Apple iTunes U Hits 300 Million Downloads

Posted Aug 25, 2010

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has announced that they have hit the 300 million download mark for iTunes U. It took about three years to hit this mark. About 800 universities have iTunes U websites. Half of that number of universities distribute content on iTunes too.

Schools in China, Hong Kong, Mexico, Japan, and Singapore are now distributing content on iTunes too. iTunes U has about 350,000 audio and video files from these universities.

?iTunes U makes it easy for people to discover and learn with content from many of the world?s top institutions,? stated Apple VP of Internet Services Eddy Cue. ?With such a wide selection of educational material, we?re providing iTunes users with an incredible way to learn on their computer, iPhone, iPod or iPad.?

[Apple PR]