New York, NY – July 20, 2021 . Magzter, Inc. announces its partnership with WT Cox Information Services to provide thousands of North American and International digital magazines and newspapers to US library patrons via the Magzter and Edzter platforms.
The Magzter library program allows Public library patrons to check out and read thousands of popular domestic and international magazines and newspapers in digital format, when libraries participate in this new program. Libraries are welcoming this solution as it enables the patrons to read the magazines and newspapers on any device.
The Edzter library program is designed for Academic institutions, Schools K-12 and School Districts, to access titles curated for the end user. Collections include College appropriate titles, Elementary, Intermediate and High School specific collections. With unlimited simultaneous users, students can read the magazines and newspapers on any device.
Library patrons can access titles via the Magzter or Edzter APP (Apple iOS, Android) or a web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, etc). Access to either platform provides unlimited simultaneous users and usage details collected by title and user, which assists in the ability to quantify digital collection purchases for the library.
"From the inception of digitally formatted magazines and newspapers, libraries have searched for the best way to provide digital titles to their patrons while also controlling costs and levels of access. Our goal is to share with the library community the simplicity and ease of a digital reading experience while offering an attractive collection and a cost-effective solution. WT Cox is proud to be partnering with Magzter to provide both of these platforms to our library customers", said Mike Perrine, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
"During these unprecedented times, it is very important for libraries to adapt to digital technologies and ensure that their patrons get access to the latest information, anytime and anywhere. At Magzter, we believe that this partnership with WT Cox is a significant step forward in digitally empowering libraries, while offering a space-saving and cost-effective solution. We believe that our new program will benefit millions of library patrons and students", said Vijay Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.
WT Cox's current and prospective library customers can access a demo and free trial of the Magzter or Edzter platform by contacting WT Cox directly or by going to www.wtcox.com.
About WT Cox Information Services
Founded in 1974, WT Cox is a full-service serials and information services provider, serving academic, corporate, special, government, school and public libraries nationwide. WT Cox offers a portfolio of services that include electronic and print subscription access, an ERM solution, online serials management tools, digital magazines and personalized subscription management services. http://www.wtcox.com
Magzter Inc. is the World's largest and fastest growing self-service, cross-platform digital newsstand with over 75 million users since its inception in 2011, and thousands of magazines and newspapers across 40+ categories and 60+ languages. Headquartered in New York, Magzter has its local presence in Amsterdam, London, Mexico City, Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Singapore, and will soon be expanding to other countries. Founded by global entrepreneurs, Girish Ramdas and Vijay Radhakrishnan in June 2011, Magzter enables magazine and newspaper publishers around the world to create and deliver digital editions of their titles to global consumers.
The Magzter platform is available as an app on Apple iOS and Android (Google Play), and a website for browser-based reading. Users can buy their magazines and newspapers on any of the devices/platforms mentioned above and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter.
Magzter also has the largest number of articles in the world with its game-changing ezRead 2.0 feature for its apps, which enables smartphone and small-screen mobile users to enjoy magazine/newspaper content the way it was meant to be enjoyed, with article text that is easy to read and is accompanied by stunning videos and high resolution photography.'
Magzter's game-changing feature based on Geo-Fencing Satellite technology, Magzter Smart Reading Zone, offers unlimited access to thousands of best-selling magazines, newspapers and premium stories on the Magzter app for any location instantly, without the need for users in the location to purchase them individually. Several commercial entities like hotels, hospitals, doctors' clinics, coffee shops, corporate offices and educational institutions have partnered with Magzter and turned their locations into Smart Reading Zones, as they see it as an engaging value-added service for their customers, employees and students respectively. Magzter SRZs are also being proposed for Smart Cities across the globe.
The company counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including TIME USA, LLC, Condé Nast (USA), Hearst (USA), American Media (USA), Bloomberg (USA), Maxim Inc. (USA), Guardian News & Media (UK), Dennis Publishing (UK), Future (UK), Reach Publishing Services Limited (UK), Media24 (South Africa), Tatler Asia (Singapore), India Today Group (India), The Times Group (India), Worldwide Media (India), HT Digital Streams Limited (India), Singapore Press Holdings (Singapore), Bauer Media (Australia) and Grupo Expansión (Mexico). Magzter has been rapidly increasing its publisher base with magazines and newspapers from over 50 countries, making it truly the #1 choice for readers and publishers globally.