Land of the rising profits? Apple brings iTunes movies to Japan
Apple has just announced that iTunes movies are now available in Japan.
Previous, Apple announced iAds to the country through a partnership with The Dentsu Group, with the purpose of expanding Apple’s iAd mobile advertising network, starting in early 2011.
Bringing iTunes movies to the Japanese market gives Apple access to a large consumer-base through which to expand sales of not only movies through iTunes, but also Apple TV, which goes on sale in Japan starting this week.
“From today, you can rent or purchase from a selection of more than 1,000 HD/SD movies from 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, Asmik Ace Entertainment, Fuji TV, Kadokawa Pictures, Nikkatsu, Shochiku, and Touei Content from the Japanese partner.”