The first international developers have started receiving their acceptances into the iPhone Developer Program ($99). We've heard confirmation from readers of the same.

The $99/year iPhone Developer program provides you with a developer certificate which allows you to install your applications onto the physical iPhone for testing. It also allows you to submit your applications to the iTunes App Store for inclusion.

Apple has been slowly ramping up their iPhone Developer program, now extending the program to international developers.

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