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This article was published on September 21, 2010

    Zune Marketplace’s International Debut Details

    Zune Marketplace’s International Debut Details
    Manan Kakkar
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    Manan Kakkar

    Manan is a Telecommunications engineer who's been following Microsoft and Apple for a couple of years. Fascinated by end user technology he Manan is a Telecommunications engineer who's been following Microsoft and Apple for a couple of years. Fascinated by end user technology he shares his thoughts in more than 140 characters and in 140 or less on twitter (@manan)

    With October imminent as the Windows Phone 7 debut month, Microsoft is putting the together the other crucial aspect of their mobile platform – their entertainment service, Zune.

    Zune Marketplace was expected to go international before Windows Phone 7’s launch and now Microsoft has detailed their expansion plans. Most of Europe and Australia will be able to make purchases and rent movies via the Zune Marketplace.

    The services and country breakup is as follows:

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    The prices for Zune Pass are:

    • Europe: 9.99 Euros or 8.99 Pounds per month for unlimited download and streaming.
    • US: $14.99 per month for unlimited download and streaming along with ability to keep 10 MP3s per month.