News International confirm The Sun online will go behind a paywall in August.
Sun+ will launch on 1st August and will cost £2 per week to gain access to the revamped Sun online which will include access to Premier League football clips. The announcement means that all News International titles will be behind a paywall online.
“Sun+ is a fantastic new package which provides readers with exclusive access to an ever increasing bundle of products, services and offers at an unbeatable price.
“This move ensures we will be offering a compelling paid-for package across all our titles, delivering great value for news that is worth paying for.
With the addition of the Premier League clips, we will be able to build on The Times’ credentials as Sports Newspaper of the Year, The Sun’s reputation as the paper for football and The Sunday Times’ renowned in-depth analysis and comment.” – Mike Darcey, CEO of NI Group Ltd