Telegraph axes metered paywall and launches premium subscription service

Telegraph Media Group is dumping its metered paywall to make the majority of its online output free alongside a new premium subscription service offering exclusive members-only content.

The new digital subscription service, Telegraph Premium, will cost between £2 and £6 a week for extras including a “premium digital edition of the newspaper for tablet or smartphone”.

For £10 a week subscribers can also get the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph and the top package, at £11, offers the full bundle of digital access, digital editions and print editions.

Last year, News UK scrapped the Sun’s full paywall, which was put up in 2013.

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