The Guardian First UK Newspaper On Satellite Newspapers' Global Network

Jul 15, 2003

Hardcopy editions of The Guardian and The Observer are now globally available on the day of publication via Satellite Newspapers' print-on-demand newspaper vending machines. These newspaper-vending machines, marketed as Satellite Newspaper KiOSKS, print on customer's demand any newspaper-of-choice on A3-format, within two minutes. British travellers can find Satellite Newspaper KiOSKS at high-traffic, international venues, such as hotels, airport concourses and convention centres in 25 countries around the world. When the Guardian and the Observer are at print stage the newspapers are sent via the Internet to Netherlands based Satellite Newspapers Worldwide. Satellite Newspapers distributes the newspapers digitally through satellite transmission to its global network of Satellite Newspaper KiOSKS. By distributing the news electronically rather than physically Satellite Newspapers provides newspaper publishers access to a new channel of distribution for their newspapers. Satellite Newspapers currently offers editions of 122 newspapers from 50 countries including publications such as the International Herald Tribune, USA Today (USA), Die Welt (Germany), Le Monde (France), El Pais (Spain), and Komsomolskaya Pravda (Russia).