Apple Music makes mainland China debut at lower monthly subscription
Apple on Wednesday began offering Apple Music and other digital content in mainland China, putting a bargain price on the service in the high-priority market.
Along with the streaming music service, Apple opened the online doors of iTunes Movies and iBooks to customers in China.
“Customers in China love the App Store and have made it our largest market in the world for app downloads,” Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue said in a statement.
Apple Music in China features local artists such as Eason Chan and Li Ronghao, along with international performers including JJ Lin, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.
Apple Music, which launched in more than 100 countries at the end of June, was offered in China for a monthly subscription price of 10 yuan (about US$1.60), with a family plan avail-