April 3, 2014 Last Updated 3:23 pm

Global Eagle Entertainment partners with Magzter to provide airlines with access to regional and international digital magazines

DTI will distribute the new content to airline customers worldwide via its popular eReader platform, which is compatible with seatback and wireless inflight entertainment systems

Press Release:

Los Angeles, Calif. – April 03, 2014 -– Global Eagle Entertainment today announced a new partnership with the world’s fastest growing, cross platform digital newsstand, Magzter, to provide a catalogue of thousands of regional and international digital magazines for inflight entertainment.

Magzter, which currently is available as an app (iOS, Google Play, Windows 8, Kindle Fire, among others) and a web portal to buy and read digital magazines and books, features over 3,500 North American and International magazines from more than 1,000 of the world’s leading publishers. Global Eagle Entertainment’s market leading provider of digital reading publication software, DTI, will distribute the new content to airline customers worldwide via its popular eReader platform, which is compatible with seatback and wireless inflight entertainment systems.

The offering from Magzter will allow Global Eagle Entertainment to offer airlines an extensive selection of North American and International magazines from the world’s leading magazine publishers.

“Our eReader platform represents a truly cutting-edge solution for airlines, and our ability to leverage this platform with the most engaging content available provides an added-value to our customers’ inflight entertainment program,” Dave Davis, Chief Operating Officer at Global Eagle Entertainment. “Our partnership with Magzter represents our continued success in seeking out and delivering relevant content solutions for our airline customers while answering the market’s growing need for innovative solutions that operate in both wireless and connected environments.”

“At Magzter, we are consistently dedicated to increasing publisher’s exposure to the global magazine consumer. This partnership with Global Eagle Entertainment augurs well as a step forward in achieving that mission,” added Aaron Wall, Director of Strategic Alliances at Magzter. “The magazines on our platform cover a variety of categories including entertainment, sports, lifestyle, travel and news which are all very popular with leisure and business travellers. Magzter’s extensive international coverage will also allow airlines to offer popular local and regional magazines which can be route-specific and complementary to their regional audio and video inflight entertainment programming.”

  • Carl 4 years ago

    Very smart move for both companies.