New York Times To Limit How Much You Can Read For Free On Phones And Tablets

If you’re a frequent reader of the New York Times, a new change goes into effect next week that will limit how many articles you can read on your mobile device without paying for a subscription.

Beginning one week from today, June 27, the New York Times will only allow mobile users to read 3 articles per day on their smartphones or tablets before requiring them to purchase a subscription. Currently, you’re able to read between 10 and 15 per day. Digital subscriptions range between $15 and $35 per month.

It’s worth noting, even after this change goes into effect, mobile users still have more free access than web users, who are restricted to 10 free articles per month before purchasing a subscription.

The New York Times has mobile apps for all major platforms. You can get the iPhone version here, the iPad version here and the Android version here. They’re free to download, but require a subscription to read.


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