Opera 3.62 for EPOC Launched

Opera’s latest release will define mInternet

Oslo, Norway – July 6, 2000

Opera Software today released the full version of Opera 3.62 for EPOC, firmly placing itself as a major player in the wireless space. Opera 3.62 for EPOC is fast, user-friendly and flexible. The browser is the first product to arise from the company’s effort to make Opera’s Internet experience available from a wide variety of devices.

Opera 3.62 for EPOC is already a success for Opera Software. Psion PLCsigned earlier this year with Opera Software to include it as the defaultbrowser on their Series7 and netBook range.

“There is a huge interest for our browser in the EPOC community,” says Jonvon Tetzchner, Co-founder and CEO, Opera Software. “EPOC is one of the mostimportant platforms in the Post PC Era (PPE) we are moving into, and withthis release Opera Software confirms it will be one of the giants in thewireless space,” he concludes.

Already in 1997 Opera Software saw the emerging market for Internet devices,and started porting Opera to operating systems other than MS Windows, soonOpera for EPOC is joined by the Linux, Mac, Be, and OS/2 platforms in theOpera family of Web browsers.

“Opera 3.62 for EPOC has all the Opera trademarks of speed andfunctionality,” says Keith Hollis, Lead Developer EPOC, Opera Software.”Opera is simply the best Internet experience available on the EPOC platformtoday,” he ends.

Opera 3.62 for EPOC features Web browser functionality, full colour (256colours) support, full zooming key mapped to a range of zoom levels, 128-bitencryption, SSL 2 and 3, TLS 1.0, HTML 3.2, Support for Java Applets usingEPOC native Java implementation, JavaScript 1.1, and CSS1.

With the release of Opera 3.62 for EPOC, the EPOC team at Opera Software hasstarted the job to move EPOC into its 4.0 version.

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About EPOC

EPOC is the industry standard technology for the next generation of mobilecommunication and computing products. EPOC is promoted and marketed bySymbian, a joint venture established in partnership with Psion, Ericsson,Nokia, Motorola and Matsushita.

About Opera Software

Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Webbrowsers for the desktop and embedded markets, partnering withcompanies such as IBM, AMD, Symbian, Canal+ Technologies, Ericsson,Sharp and Lineo (now a division of Embedix). The Opera browser hasreceived international recognition from end users and the industrypress for being faster, smaller and more standards-compliant than otherbrowsers. Opera is available on Windows, Mac, Linux/Solaris, OS/2,Symbian OS and QNX. Opera Software ASA is a privately held companyheadquartered in Oslo, Norway. Learn more about Opera at www.opera.com.