Apple reportedly close to iTunes deal in Brazil

Wed, 11/30/2011 - 6:05am
The Associated Press

A music publishers' group says it is close to signing a deal with Apple that would finally bring iTunes to Latin America's largest nation.

Executive Director Michaela Couto of the Brazilian Union of Music Publishers tells the O Globo newspaper that negotiations with Apple Inc. are at an "advanced stage" and that iTunes could be launched in Brazil by mid-December.

Calls to the union for comment went unanswered Wednesday.

Apple Brazil spokeswoman Juliana Nunes says the company has no immediate comment on the negotiations reported by O Globo.


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