Renowned Titles, including BILD, Die Welt, and Welt am Sonntag, Join PressReader Catalogue to Extend Global Presence

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada – June 14, 2023 – PressReader, a leading digital newspaper and magazine platform, is proud to announce the addition of a selection of prestigious titles from Axel Springer, one of Europe’s largest publishers. This collaboration brings an array of renowned German newspapers and magazines to the fingertips of PressReader users worldwide.

Effective immediately, patrons of PressReader gain access to Axel Springer’s impressive lineup of prominent German newspapers, including BILD, Die Welt, and Welt am Sonntag. Under the terms of the deal, these titles will be made available to PressReader subscribers via and PressReader’s award-winning iOS and Android app. These publications have been instrumental in shaping the German media landscape and are synonymous with high-quality journalism, in-depth reporting, and compelling editorial content. By integrating these newspapers into the PressReader platform, readers can now enjoy an immersive digital replica of these newspapers, ensuring they stay informed and up-to-date with the latest news, insights, and opinions from Germany and beyond.

In addition, PressReader will also add a range of leading German automobile, sports, and tech magazines to its extensive catalogue. Users can now explore Auto BILD, Sport BILD, Computer BILD, and Audio Video Foto BILD, renowned publications that cover the latest trends, developments, and innovations in the respective domains. With this expansion, PressReader continues to provide its users with a diverse range of interests, empowering and enriching curious minds with premium content.

By leveraging the PressReader agreement, Axel Springer will have the opportunity to extend its global presence and attract new audiences to its publications. This will be achieved by driving discoverability and engagement through PressReader’s diverse and established network of B2B brand partners worldwide. This network comprises prominent hotel chains, major international airlines, cruise ship operators, libraries and healthcare establishments. This includes a vast audience of millions of hotel guests, airline and ferry passengers, library patrons, healthcare patients, and offshore crews who frequently engage with renowned brands such as Fairmont Hotels, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, AccorHotels, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Air Canada, Seabourn, Renfe, among others.

Axel Springer Partners with PressReader


“PressReader is committed to providing our readers with quality journalism from a diverse range of reputable publishers and media companies across the globe,” said Steve Chapman, Senior Vice President of Content Partnerships at PressReader. “Our partnership with Axel Springer brings some of the world’s most respected German language publications to PressReader’s audience, providing access to trusted news, insightful articles, and captivating stories in an unparalleled reading experience.”

With the integration of Axel Springer’s newspapers and magazines, PressReader reinforces its position as a leading digital platform for news and magazine content. PressReader’s innovative technology ensures that users can enjoy an immersive reading experience, mirroring the look and feel of the print versions while offering added interactivity, convenience, and accessibility on various devices.

PressReader invites readers, media professionals, and enthusiasts alike to explore the new additions to its platform. Discover the latest headlines, explore diverse topics, and stay connected with the vibrant German media landscape, all through PressReader’s comprehensive collection of Axel Springer titles.


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PressReader is the largest all-you-can-read platform of newspapers and magazines where people can discover relevant and trusted content from anywhere in the world — publications such as The Economist, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, Los Angeles Times, La Vanguardia, The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Newsweek, Forbes, Le Figaro and Vanity Fair to name just a few.

Using their phone, tablet or computer, readers can  browse content online  or download editions for offline reading using the PressReader app. They can subscribe for unlimited access, or get the full experience sponsored by one of its brand partners. Businesses that leverage the premium content platform to enhance their customers’ experience − household names like Air Canada, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, JetBlue, Iberia, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Marriott, Fairmont Hotels, Seabourn Cruise Lines, Princeton University and the New York Public Library.

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