FT.com Subscription Services wins New Media Age award

FT.com won the  ?media' category at Thursday's annual New Media Age Effectiveness Awards, in London.

Judges described the site as : "A monster, the leader of all subscriptions, it sets the standard out there. Head and shoulders above the rest, nothing else could challenge it to first place."

FT.com launched subscription services in May 2002. With over 55,000 subscribers and over 3.5 million unique users, FT.com is now the world's most popular audited business website.

FT.com broke even in Q4 2002.

Tracy Corrigan, editor of FT.com, commented :

"FT.com has long been recognised for its excellent global business news, comment and analysis. In the last year, we have show that people are willing to pay for our distinctive content, and we are delighted that our success has been recognised by the industry,"

Notes

FT.com is the world's leading business information website, and the internet partner of the Financial Times. The site reflects the values and authority of the Financial Times newspaper, with the immediacy and interactivity of the internet. FT.com's 3.5 million unique monthly users generate 55 million monthly page views, delivering a premium audience to advertisers.

Further information:

Joanna Manning-Cooper + 44 20 7873 4447 or joanna.manning-cooper@ft.com