Apple Music Expands Into 25 African Countries, Takes On China’s Boomplay
Apple Music has expanded into 25 African countries as it takes on China’s Boomplay, the largest music streaming service in Africa.
The digital music market in Africa is attracting global and local companies. Photo by Yingchou Han on Unsplash In its biggest geographical expansion since 2012, Apple has launched its music audio streaming service in 25 additional African countries.
The expansion in streaming means that Apple Music is now available in 39 of Africa’s 54 countries.
Eight of the 25 countries — Cameroon, Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Libya, Morocco, Rwanda, and Zambia — now have access to the company’s App Store and Apple Podcasts services, according to an Apple blog post.