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MONTREAL, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Next Issue has your passport to the world's best stories – food, fashion, sports, entertainment, news, travel – and it's now available in both national languages. The digital magazine newsstand is coming to Canadians in French on Monday, April 20 with a lineup of the best French and English magazine titles from here in Canada and around the world.
Next Issue in French features an all-French-language interface with more than 20 Quebec-based French magazines, plus more than 100 leading English titles. These French titles will also be available on Next Issue in English.
"Some of the world's most rich and diverse French magazines are right here in Canada, and we're giving consumers unparalleled access to the stories they want most," said Brinda Luckoo, Senior Director, Next Issue Canada, Rogers Media.
The French magazine titles are 5-15, Allô Vedettes, Châtelaine, Custom Tour, Déco Réno $, Enfants Québec, Full Fille, Gabrielle, Géo Plein air, JE cuisine, JE décore, L'actualité, LOULOU, Maison & Demeure, Moto Journal, Protégez-vous, Quadnet/le monde du VTT, Québec Science, Sélection du Reader's Digest, Ricardo, Riches et célèbres, and Vélo Mag. Next Issue also consists of such popular English titles as FLARE, GQ, National Geographic, People, Sportsnet, Sports Illustrated, and Vanity Fair.
Continued Luckoo: "With Next Issue now available in both French and English, we're committed to reaching more content lovers across the country and continuing our investment in the digital future of the magazine industry."
The Next Issue app will now be downloaded in your preferred language device setting, and is available across popular mobile products including Android™ tablets and smartphones, and iPad®, iPod® Touch, iPhone and Windows 8 devices (English service only for Windows 8). One account is shareable across five devices so that the whole family can enjoy unlimited access to their favourite magazines. Next Issue is available at $9.99 per month for all monthly and bi-weekly magazines with the ability to browse and discover new titles at no extra cost. For $14.99, subscribers will have access to all weekly publications with back issues included. In addition, subscribers can experience rich bonus features on many of the titles such as videos, expanded photo galleries, and interactive maps.
About Next Issue Media
Next Issue Media, the company behind Next Issue, is a joint venture of six leading publishers - Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp., Rogers Communications, and Time Inc. The company was formed to bring the world's most popular magazines to life on the digital device of your choice.
About Next Issue Canada
Next Issue Canada is a joint venture with Rogers and Next Issue Media. Next Issue Canada was launched in 2013, bringing the world's most popular magazines to life for Canadians on their tablet and smartphone.
Rogers Communications is a leading diversified public Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
SOURCE Next Issue Canada
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For further information: Media Contacts: Charmaine Khan, Rogers, Charmaine.Khan@rci.rogers.com, 416-277-0450; Valerie Dupuis, North Strategic, email@example.com, 514-622-4843