WASHINGTON (June 28, 2011)—National Geographic has launched a special hub on the iTunes Store at www.iTunes.com/NationalGeographic, allowing users to browse, purchase and download content from National Geographic — including apps, books, television episodes and music — in one location. The hub also will offer special and themed promotions, such as suggested content for summer travel, as well as free TV episodes, apps and more.
“The National Geographic hub on iTunes takes our brand into every part of the digital world with our mission — to inspire people to care about the planet — intact,” said Ted Prince, COO, National Geographic Global Media. “We’re thrilled to see consumers responding to our incredible content on iTunes pretty much the way our fans have responded for more than a century.”
With hundreds of television episodes and dozens of books, apps and songs available now on iTunes, National Geographic continues to develop quality content across multiple platforms. From photography and video to maps and games, from travel destination profiles to kids’ content and more, National Geographic continues to embrace new technologies to engage with its consumers and with new audiences worldwide.
The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. It reaches more than 400 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic magazine, and other publications; National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; music; radio; films; books; DVDs; maps; exhibitions; live events; school publishing programs; interactive media; and merchandise. National Geographic has funded more than 9,600 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geographic literacy. For more information, visit .