Apple launches iTunes store in Brazil, Latin America

Dec 13, 2011
Bookshop employees in Sao Paulo pile up copies of a biography of Apple co-founder Steve Job, in Sao Paulo. Apple on Tuesday launched its iTunes store in Brazil as well as in 15 other Latin American countries.

Apple on Tuesday launched its iTunes store in Brazil as well as in 15 other Latin American countries.

The iTunes Store in Brazil offers a catalog of more than 20 million songs, including from top Brazilian stars Ivete Sangalo and Marisa Monte, the California-based firm said in a statement.

Also available for purchase and download are a broad selections of international artists such as the , Rihanna and Coldplay.

Most of the songs are priced at 99 US cents and most albums at $9.99.

Apple said it was also bringing the iTunes Store to 15 other Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the , Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela.

Apple's App Store offers more than 500,000 apps to hundreds of millions of iPad, and iPod users in 123 countries.

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