Apple Hits 1 Billion Podcast Subscriptions, Makes It Official

Cupertino embeds landmark announcement in Podcasts section on iTunes

Apple has announced a new iTunes milestone this week, confirming that its Podcasts section currently has 1 billion subscriptions.

In the Podcasts section up on iTunes, Apple proudly announces the milestone saying, “From comedy to hard news to sports to innovative educational content and so much more, podcasting has transformed the global media landscape. podcasts on iTunes launched in the summer of 2005 and since then, we’ve seen countless episodes downloaded and streamed.”

Apple then adds that “the heart of podcasting is finding your favourite voices in this exciting field, and subscribing to the best ones.”

Which is why the iPhone maker is celebrating the milestone by highlighting some of the most popular podcasts ever aired, as well as a collection of new shows which Apple touts as captivating.

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