iTunes Store Movie Content Goes Live in 42 New Countries

Earlier this month, we noted that the iTunes Music Store had gone live in 56 new countries, nearly doubling the number of countries with access to the store. At the time, Apple noted in its press release that movies were also being launched in Russia, Turkey, India and Indonesia with "select additional countries" also scheduled to offer the film content.


Beginning earlier today, a number of MacRumors readers began reporting that movies had gone live in their countries, and AppleInsider has compiled a list of 42 new countries where movies are now available.

- Europe: Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine

- Africa, the Middle East and India: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Botswana, Cape Verde, Egypt, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Zimbabwe

- Asia Pacific: Micronesia, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

- Latin America and the Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago

The new additions mean that just ten of the 56 countries that added music content earlier this month have yet to begin offering movies. Those countries include: Barbados, Bermuda, Burkina Faso, Fiji, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, and Uzbekistan.

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103 months ago

Honestly, who cares? 99% of us are from US, UK, or AUS.


People like you are to blame to most of the world's problems. If it doesn't effect you, you don't care. What a shame.
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103 months ago

Honestly, who cares? 99% of us are from US, UK, or AUS.


42 new countries care.
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103 months ago

Honestly, who cares? 99% of us are from US, UK, or AUS.


Probably the people who live outside those countries?
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103 months ago

Honestly, who cares? 99% of us are from US, UK, or AUS.


Well, there's Canada for one, which has 13 millions more than AUS... And Deutschland, France, España, Italia, Österreich, just to stay in the first world...

Sheeessh...
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103 months ago

About this post no one cares.


Master Yoda? :D
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Honestly, who cares? 99% of us are from US, UK, or AUS.


About this post no one cares.
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