FT’s digital subscribers grew 12 percent in 2015
Digital subscriptions at the Financial Times grew 12 percent in 2015, the newspaper said Wednesday, to 566,000, with digital now representing almost three-quarters of the FT’s total paying audience.
The FT’s total circulation grew 8 percent year-over-year to more than 780,000 across print and online.
The London-based business newspaper, whose biggest circulation market is the United States, was acquired by Nikkei in 2015. It said its revenue grew in 2015, but it did not provide a specific number.
Digital content revenue grew 15 percent in 2015, and the FT now makes nearly 60 percent of its revenue from content.
The newspaper also disclosed that its combined print and digital readership grew 8 percent to 2.1 million daily readers, with mobile readership increasing 13 percent on 2014.