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Piano Media Expands Into Poland With National Paywall System and SMS Billing

July 24, 2012


The most popular (and only?) paywall system, Piano Media, launched in Poland this week, putting content from 42 websites behind its national paywall (including 10% of content from Piano Media is known for its previous success in non-English, single-language countries like Slovakia and Slovenia. The one-bill, one-login system will charge Polish readers $5.85 a […]

Slovakia’s news payment system going large in July By Robert Andrews

May 28, 2012


Piano Media, the joint web news payment system operating in Slovakia and Slovenia, is preparing to launch in a third, larger market this summer, after recently taking funding for globalisation. “The third country we are launching in July will be much larger than the two we already have combined,” CEO Tomas Bella told me during […]

PAYWALL TIMES: Piano Media, the company that wants to put national paywalls all over Europe

February 13, 2012


Piano Media, the company that wants to put national paywalls all over Europe, is raising the subscription price for its pilot paywall in Slovakia by about 25 percent. The all-inclusive package covering 12 news sites will rise in price March 1, from €0.99 per week to €1.39; €2.90 per month to €3.90; or €29 per […]

PAYWALL TIMES: Slovakia’s News Pay Wall Gets A Little Higher

February 7, 2012


The content payment system which signed up many of Slovakia’s leading publishers in 2011 is now adding two more. The Piano Media platform is adding… Petit Press’ regional Korzar newspaper Spoločnosť 7 Plus’ plus7dni site, Plus 1 Deň daily newspaper and Pluska website The Rock’s Slovak Spectator, an English-language news weekly magazine The additions mean […]

PAYWALL TIMES: Most major media outlets in Slovenia will erect a unified paywall, mimicking an experiment in nearby Slovakia.By Andrew Phelps

January 10, 2012


. Eight Slovene media companies are participating — a group that includes nearly all of the nation’s major daily newspapers, a car magazine, a sports daily, two regional publications, and even a free city newspaper. A subscription to all of the content will cost €4.89 ($6.21) per month, two euros more expensive than the package […]