Readly, the digital platform allowing subscribers access to numerous UK magazines for a single monthly subscription, has won the “App of the Year” accolade at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Digital Awards held on 19 November 2014.
The PPA represents around 220 companies, ranging from consumer magazine publishers to business-to-business data and information providers, customer magazine publishers and smaller independent companies.
Readly launched its “all you can read” digital subscription service for magazine in the UK in March 2014 and currently offers *** magazine titles on the Readly platform.
Ranj Begley, Managing Director of Readly UK, said:
“We are delighted to have won the App of the Year award at the PPA’s influential digital awards event. This is a further endorsement of the Readly proposition, as we continue to work closely with the publishing industry to expand the range and quality of titles available on our platform.”
Readly is available on iOS, Android, Kindle Fire or Windows 8 tablets. One monthly subscription allows five users to log in on separate devices concurrently. The broad range of titles available includes Marie Claire, Delicious, Living Etc., The Lady, NME, Loaded, The Beano, Uncut, Cycling Weekly, Chat, Amateur Photographer and Time Out.
About the Readly app
Readly is a service that lets customers have unlimited access to hundreds of national and international magazines in one app. The service offers fast download and easy, intuitive use so that the reader can read magazines online effortlessly. After a free two-week trial period, subscribers pay € 9.99 per month (in US $ 9.99; in UK £ 9.99) for unlimited use. This price includes use of the service on up to five devices, allowing the service to be shared among the whole family so that everyone can read their favourite magazines online. Currently the service includes close to 600 titles, but the number of titles and issues available increases continuously; you can find the current selection at http://www.readly.com.
Readly International AB, the company behind the Readly service, is a privately owned company headquartered in Sweden. Formed in 2012, Readly today has offices in Sweden, the UK, USA and Germany and a rapidly growing user base in more than 100 countries, making Readly the world’s leading digital platform for reading magazines online. For publishers, Readly represents both additional reader revenues and deep insights into reader behavior. The magazine version is available globally. In Sweden, Readly also offers a book version that lets readers experience the original print layout including images. This delivers an unrivalled digital reading experience for books where photos and illustrations are important, such as children’s books and cookbooks. Readly has also introduced a pilot version for newspapers.