‘The new smartphone optimised newspaper of Het Nieuwsblad is addictive’

Het Nieuwsblad has launched a new smartphone optimized version of its daily newspaper. It is the second publisher to go live with the NextGen Phone technology of Twipe. This new newspaper format is available for the 16 regional editions, with no extra workload for the editorial team. The implementation, from start to finish, took only[…]

NextGen. Phone. boosts daily usage for HBVL with 50%

Last month, Het Belang van Limburg launched its new mobile optimized newspaper. By using the Twipe NextGen Publishing platform, HBVL creates the newspaper only once to publish it on all smartphones and tablets. Three weeks after the launch of their new newspaper app on phones we have a look at the first results. 50% more daily usage on smartphones On the[…]

News publishing on smartphones and social media, a threat or an opportunity?

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism publishes its fourth annual Digital News Report. As the smartphone becomes the defining device for online news and the environment is dominated by a few successful brands, publishers will increasingly struggle to reach a wider audience, both via apps and browsers, according to the fourth annual Digital News[…]

Newspaper evening edition dS Avond now also available on smartphones

“dS Avond”, the digital-only evening edition of De Standaard is now also available on smartphones. dS Avond was launched successfully in April 2013 on tablets and on the web. With the extension on smartphones, De Standaard now also wants to broaden its reach to the most popular mobile devices. The content of dS Avond is[…]

Tablet & smartphone reading of newspapers continues to grow rapidly

The study ‘One’ performed by the French ‘Audipresse’ and the Dutch ‘Media Standard Survey’ performed by the ‘MSS-partners’ shows reading newspapers on digital platforms continues to grow rapidly. According to the French study 42% of the French newspaper-readers read a digital version of the newspaper. From this number 27% of the digital newspapers are consumed using[…]

Internet Trends 2011- mobile revolution ready for tremendous growth

The leading venture firm KPCB presented this week its report on Internet trends 2011. It distills the mega-trends defining today’s Internet – including social, local, mobile and the fast-growing world of e-commerce . Some of the key-elements: The mobile revolution is still in its infancy and poised for tremendous growth. In the US and WEU[…]