Recent News, 2009

Facebook most popular on the mobile Web in Africa

New State of the Mobile Web report from Opera shows 5% jump in global mobile Internet users December 22, 2009 – Oslo, Norway Opera Mini has garnered more than 41.7 million users worldwide showing a 5.3 percent jump compared to the previous month, according to the State of the Mobile Web report for November 2009. […]

Opera Mobile 10 adds language support

Now available for download on Windows Mobile and Symbian/S60 phones Oslo, Norway – December 21, 2009 Opera Software continues to improve its Opera Mobile 10 browser for Windows Mobile and Symbian/S60 phones, with the release of an upgrade to its latest beta (beta 2). This critical step towards the final version of Opera Mobile 10 […]

More than 5 million people are browsing faster with Opera Turbo

Opera’s unique compression technology expands with 60 percent user growth in one month, according to latest Opera Turbo report Oslo, Norway – December 18, 2009   More than five million people used Opera Turbo during the month of November, a greater than 60 percent increase over usage in October. This rapidly increasing usage rate denotes […]

Consumers win in the EU case against Microsoft

Oslo, Norway – December 16, 2009 Opera Software today announced that Web users are the winners upon the completion of the European Commission’s investigation into Microsoft’s browser-bundling practices. Microsoft will now offer users of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 a screen presenting a choice of Web browsers. In December 2007, Opera Software urged […]

A browser that stands for change

Barack Obama comes to Oslo as Opera celebrates 90 million users Oslo, Norway – December 10, 2009 Today Opera Software celebrates its 90 million users from across the globe. After 15 years of browser innovation, Opera has inspired change on the Web. People all over the world are celebrating today, and special guests are flooding […]

One user interface (UI) on any mobile phone

Opera introduces new, cross-platform UI framework. Opera Mobile 10 now available to operators and OEMs on major mobile platforms including Android, BREW, Windows Mobile and Symbian/S60 Oslo, Norway — December 10, 2009 Opera Software today released Opera Mobile 10 to operators and OEMs. This direct-to-distributor version is available on Android, BREW, Windows Mobile and Symbian/S60 […]

New record: Opera gets more than 12 million downloads in 7 days

Oslo, Norway – December 7, 2009 On November 23, Opera invited you to help reinvent the Web. Within a week’s time, 12.5 million people discovered the power of Opera 10.10 with Opera Unite. This download rate shatters previous Opera records and marks an increase of 25 percent when compared to the download rates of Opera […]

Sync up your phones

Opera releases new betas of Opera Mini and Opera Mobile Oslo, Norway – December 2, 2009 Opera today launched the second beta versions of Opera Mini 5 and Opera Mobile 10, available as free downloads. In this second beta release, Opera Mini and Opera Mobile users can now enjoy popular desktop features, such as Opera […]

Opera takes centre stage at India Telecom 2009

New Delhi, India – December 2, 2009 Opera Software will participate in the upcoming India Telecom exhibition, held in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from December 3-5, 2009. India Telecom 2009 is organized by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI). Visitors can meet Opera Software […]

Zeebo and Opera bring the Internet café into emerging market living rooms

Zeebo 3G wireless entertainment and education platform launches with theOpera Mini browser to offer Internet for the next billion Oslo, Norway and San Diego, California – December 1, 2009 Opera Softwareand Zeebo, Inc. today announced they have joined forces to enable theZeebo platform with the Opera Miniâ„¢ browser, giving consumers in Mexicoaccess to entertainment, education […]