Apple will reportedly allow alternative payment systems on its App Store in South Korea as part of a move to comply with new regulations in the country. On Tuesday, the Korea Communications Commission said Apple had submitted plans for the change, according to reports from The Korea Herald and Reuters.
Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment but told Reuters it looks “forward to working with the KCC and our developer community on a solution that benefits our Korean users.”
Last year, Google and Apple from requiring developers to use their in-app purchase systems. It also prevents app store operators from unreasonably delaying approval of apps or deleting already approved ones.that prohibits tech giants like
Google in November said it wouldfor people in the country for both mobile and tablet apps.
Representatives for the KCC couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.