Apple’s iTunes To Be Available In South Africa Next Month [REPORT]
Kenan made this announcement during his presentation at the event where he spoke on digital music solutions in sub-Saharan Africa and the impact that mobile devices have had.
If this news is anything to go by, it means that users in South Africa would not need to set up a US account from South Africa in order to buy music from iTunes in the country. It would also mean that they could possibly buy local music, movies and TV shows from South Africa through Apple iTunes.
Kenan’s digital music company provides digital music solutions and services to artists, record labels, telecom companies and ad agencies in emerging markets and Africa in particular.
Kenan was formerly the CEO of mp3.com Europe and has worked with SonyBMG as its Senior Vice President International Marketing and Business Development where he was responsible for the international marketing strategies for artists such as Dido, Avril Lavigne & Christina Aguilera as well as developing new revenue streams for the company. Previously, he worked at Universal Music International.
It is uncertain whether this new local iTunes store would offer movies, TV shows and music from South Africa. In the meantime, we’ve reached out to Apple for their comment and will update the post if necessary.
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