PressReader to Host More Than 50 Popular Magazines From Singapore Press Holdings on its Multi-Channel Digital Network

Digital distribution leader will help Southeast Asia's foremost magazine publisher grow readership in strategic vertical markets and countries

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NewspaperDirect (ND), the world leader in multi-channel  magazine and newspaper content distribution, announced the addition of more than 50 titles from Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Magazines to the world's largest publication kiosk application, PressReader, and its online companion website,

SPH Magazines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, is Southeast Asia's leading magazine publisher and has long been recognised for superior editorial content and award-winning designs for its magazines.  Its titles are enjoyed by millions of readers with discerning tastes in men and women lifestyles, fashion, and other interests.  

Some of the titles available include: Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, Golf Digest, Harper's BAZAAR, Seventeen, CLEO, Home & Décor, Her World, Female and Shape, to name just a few.

With this agreement, SPH's market reach instantly expands beyond Singapore and neighbouring regions to include more than 12,000 libraries worldwide, as well as thousands of hotels, airlines, cruise ships, yachts, corporations, and government offices. 

"Our vision to engage minds and enrich lives across multiple languages and platforms inspires us to continually strive to give our magazine subscribers a superior reading experience," said Joseph Lee, managing director, New Media at SPH. "NewspaperDirect shares our vision and has the innovative technology and market leadership we need to showcase our publications to more readers around the globe."

All 50+ magazines will also be available to individual PressReader/ subscribers to read on their PCs, Macs, smartphones, tablets, and eReaders running iOS, Android, Android for Amazon, Windows 8, and BlackBerry 10 operating systems.

SPH has been a NewspaperDirect publishing partner since 2007, when it launched The Straits Times on ND's Print-On-Demand and services.  Adding the SPH magazines is a strategic move in the publisher's mission to grow its digital distribution through new channels and strengthen its media leadership in Southeast Asia and around the globe.

"We are committed to offering our readers and channel partners the very best magazine and newspaper content from around the world," said Nikolay Malyarov, vice president of Publishing and Legal Affairs at NewspaperDirect. "SPH Magazines' publications will not only delight our subscribers, they will open untapped markets for the publisher, allowing them to instantly reach millions of new readers through our large and growing library, hospitality, marine, and aviation segments."

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About NewspaperDirect Inc.

NewspaperDirect delivers the world's newspapers and magazines to millions of readers the way they want to receive them – in print, online, or on their mobile device, tablet or eReader. Recognised as the world leader in multi-channel content distribution and monetisation, NewspaperDirect is the chosen partner of more than 3,500 publishers from 100 countries.

The company's flagship application, PressReader, delivers the most authentic newspaper and magazine reading experience on PCs, Macs, tablets, smartphones, and eReaders – wherever readers live, travel, work, study, or play.

Singapore Press Holdings and SPH Magazines

Incorporated in 1984, Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.  SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women's Weekly, The Peak, Home & Décor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories. It also publishes Harper's BAZAAR and Cosmopolitan in Singapore and Malaysia with Hearst Magazines International.

Media Contact: Chanelle Dupre, NewspaperDirect, 604 278 4604 ext. 325,

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