iTunes Store Adds Support For 56 Countries
Apple has opened the iTunes Store to 56 additional countries, bringing the official tally to 155. From Apple’s Press Release:
Apple® today announced the launch of the iTunes Store® in Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa and 52 additional countries featuring an incredible selection of local and international music from all the major labels and thousands of independent labels. The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in Russia, Sezen Aksu in Turkey, AR Rahman in India, and Zahara in South Africa, international artists including The Beatles, Taylor Swift and Coldplay, and world-renowned classical musicians including Lang Lang, Yo Yo Ma and Yuja Wang. Customers can choose from over 20 million songs available to purchase and download on the iTunes Store.
The iTunes Store is available in 119 countries and is the best way for iPhone®, iPad®, iPod®, Mac® and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download music online. […]
Customers also have access to the revolutionary App Store℠ with more than 700,000 apps available in 155 countries.
I find it weird that India and Russia have just now received the iTunes Store. Now they have one more place to spend their money.