Apple’s latest announcement just added more meaning to the popular saying that “Every disappointment is a blessing” as one of the major reasons for its expansion is due to the fact that the company noticed its consumers around the world currently facing a lockdown are spending more time on their devices.
Tuesday April 21st 2020, Apple announced a huge expansion of its services to into 52 more countries with two dozen in Africa. This bring the total number of Apple Music services to 167 countries and regions in almost 5 years after its official launch. How is this news a great one ? Well Cameroon is one of the two dozen countries that has benefited in this major expansion. According to reports, these new countries with Apple Music expansion will be granted a six-month trial of the music and video streaming service.
Cost of the service will range for as low as $3 to $11 monthly. This will enable every user if the iPhone to be able to afford the monthly subscription and stream their favorite song, movies and playlist directly on Apple Music.
“We’re delighted to bring many if Apple’s most beloved services to users in more countries than ever before“, said Oliver Schussers, Apple’s vice president for music and international content.
Although Apple has been working on this expansion which was supposed to have been announced on a later date, the big move was fueled because Apple noticed its consumers around the world facing a lockdown are spending more time on their devices.