May 26, 2020
Apple's App Store, Music services launch in dozens of new countries

Apple’s App Store, Music services launch in dozens of new countries


Apple is pushing its services to new countries and regions, opening up fresh revenue streams.

Jessica Dolcourt/CNET

Apple expanded the reach of its services on Tuesday, bringing the App Store, iCloud, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Arcade, to 20 new countries, while Apple Music came to 52 new markets. It includes countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Oceania.

The App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and iCloud are now available in:

  • Africa: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the 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.

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Apple Music came to:

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

“We’re delighted to bring many of Apple’s most beloved Services to users in more countries than ever before,” Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and International Content, said in a release.

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In January, Apple revealed that its services revenue soared 17% to $12.7 billion, largely thanks to the App Store, as it reported an all-time record quarter. The expansion of its services into new markets also comes a week after Apple launched its $399 iPhone SE, the most affordable iPhone in its lineup. 

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