Amarin Publishing, Thailand goes digital across devices through Magzter

[] New York, New York – Global digital publishing platform and newsstand, Magzter Inc., has announced the launch of digital editions of the magazines of Amarin Printing And Publishing Public Company Limited, one of Thailand’s largest publishing houses. This comes close on the heels of Magzter signing up with top Thai publishers including Blue Mango Publishing, Art4d, The Aspirers Group Co., Ltd, GM Group Magazines, DiGiMedia Asia Co., Ltd.

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 Amarin Publishing magazines will further enhance Magzter’s dominance in Asia and Thailand.

Amarin Publishing has top magazine brands like Cheewajit Magazine, Health & Cuisine, lemonade Magazine, My Home Magazine, Real Parenting Magazine, room Magazine, Secret Magazine, Sudsapda, WE Magazine. Magzter is launching these titles on Apple’s Newsstand as well through Magzter and they are expected to be released by the first week of October 2012.

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 all over the world 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.

Magzter 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.

“I was really impressed when I met Mrs. Rarin Utakapan Punjarungroj, Managing Director of Amarin Publishing who spearheaded this deal. She was very proactive and quick to understand on the value proposition of publishing her magazines digitally through Magzter. I am sure Amarin and other Thai publishers can leverage our existing 3.5 million user base and reach global audiences as well through Magzter increasing their digital revenue” said Girish Ramdas, Co-founder and CEO, Magzter.

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.

“In less than 15 months of launch, we have crossed 120,000 Facebook fans which is a true testament of our growing global user base. With Amarin publishing onboard we are very hopeful of having all Thai publishers coming onboard Magzter” said Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan (Vijay), Co-founder and President, Magzter.

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 8 and Samsung’s new BADA platforms.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 3.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Magzter – Magazine store 2.1.1 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. It is also available on Google Play. The Amarin magazines are at Magzter online. Readers can buy Amarin titles through their iPad, iPhone, Google Play store (Android), Web, and can read from any device/platform. The cost of subscription of these titles vary between $22 (USD) to $35 and users can enjoy reading these titles digitally through Magzter.Magzter – Magazine store 2.1.1
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Magzter Inc. is the world’s largest and fastest growing digital self-service Newsstand with over 3 million digital consumers using its store. The company counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including Dennis Publishing (UK), Haymarket (UK), Edipresse Asia (HK), India Today Group (India), Black Enterprise (USA), Singapore Press Holdings (Singapore) and has been rapidly expanding its publisher base with magazines from USA, UK, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, etc. with Korea and Japan soon on the cards. 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.

###Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan
Co-founder and President
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