Apple’s making a big push in India, and it appears to be paying off. According to an article in The Times of India, Apple India’s revenue already rose by a factor of three last year, and analysts there expect the current brisk sales of iPhones to boost the company’s bottom line to over $ 1 billion in the current year.
While Apple does not disclose financials for the Indian sales unit, it [Read More...]
Apple has flipped the switch on the iTunes Store in a grand total of 56 new countries around the world, including key emerging markets like India. Russia, a country where Apple is expected to hold a small celebration event, also now has access to iTunes music and movies.
The iTunes Store is now available inÂ 119 countries in dozens of currencies. Here’s the full press release from Apple:
MOSCOWâ€”December 4, 2012â€”AppleÂ® today announced [Read More...]
For those of us up north battling the cold winter, this Mac setup at sunset is sure to inspire some envy. Reader Pavel G is spending his winter in balmy Goa, India, and set up a desk on the rooftop of a house near the beach. Here’s the hardware he’s using to be productive while beachside in the sunny tropics: MacBook Pro 15? iPhone 4 [Read More...]
It’s one of the largest mobile communities in the world. And Apple has it within its retail crosshairs. According to published reports Friday, Apple is looking to launch a physical retail presence in India at some point soon, most likely before the end of 2012. A source from India’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion reveals that talks with the iPhone maker have been going on for some time now. But it appears that the green [Read More...]
Apple could be set to bring its popular retail stores to India following the Indian government’s decision to allow 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) claims Apple is already interested in opening stores in India, with the Cupertino company reportedly in the process of finalizing its business plan. Live Mint reports that Apple became interested in bringing its retail stores to India [Read More...]
So far Apple hasn’t confirmed a release date for the iPhone 4S in India, but a new report by the Times of India claims that date could be very soon. The Times of India is reporting Airtel and Aircel—Apple’s partnered carriers—will launch the iPhone 4S “as soon as the clock strikes 00:01 on November 25.” This past Friday Airtel even announced on its Facebook page that the company would be launching the iPhone 4S “soon.” The [Read More...]
On Monday, the world learned that Apple’s iPhone 4 is about to make a major splash in one of the world’s largest and most rapidly expanding mobile phone communities on the planet – the nation of India. According to the Wall Street Journal, two prominent telecommunication service providers in India say the iPhone 4 will be introduced on their networks “in the coming months.” The news comes [Read More...]