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Almost 6 years later, iTunes U passes 1 billion downloads

0. phoneArena 28 Feb 2013, 20:38 posted on

iTunes U was an educational initiative announced by Apple back in May of 2007, and now almost 6 years later, iTunes U has passed 1 billion downloads. That seems like a pretty long time, but to be fair 1 billion is a pretty big number, and iTunes U didn't really get that popular until the release of the iPad in 2010...

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posted on 28 Feb 2013, 21:48 2

1. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3652; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Way to go! This is great news.

posted on 28 Feb 2013, 21:58 2

2. Ninetysix (Posts: 1659; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


One of the reasons schools chose the iPad in the classrooms. Apple's educational resources is leaps ahead vs other mobile OSes.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/2012/08/31/top-50-ipad-rollouts-by-enterprises-schools/
http://www.apple.com/education/

posted on 28 Feb 2013, 22:47 1

3. alterecho (Posts: 1085; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


Apple gives equal importance to students' development and also to the physically challenged and the rest. Way to go Apple. BTW, i didn't know iTunes U was released before 2010.

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