Published On: Tue, Apr 21st, 2020

Apple expands App Store, Music, iCloud and other services to dozens of additional markets

Apple pronounced currently it is rising a services App Store, Apple Podcasts, iCloud, and Apple Music to dozens of additional markets in Africa, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East among others in what is one of a biggest geographical expansions for one of a world’s biggest firms.

The App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Podcasts, and iCloud are now accessible in 20 additional nations, since a iPhone-maker’s song streaming service, Apple Music, has launched in an additional 52 countries.

Apple pronounced Music streaming use includes locally curated playlists including Africa Now, Afrobeats Hits, Ghana Bounce in new markets and, as an rudimentary offer, it is charity a six-month giveaway hearing on Music in a newly launched markets.

The App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and iCloud are now accessible in a following countries and regions:

  • Africa: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of a Congo, Gabon, Libya, Morocco, Rwanda, and Zambia.
  • Asia-Pacific: Maldives and Myanmar.
  • Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia.
  • Middle East: Afghanistan (excluding Apple Music) and Iraq.
  • Oceania: Nauru (excluding Apple Music), Tonga, and Vanuatu.

Apple Music is expanding to a following countries and regions:

  • Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Chad, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of a Congo, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Tunisia.
  • Asia-Pacific: Bhutan.
  • Europe: Croatia, Iceland, and North Macedonia.
  • Latin America and a Caribbean: a Bahamas, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and a Grenadines, Suriname, Turks and Caicos, and Uruguay.
  • Middle East: Kuwait, Qatar, and Yemen.
  • Oceania: Solomon Islands.

“We’re gay to move many of Apple’s many dear Services to users in some-more countries than ever before,” pronounced Oliver Schusser, Apple’s clamp boss of Apple Music and International Content, in a statement.

“We wish a business can learn their new favorite apps, games, music, and podcasts as we continue to applaud a world’s best creators, artists, and developers,” he added.

App Store is now accessible in 175 countries and regions, since Apple Music has reached 167 markets. In comparison, song streaming use hulk Spotify is accessible in fewer than 100 nations.

The accessibility of a aforementioned services in dozens of new markets should assistance Apple serve grow sales in a services segment, that already clocks some-more income than a Mac, iPad, and wearables and accessories.

Their accessibility should also convince some-more users to try Apple’s products. iPhone users in a past have voiced their beating when they don’t have entrance to a wider services ecosystem.

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