SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(NASDAQ:AMZN)—In March, Amazon.com announced that customers who subscribe to The New York Times for Kindle would soon be able to receive access to The New York Times website as part of their subscription. Today, that access is available and Kindle subscribers are entitled to complete online coverage of breaking news, articles, videos, audio clips, multimedia and blogs on NYTimes.com.
“The New York Times continues to be our bestselling newspaper in the Kindle Store,” said Russ Grandinetti, Vice President of Kindle Content. “We hope our customers enjoy this multi-tiered approach to getting their news, both on their Kindle and with full online access to all the features on NYTimes.com.”
“New York Times readers on Kindle are a very loyal and important audience, and we are pleased that online access is now a part of their subscription experience,” said Yasmin Namini, senior vice president, marketing and circulation, and general manager, reader applications, The New York Times Media Group. “With this added benefit of online access, Kindle New York Times subscribers can enjoy complete, around-the-clock coverage of breaking news, video, audio, multimedia and blogs from the world’s premier news site.”
To gain access to NYTimes.com, customers can now link their Kindle New York Times subscription to their NYTimes.com account by visiting www.nytimes.com/kindleaccess. To order The New York Times for Kindle, visit www.amazon.com/nytimes.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle with Special Offers, Kindle 3G with Special Offers and Kindle DX are the revolutionary portable readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. Kindle 3G, Kindle 3G with Special Offers and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions of items sold on Amazon.
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