New York Times digital subscribers up 40,000

Friday, 21 October 2011 - 10:26am

The New York Times has added more than 40,000 new digital subscribers since June, with 324,000 readers in total now paying for online access to the newspaper.

The NYT has 1.2 million digital users overall, the paper's publisher said on Thursday, including 800,000 print subscribers who get free access to the website and 100,000 who get complimentary access as part of a sponsorship deal with Ford.

Publisher the New York Times Company announced the figures as it reported a third-quarter profit of $15.7m, compared with a $4.3m loss in the same period last year.

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