Recent News, 2005

Blog while you jog: People run to new My Opera Community

Oslo, Norway – October 19, 2005 Opera Software today invites everyone onthe Web to experience the new My Opera Community.The new site extends the reach of today’s social Web by allowing membersto blog and upload photos directly from their mobile phones. As the worldleader in mobile browsing technologies, Opera designed the site to givethe same […]

Opera Software Releases Browsers in Hindi and Punjabi: Only Current Browser Supporting Both Languages

Oslo, Norway – October 17, 2005 Opera Software today announced the availabilityof its browser in both Hindi and Punjabi.The browser is available for Windows and Linux.It can be downloaded from Opera’s download page.   “The Web must become more accessible to people wherever they live andwhatever language they speak,” said Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, […]

Nokia N70 from T-Mobile with Opera Browser

Oslo, Norway – October 14, 2005 Opera Software and T-Mobile recently announced that the Nokia N70 comes with the Opera browser as part of T-Mobile’s Web’n’Walk offering. The N70 is the newest phone in T-Mobile’s Web’n’Walk offering – introduced in the UK market and coming to more markets soon. It is the third phone with […]

Smarter browsing on smart devices: Opera 8 is the default browser on Sony Ericsson’s P990

Oslo, Norway – October 11, 2005 Opera Software today announced that Sony Ericsson’s P990 will ship with Opera 8 as its default browser. Opera is embedded in the Symbian OS-based UIQ 3.0, the user interface platform of Sony Ericsson’s new smartphone which is the successor to the popular P900/P910. It will be the first phone […]

Opera Quadruples Download Rates

Oslo, Norway – October 5, 2005 More than three million new users havedownloaded the Opera browser in the two weeks since the company launched its free browser. The average daily download rate quadruples the previousrate achieved before the release of Opera 8.5. Opera’s growth comes as consumers demand greater safety and productivityonline. Opera has the […]

Twice the Speed and No Speedos: Opera Reaches One Million Downloads in Two Days

Oslo, Norway – September 22, 2005   More than one million people have downloaded the Opera browser in the two days since Opera announced it was dropping the ad banner and going completely free.   The download rate doubles the previous record reached in April when the company released Opera 8. According to server logs, […]

Feel Free: Opera Eliminates Ad Banner and Licensing Fee

Oslo, Norway – September 20, 2005 Opera Software today permanently removed the ad banner and licensing fee from its award-winning Web browser.The ad-free, full-featured Opera browser is now available for download – completely free of charge – at “Today we invite the entire Internet community to use Opera and experience Web browsing as it […]

Opera on the Hitachi W32H, the fifth joint release with KDDI

Oslo, Norway – September 9, 2005 Opera Software today announced that theOpera browser is included on the Hitachi W32H for KDDI’s 3G network inJapan. The release of this new, BREW-based mobile phone coincides with theone-year anniversary of Opera Software’s agreement with KDDI. It is thefifth mobile phone with Opera delivered by KDDI within one year. […]

T-Mobile teams with Opera on SDA II Smartphone: Opera’s first commercial deployment to Windows Mobile OS

Oslo, Norway – September 2, 2005 Opera Software, global leader in Web browser technologies, and T-Mobile agreed on equipping the new T-Mobile SDA II Windows Mobile Smartphone with the Opera browser as part of T-Mobile’s “Web’n’Walk” offering. The SDA II is the first commercial deployment of the Opera browser for the Windows Mobile 2003 Smartphone […]

Enjoy the view: Opera Browser on the new WLAN-enabled DoCoMo M1000 3G phone in Japan

Oslo, Norway – August 31, 2005 Opera Software today announced that their popular Web browser will come standard on the new 3G handset from NTT DoCoMo Inc., the M1000. The M1000 is an advanced 3G phone for the business market, with full Internet and e-mail connectivity through both 3G and GSM networks, WLAN and Bluetooth. […]