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Apple expands iTunes into 56 new countries

Apple announced it has expanded its iTunes Store to 56 additional countries
By Daniel Perez from Dec 4, 2012 @ 11:02 CST

iTunes 11 was just released a few days ago to the expected joy and displeasure to the majority of its users, but today, Apple has announced it has made its iTunes Store available in 56 additional countries including Russia, India and South Africa.


Apple's iTunes Store is now available in 155 countries and today's expansion will further secure its dominance in the world of music, television and movies. Pricing in the newly launched countries will vary as a single song's price can range from 15 rubles (48 cents) in Russia to seven rupees (12 cents) in India.

Users in the newly launched countries will have access to over 20 million songs to choose from popular artists in their individual countries to international artists. Movies and television series will be available to rent or purchase in Russia, Turkey, India and Indonesia with Apple promising to add more countries soon.


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