Stampen Media Implements Aria Systems’ Usage and Subscription Billing Platform and Begins Digital and Print Subscriber Migration
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aria Systems, the leader in helping businesses grow revenue based on subscriptions and usage, today announced that Stampen Media, one of Sweden’s largest media groups, has implemented with success with its cloud-based billing platform and began migrating print and digital subscribers to the new platform. In addition to the core billing and subscription management platform, Stampen Media is powered by Aria Media and Publishing Suite (AMPS), the extension designed to support the digital and physical subscription needs of media and publishing companies. Aria expects to complete the migration of all Stampen Media subscribers across its 12 syndicated media titles by early next year.
With the successful go-live, Stampen Media now has access to customer management tools that allow service reps to manage all customer subscriptions and execute changes more easily. Stampen Media customers can manage their accounts through new user self-service capabilities and activate new subscriptions online.
“As our digital subscriber base continues to grow, Aria’s platform gives us the ability to manage, bill and serve print and digital customers in a centralized, modernized environment,” said Hanna Månsson, Head of Subscriptions at Stampen Media. “We look forward to leveraging the full power and capabilities of the Aria platform to accelerate revenue growth for print and digital subscribers.”
Stampen Media delivers high-quality journalism and local news to more than one million readers through its 12 subscription newspaper titles. The biggest title, Göteborgs-Posten, with more than 130,000 paying subscribers, was recently awarded the Swedish Newspaper of the Year 2022 award. The media business saw record growth in 2021 with a 23% increase in digital subscriptions, a 34% increase in digital broadcast revenue. , and a 34% increase in digital advertising revenue. Stampen Media is majority owned by Polaris Media, a Norwegian media company that also uses Aria and AMPS.
“Going live with Stampen Media makes Aria the modern billing platform of choice for media and publishing companies looking to manage digital and print subscriptions together,” said Tom Dibble, president and CEO. from the management of Aria Systems. “After their record year of revenue, we’re excited to continue working with Stampen Media to help drive subscription revenue to new heights.”
Aria will provide advisory services through its Technical Account Management subscription offering throughout the migration process and as Stampen Media adds new titles and services.
About Aria systems:
Aria Systems’ native public cloud usage and subscription billing platform is the analysts’ choice, ranked #1 by leading research firms. Innovative companies such as Adobe, Allstate, Comcast, Subaru and Telstra depend on Aria to accelerate time to market and increase flexibility, enabling them to maximize customer value and increase recurring revenue with subscription-based, usage-based, and one-time offerings. For more information, visit: www.ariasystems.com.
About Stampen Media:
Stampen Media is one of Sweden’s largest media groups. Stampen Media includes a number of media houses with strong positions in news media, digital media and distribution. The group includes the twelve subscriber morning newspapers Göteborgs-Posten, TTELA, Hallands Nyheter, Hallandsposten, Bohusläningen, Strömstads Tidning, Alingsås Tidning, Partille Tidning, Kungälvs-Posten, Kungsbacka-Posten, Mölndals-Posten and ST-tidningen. www.stampenmedia.se