Sports Illustrated Launches Apps For Android TabletsBy: Mike Sachoff - February 11, 2011
Time and Sports Illustrated are introducing a new “All Access” digital subscription plans for Android tablets and smartphones.
Beginning today, Sports Illustrated "All Access" includes new magazine apps for the Samsung Galaxy and Android smartphones (OS 2.1 and higher); web access to the issue (after log in). The plans are:
*Print/Digital (Samsung Galaxy/Android Smartphone/Web): $48 annually or $4.99/month
*Digital Only: $3.99/month
*Current print subscribers have free access to the digital package throughout the remainder of their subscription
In the last eight months SI has introduced a new magazine iPad app, SI Snapshot (developed in HTML5) for Google Chrome and a new SI Facebook Fantasy Football game.
"We view every new technology as an opportunity to provide our long-time subscribers with digital access to the magazine and at the same time attract new readers," said Terry McDonell, Time Inc. Sports Group Editor.
"Our editors and designers have stepped up to customize the best-possible version of SI for various platforms and technologies."