February 16th, 2012

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


The Sunday Times app 150x101 The Times digital subs near 120,000 as NI reports steady growthThe 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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