Apple launches App Store in 32 new countries
The App Store further extends it reach and is now available in a total of 155 countries with new users expected to add to the over 400 million active accounts with credit cards now on iTunes.
Full list of countries that gained App Store access on Thursday:
Albania, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Palau, Papua New Guinea, SÃ£o TomÃ© and PrÃncipe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Zimbabwe.
Cook announced during the Worldwide Developers Conference earlier in June that iOS App Store had reached the 30 billion download mark with over $5 billion paid to developers of the iDevice apps. With over 650,000 apps available, 225,000 of which are designed for iPad, customers in the 32 new countries will have a plethora of offerings to choose from.