For the Asian countries, your wait is finally over! That’s if you are waiting for the iTunes to become available in your countries.
Wednesday, Apple finally announced that its online media store iTunes is now available in 12 Asian countries including Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. This will be a big news, yet making it easier for music lovers to find, buy, and download their favorite music as well as videos.
Previously, only New Zealand, Japan, and Australia are the only countries that can access iTunes because of copyright and licensing issues.
While users in Asia of Apple’s devices are only limited to download applications such as games, productivity apps and entertainment, they are not able to download music and videos unless they have gift cards or iTunes cards issued in the U.S. or Britain.
Asia is now becoming a significant market to the Cupertino, California-based company, they doubled the revenue of Apple surpassing Europe.
You may notice or not but Apple did not mention China even if it is the biggest market for its products. They are only limited to access free contents and apps.