Apple seems to be ramping up its iTunes Store and iTunes Match coverage as it announced that Apple fans in the Latin American countries will now have access to millions of contents beings sold in the iTunes store. Apple device-using folks in Brazil, Argentine, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Venezuela, and Peru will now be able to purchase music from major labels including EMI Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music and also from independent music labels. Additionally, our Brazilian friends will also be able to buy movies from major studios including Sony and Universal.
Apple has also made iTunes in the Cloud available for free in the countries mentioned. While iTunes Match is now live for folks in Brazil. If you’re one of the millions of Brazilian Apple fans who have been excited to partake of the iTunes Match service, well today is your lucky day. You can now subscribe to the service which enables you to store your music purchases in the Cloud by paying a $24.99 annual fee. No word yet on when this is going to be available for the rest of the Latin American countries, but we’re pretty sure Apple is just testing the grounds and if iTunes Match becomes successful in Brazil, it will probably be rolled out in other countries as well.