iTunes Store Launches in 52 More Countires

Apple has launched iTunes in 52 more countries, including Russia, Turkey, India, and South Africa, slowly expanding their world wide influence.

iTunes is like the father of modern digital music, movie, and in part software stores. From selling music, to movies, and being the program of choice when the first modern smartphone, the iPhone, launched. However their was a notice on the press release that stated “Movies are available today in Russia, Turkey, India and Indonesia, and will be available in select additional countries.”

Image courtesy of Apple.

Image courtesy of Apple.

The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in Russia, Sezen Aksu in Turkey, AR Rahman in India, and Zahara in South Africa,” Apple stated in their press release, “international artists including The Beatles, Taylor Swift and Coldplay, and world-renowned classical musicians including Lang Lang, Yo Yo Ma and Yuja Wang.”

This also expands their music library to over 20 million songs, and available in 119 countries, with apps available in 155 countries.

Originally posted on Technorati.

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