Oslo, Norway, Sept 20, 2006
Opera Software, a global leader in Webbrowsing technologies, today announced a distribution agreement with TDCA/S, Denmark’s leading provider of mobile telecommunication services.Under the terms of the agreement, the Opera Miniâ„¢ Mobile browser can bedownloaded by TDC’s Danish users directly to their phones by sending afree SMS with the word “opera” to 1202. The offer will also extend toservice providers and their customers using the TDC network.
The powerful Opera Mini browser reformats regular Web content to fit thewidth of mobile screens utilizing Opera’s unique Small-Screen Rendering(SSR) technology. Mobile phone users downloading Opera Mini will be ableto reduce costs through faster downloading times.
Featuring bookmark speed dials, content download, skinning and browsinghistory, Opera Mini provides users with quick and easy access to all theirfavorite Web sites from their current mobile device.
“We’re excited that TDC’s customers can get Opera Mini, so that they havea totally new way to surf the Web on their mobile phones,” says Jon S. vonTetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. “By combining our leading edge technologywith TDC’s strong product portfolio, users will now be able to check theire-mail and use their favorite Internet services on phones that previouslyhaven’t been capable of running a Web browser.”
Since its successful launch in January 2006, Opera Mini has attracted morethan 5 million people worldwide. Leading mobile operators and handsetmanufacturers have realized Mini’s market potential and are pre-installingthe browser on selected handsets, revolutionizing the way people accessWeb content.
Opera Mini is available for download by sending a free SMS with the word”opera” to 1202.
About Opera Software
Opera Software ASA has redefined Web browsing for PCs, mobile phones andother networked devices. Opera’s cross- platform Web browser technology isrenowned for its small size, performance and standards-compliance, whilegiving users a faster, safer and more dynamic online experience. OperaSoftware is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices around the world.The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbolOPERA. Learn more about Opera at www.opera.com.
About TDS A/S
TDC is a Danish-based provider of communications solutions withsignificant presence in selected markets in Northern and Central Europe.TDC is organized as six main business lines; TDC Solutions, TDC Mobileinternational, TDC Switzerland, TDC Cable TV, TDC Directories and TDCServices. TDC was privatized in 1994 and the shares are held by individualand institutional shareowners primarily in Europe and USA.
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