Time Inc. is all set to launch a digital subscription service for the iPad in Times magazine very soon. It is probable that this digital subscription service will be available from June onwards.
Various opinions have come into spotlight regarding the digital subscription provision. Cost effectiveness is one of the key issues. Currently Time charges $4.99 per digital issue on the iPad. There are speculations about the price of the magazine after the introduction of the premium service. Price of the standalone issues will remain the same until the subscription versions launch.