Canada’s Metro News launches iOS and Android apps

Canada's Metro News launches iOS and Android apps

Canada’s most read (and free) national daily newspaper Metro launched its Android and iOS apps, along with a new website and a $5-million national ad campaign. At the same time, the magazine expanded to 6 additional cities across the country and now covers 15 markets.

Readers obviously liked the apps, with Metro News taking the #1 free news app in the App Store, and has had more than 27,000 downloads. The Android version, on the other hand, is the #4 free news app, and has had more than 3,400 downloads.

Feature wise, Metro News comes with a nice lookin’ “mosaic” cover screen, big box ad unit (which is incorporated into the mosaic), offline download capability, ability to schedule automatic downloads of new content at a specific time each day (Android only), flip functionality to open the cover screen for a preview of all app sections, 3D horoscopes interface, and easy sharing of all content…

Metro News (FREE) [iTunes link] [Google Play link]

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