Expats will have to pay for access to Telegraph
International movers from the UK who have settled for a new life abroad will no longer be able to access the Telegraph’s website for free.
The famous broadsheet has decided to put up a paywall to help generate vital income in a digital world that has hit the press and publishing industries hard.
Overseas visitors to the website will now find that if they want to read the newspaper online, they will have to part with £1.99 a month.
“Telegraph writers include many of the world’s finest journalists on areas such as politics, international affairs, sport and business,” commented Edward Roussel, the Telegraph Media Group’s executive editor of digital.
“There is a growing global demand for first-class journalism. The Telegraph already has a strong subscriber base of loyal readers in the UK. Our subscription model is now being extended globally.”
With the Telegraph being the third most popular online national newspaper, behind the Guardian and the Daily Mail, there are high hopes that expats and international readers will part with their cash.