

"It gives me immense pleasure to extend a warm welcome to Playboy, one of the world's most famous magazines. I am sure many of our readers would be excited to read Playboy's new version through Magzter and we are happy to have Playboy without any nudity." - Vijay Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.

Magzter GOLD users can enjoy reading Playboy along with 3,750+ other international digital magazines.

About Magzter

Magzter Inc. is the world's largest and fastest growing self-service, cross-platform digital magazine store and newsstand with over 28.5 million digital consumers and more than 7,700 magazines from over 3,000 publishers. Headquartered in New York, Magzter has its local presence in London, Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Mexico City, Cape Town, Chennai and Singapore and will soon be expanding to other countries. Founded by global entrepreneurs, Girish Ramdas and Vijay 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 HTML5.

The FREE Magzter app is available on Apple iOS, Android (Google Play), Amazon App Store and Kindle Fire as well as the web with more platforms coming soon. Users can buy their magazines on any of the devices/platforms mentioned above and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter.

Magzter also launched a path-breaking "All You Can Read" subscription service called Magzter GOLD in January 2015, which gives digital readers unlimited access to thousands of magazines for a low monthly price.

The company counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including Time Inc. (USA), Condé Nast (USA), Hearst (USA), American Media (USA), Bloomberg (USA), Hearst Magazines UK, Dennis Publishing (UK), Time Inc. UK, Bauer Consumer Media (UK), Media24 (South Africa), Edipresse Asia (Hong Kong), India Today Group (India), WorldWide Media (India), Maxim Inc. (USA), Black Enterprise (USA), Singapore Press Holdings (Singapore), RBA (Spain) and Grupo Expansión (Mexico). Magzter has been rapidly increasing its publisher base with magazines from over 50 countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.; making it truly the #1 choice for magazine readers and publishers globally.

Contact Information

  • Vijay Radhakrishnan
    Co-founder and President
    +1-646-756-2524
    United States
    press@magzter.com