The Globe and Mail Launches Globe Unlimited:Online subscription service begins today at globeandmail.com***
Globeandmail.com unveils exclusive subscriber services:Dashboard, Streetwise and ROB Insight
TORONTO, October 22, 2012
The Globe and Mail today launched Globe Unlimited, its digitalsubscription service for the globeandmail.com website and apps. Starting today, online readerswill require a subscription to Globe Unlimited to access unlimited content seamlessly across allplatforms and devices. Casual visitors to globeandmail.com can still enjoy free access of up to10 pieces of Globe and Mail content per month (including articles, videos, slide shows and other features), after which they will need to subscribe to Globe Unlimited to continue accessingmost other content on the site.Globe Unlimited will be available at no additional cost for five- or six- day home deliverynewspaper subscribers, and significantly discounted to $4.99 for partial-week home deliverysubscribers. For non-newspaper subscribers, a Globe Unlimited trial is available for 99
This is another example of how The Globe continues to invest in new print and digital technologiesand top notch journalism
. The introduction of Globe Unlimited will allow us to further re-invest inthe quality journalism our readers expect
,” said Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO, The Globe
Globe Unlimited is at the forefront of the digital transformation that is allowing us todeliver more insight, analysis and content to our readers
Along with unlimited access to all Globe content on any platform, a subscription to GlobeUnlimited also includes exclusive subscriber-only content and tools such as: Dashboard, a newtool to personalize your news experience; a new and improved Streetwise column, providing up-to-the-minute developments and news on the financial markets; and ROB Insight, a new featureproviding passionate business readers with an early jump on the stories that are unfolding eachday.Key details of Globe Unlimited:
Casual users of globeandmail.com who do not have a print subscription will still haveaccess to 10 free online items each month, after which they will either need to subscribe,or wait until the next calendar month when another 10 free articles become available.
There is no additional cost for readers who have a five- or six-day/week home deliverysubscription to The Globe and Mail newspaper, but going through the online subscriptionprocess is still required.
Those with partial home delivery subscriptions, including Friday/Saturday or Saturday-only, can receive Globe Unlimited for a substantially discounted price of $4.99 per month.
The Globe homepage, section fronts, video, stock quotes and Letters to the Editor will allremain free and accessible to the public, and will not count toward the monthly limit.