New York, New York – Global digital publishing platform and newsstand, Magzter Inc., has today announced that one of India’s largest media houses, Media Transasia has signed an agreement to publish all their Indian magazines digitally on Magzter.
Magzter has been rapidly expanding its publisher base across the globe with magazines from USA, UK, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, etc. and this deal with Media Transasia magazines will further enhance Magzter’s dominance in Asia.
Media Transasia has top global magazine brands like Maxim, Travel Leisure, Architecture Design, Casaviva, Child, Better Homes & Garden and Discover in India and a host of top titles in Thailand as well.
MagzterTM allows publishers to publish their magazines on all Apple devices via the Apple App Store and all Android 1.5 and above devices in addition to allowing readers to buy, subscribe and read their favorite magazines from their Laptops and Desktops via any Internet browser for those who don’t own these devices and smartphones. It is a boon to readers and publishers alike and allows readers to easily buy new magazines, subscribe to them and view multimedia links and video content among other cool content that may not be available on the print versions.
The Android (Google play) version of Magzter works on all Android 1.5 and above devices like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, Dell Streak, LG Optimus, Samsung S3, among many others who use the Android Operating System.
With this initial success and cool user features like Facebook and Twitter login, in-app purchasing, social sharing including sharing on the latest global rage Pinterest, Magzter is now on its way to the rest of the world to enable magazines worldwide to be able to easily publish their magazines and for users to find a plethora of magazines to choose from and to enjoy reading and archiving.
Magzter has also been adding magazines at a phenomenally fast pace and this roll out will benefit all their existing publishers and any new publishers who sign up on Magzter’s website and use their simple, self-service platform will get these features by default and at no cost to them.
Magazine publishers from all over the world are contacting Magzter to get on board this self-service, easy-to-use publishing platform that enables them to make their magazines available across all major mobile platforms starting with Apple and Android and looking to soon launch Magzter for Blackberry Playbook, Windows Mobile (Nokia) and Samsung’s new BADA platforms.
Publishers looking to increase revenue, reach and branding can turn to Magzter for an effective digital distribution channel, getting their publications in front of potential buyers without the hassle of printing and physical distribution. One of the most attractive features is the low time-to-market capability and the ability to gain global distribution at almost zero additional cost. The Magzter platform also provides publishers with sales reports so they can track their progress and success and also add on to their circulation numbers in order to earn more from advertisers.
“In less than 1 year of launch, we have crossed 2.5 million users and have been continuously innovating on the product which is giving us great market traction among readers and publishers alike. This new HTML5 technology will re-define the way magazines are published and read and monetized. Magzter completely reproduces the comfort of the traditional reading experience, while still bringing the modern benefits of the digital platform and top publishing houses like Media Transasia signing on our platform only strengthens our content and gives our readers the opportunity to buy from our ever increasing list of magazines” said Girish Ramdas, Co-founder and CEO
“As a technology intensive application, MagzterTM enables Media Transasia to manage their magazines in a seamless manner across multiple devices. Magzter operates a self-service online uploading platform where Media Transasia can handle pricing, issue release, sales reports and much more in a quick and efficient way” said Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan, Co-founder and President
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Magzter – Magazine store 2.0.4 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the News category.
Magzter Inc. is a New York, USA based digital newsstand with over a million digital consumer base and a growing base of popular magazines. The company counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including, Dennis Publishing, UK, Edipresse Asia, India Today Group, Haymarket, Black Enterprise. The magazine titles on its Newsstand include Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Reader’s Digest, AutoCar, Top Gear, Lonely Planet, Grazia, Hello! and 100s of other popular magazines. Magzter offers an ideal way to browse, buy, and read magazines on Apple iPad and iPhone, Android (Samsung Galaxy, etc) and the web. New titles from around the world are added every week and with 3000 magazine issues including popular free magazines available from across the globe makes Magzter truly the #1 choice for magazine readers and publishers around the World. Copyright (C) 2012 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.