iBookstore has been helpful to students and teacher in United States. Now it is set to help Brazilian students in academics.
According to a Brazilian magazine, Apple’s iBookstore is coming to Brazil in next 30 days. Launching of iTunes Store and iTunes Match was late last year in Brazil. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, mentioned Brazil specifically as an extremely important growth market for Apple.
The launch of the iBookstore in Brazil may position Apple ahead of Amazon in the country.
As the journalist Jardim points out, this news means that Apple could leapfrog Amazon on the e-bookstore front. While the retail company has been negotiating publishing rights with Brazilian publishers for the last few months, rumor has it that the discussions have stalled, and Amazon hasn’t yet confirmed when it will start beefing up its local catalogue.
Outside China, Brazil is the only country where Apple products are actually made, also as mentioned by the CEO of Apple that it is a major growth market for Apple.It was also the initiative of the Brazilian government , It signed off on tax incentives which enable Foxconn and Apple to build iPhones an iPads in the country.
Source: Mac Rumors