Opera updates popular Internet browser
OSLO, Norway – Feb. 13, 2001
Opera Software today released the first beta of Opera 5.0 for EPOC. EPOC is the standard industry technology for the next generation of mobile communication and computing products. The platform is promoted and marketed by Symbian, a joint venture established in partnership with Psion, Ericsson, Nokia, Motorola and Matsushita (Panasonic).
EPOC is considered to be one of the most important platforms in the Post PC Era (PPE) of wireless Internet devices, and Opera with its EPOC technology is uniquely positioned to be the major player on the platform
“The previous version of Opera for EPOC – Opera 3.62 – was already widely considered to be the best browser available on the platform,” says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software, “Opera’s browser has garnered a lot of interest for the browser among manufacturers in the EPOC community,” he ends.
Opera signed an agreement with Psion PLC last year, making Opera the default browser on the their Revo Plus and NetBook devices…
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.