|By PR Newswire||
|March 4, 2014 05:00 AM EST||
-- London Evening Standard full news articles, news photographs and videos now available in Mobiles Republic's News Republic and Appy Geek
LONDON, Mar. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobiles Republic®, a leading syndicator of trusted news on mobile devices and the London Evening Standard, one of the UK's leading news brands, today announce they've entered into a content syndication agreement. This builds upon the successful relationship with the paper's sister title The Independent that already distributes content via Mobiles Republic apps. As a result of the deal, London Evening Standard content will be available to more than 17 million active users of Mobiles Republic's popular mobile apps including News Republic®, Appy Geek™, Appy Gamer™, Sports Republic™ and GlamLife™.
London Evening Standard and The Independent content available in News Republic and other apps will include news stories and news videos from across London and the UK. "Partnering with Mobiles Republic is an exciting step for London Evening Standard to continue building a sustainable value proposition for diverse news content delivery in the rapidly expanding mobile news sector," said Michael Pocock, Head of Licensing and Syndication, of London Evening Standard. "We are pleased to partner with such a talented producer of mobile apps which continue to receive top-ratings from users across multiple mobile platforms."
"London Evening Standard and The Independent have a superior reputation in the news business and we are pleased to contribute to their digital deployment by bringing their news to our rapidly growing user base," said Gilles Raymond, CEO of Mobiles Republic. "Mobile apps, such as News Republic, provide the innovation required to address mobile news consumers' demands for easy to navigate, personalized, trusted and timely news on the go, and partnering with London Evening Standard will considerably enhance the content offered."
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About Mobiles Republic
Mobiles Republic has licensing agreements with more than 900 global and region news sources and is rapidly expanding and transforming mobile news consumption. Its apps, including the award-winning News Republic, have been downloaded more than 30 million times to mobile devices, and have a rapidly growing active user base of more than 17 million. Mobiles Republic proprietary news engine, TagNav® generates more than 10 million page views per day of licensed and trusted content, and has generated more than three billion news article views to-date, including in six languages – English, French, Chinese, German, Italian and Spanish. Mobiles Republic is also the technology and news content partner powering HTC's Blinkfeed smartphone interface. The company is headquartered in Bordeaux, France, and has offices around the globe including in the US and London. For more information, visit www.mobilesrepublic.com, Twitter: @MobilesRep.
About London Evening Standard
The London Evening Standard is London's only free quality newspaper, currently reaching over 1.7 million readers each day. From mid-January, the number of copies printed was increased from 700,000 towards a target of 900,000 copies, responding to the demands from readers who live or work outside central London to be able to get a copy every night. Online, the Standard.co.uk site reports 4.55 million unique users (Dec ABCes) and has recently launched a completely free tablet and smartphone App. Award-winning campaigns including The Dispossessed, Get London Reading, a Ladder for London and Escaping the Gangs have broken new ground for newspapers and raised millions of pounds for the capital's most vulnerable people. The London Evening Standard was bought by Evgeny Lebedev in January 2009 and is edited by Sarah Sands.
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