February 16th, 2012

The Times digital subs near 120,000 as NI reports steady growth

The Sunday Times iPad appThe Times now has 119,255 paying digital subscribers and the Sunday Times 113,818, according to an update provided by the UK newspapers’ owner News International.

News International also reported that an average of 59,882 copies of The Times were downloaded daily on the iPad, a 35% increase since September 2011.

The average number of The Sunday Times iPad edition downloads in January was 63,959, representing an 80% increase since September.

The figures continue the steady growth in digital subscribers tracked by News International. This time last year (February 2011) the figures for The Times and Sunday Times stood at 79,000 and 75,133 respectively.

Add theses figures to News Internationals reported print circulation figures for January of 405,113 for The Times and 967,975 for The Sunday Times and there is now a total paying audience of 524,368 for The Times and 1,081,793 for the Sunday Times.

Both newspapers have apps available for download on most platforms and devices including Android, Amazon’s Kindle and Apple’s iOS.

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