An Apple exec has told Reuters that the company will be expanding its European iTunes Music Store in October. Vice president Eddie Cue told the news service that Apple is on pace to cover "a good portion" of Western Europe, whereas Apple is currently operating its music store only in France, Germany, and the UK, as well as the US. From Reuters:
"We are well on pace to launch more EU stores. We will do it next month," Eddie Cue, Appleis vice president of applications told music executives at the annual Popkomm conference in the German capital on Wednesday.
In typical Apple style, the computer maker gave scant details of the hotly anticipated launch. He told reporters on the sidelines it would likely include more than five new countries in the next wave of stores.
"It will cover a good portion of Western Europe," he said of the launch, but declined to elaborate.
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