Windows Phone Store expands its presence to 42 new markets

Microsoft has today announced the launch the of its Windows Phone Store in more 42 new markets and has now expanded the availability to 113 markets now.


Finally Microsoft is trying to catch where it has been lagging from a long time. Quality apps are hitting the Store and with the expansion to new markets, both the developers and users will be benefiting.

The new markets where Windows Phone Store is now live are:

Angola, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (DRC), Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Paraguay, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Great to see Microsoft finally getting aggressive and reaching more markets. Currently Apple’s App Store is available in 155 markets whereas Google’s Android has its presence in 129 markets worldwide.