Apr 6, 2011

EDGE Media Network Launches LGBT Android App

For Immediate Release Apr 6, 2011

New York, NY - EDGE Media Network, today announced the release of the EDGE Android application, offering Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) readers mobile access to its award-winning news and entertainment community.

Available for free, the EDGE Android application allows users to access timely news and information across various content channels including news, entertainment, business, technology, style, health & fitness, travel, and nightlife -- utilizing the advanced capabilities of Android enabled phones.
The LGBT Android app joins a family of market-leading destinations for EDGE Media Network content including the EDGE iPhone App, online sites currently serving readers in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, Las Vegas, Fire Island, Providence, Seattle, and Provincetown, as well as a national site covering the USA from coast to coast.

"We’re thrilled to extend our reach into yet another platform that our community uses to get their mobile information," said EDGE Publisher David Foucher. "Our goal is to be where the LGBT community wants us to be---not only on the Web---but on social networks, mobile platforms, and like-minded partner destinations. We remain committed to expanding our reach and connecting individuals and businesses with news, entertainment and valuable local information."

The EDGE Android application allows online and offline reading of articles, simple navigation of channels, and a sliding photo viewer that offers access to hundreds of snapshots from gay and lesbian events around the world.

The EDGE Android application is available from Android’s App store. For more information, go to www.edgeandroid.com.

ABOUT EDGE MEDIA NETWORK:

EDGE is the largest network of local Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) news and information in the world, serving over 1 million dedicated readers each month online and on our mobile platforms. We are dedicated to the delivery of local, national and world content targeted to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community in a fair, entertaining and interactive format. Our sites deliver eight major channels of information to our readers, including daily news, arts & entertainment, business & finance, technology, health & fitness, style, nightlife, and travel. Additional channels provide local coverage of nightlife, shopping, plus a local business directory and calendar of events. We publish across the USA at www.edgeonthenet.com and in local city markets in Atlanta GA, Boston MA, New York NY, Los Angeles CA, San Francisco CA, Washington DC, Miami FL, Dallas TX, Chicago IL, Las Vegas NV, Philadelphia PA, Fort Lauderdale FL, Fire Island NY, Orlando FL, Providence RI, Seattle WA, San Diego CA, Provincetown MA, and New England. You can also access content via our gay mobile device apps (www.edgeiphone.com), (www.edgeandroid.com), Twitter @EDGEOnTheNet and on Facebook (@EDGE Media Network).

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For more information:

John Welton
Director Public Relations
415-215-8348
jwelton@edgemedianetwork.com