Apple expands its App Store, Arcade and Music services to new markets

Apple has been increasing its territories since its formation in 2008, and currently has stores and service centers in close to 195 nations as of this week. Recently they came to acquire trade rights in 20 more countries spread across Africa, South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and others. In these countries, Apple would be instituting its App Store, the Music Arcade, and services like the iCloud. 

Africa: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, the 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.

Apart from these countries, Apple Music too is being provided in the following countries

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.

As of now, Apple is working overtime on trying to bring in localized stuff in these countries and currently boasts of half a billion of weekly usages.