Recent News, 2010

Opera releases WAC-ready widget runtime for Android

Oslo, Norway – December 22, 2010 Today, Opera Software introduced its new widget runtime platform for Google’s Android operating system. The runtime will support the new Wholesale Applications Community (WAC) 1.0 Specification. WAC is an alliance of the world’s leading mobile operators and OEMs, such as Vodafone, Verizon, China Mobile, Telenor, Telefonica, AT&T, Samsung, Huawei […]

Lights, camera, action!

Opera Software and UK broadcaster provide anytime access to favorite TV and radio shows Oslo, Norway – 22 December 2010   Today, Opera Software announced it is now able to offer a BBC iPlayercompatible version of its browser to the consumer electronicsindustry, for use on connected televisions, Blu-ray players andset-top boxes. The broadcaster allows users […]

Speed and innovation drive mobile web growth in South Africa

MTN South Africa and Opera Software announce joint initiative Johannesburg, South Africa, and Oslo, Norway – 22 December 2010 The fast-growing market for mobile Internet access in South Africa is set to pick up further speed as MTN and Opera Software have joined forces to introduce a special, co-branded version of Opera Mini, the world’s […]

Google search reclaims mobile web throne

Oslo, Norway – December 21, 2010 The image is free to download and distribute for editorial use. The year-end review of the most popular websites on mobile phones shows that Google once again rests at the top of the State of the Mobile Web top 30 list. In 2009, Facebook was king of the mobile […]

What a day

Oslo, Norway – December 17, 2010 A little more than a year ago, we launched Opera 10.10. We were stunned to see an average of 1,7 million downloads per day the first week. In fact in our own words: “This download rate shatters previous Opera records.” Bacon proves to be most important viral marketing tool […]

Are you ready for Opera 11?

Newest Opera browser features tab stacking, extensions, visual mouse gestures Oslo, Norway – December 16, 2010 Opera Software debuted the newest version of its award-winning browser today. Opera 11 combines elegant design, smart updates to some of our most popular features and new ways to customize Opera to your preferences. Download it today for Windows, […]

Three and Opera introduce faster, more efficient mobile browsing

Oslo, Norway and London, UK – December 13, 2010 From today Three’s customers have a great new way to experience the Web on their phones, following a deal with the makers of the Opera Mini web browser. Three’s customers are just a download away from getting Opera Mini installed on their mobile phones, with the […]

Browse the Web with Opera Mini on the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S

Opera Mini launches in Samsung Galaxy S in selected markets Oslo, Norway – December 9, 2010 Opera Software today announced that its Opera Mini mobile browser is now available on the Galaxy S, the latest Android-platform smartphone from Samsung Electronics. Opera Mini will first be preloaded in select markets during the initial phase and can […] welcomes Spanish speakers

Opera visitors from Spanish-speaking countries will be greeted in their native language at As of this week, all visitors who have Spanish set as their browser language will automatically get Spanish as the default language on the Opera Software home page. Spanish is one of the latest languages added to the Opera portfolio […]

Faster mobile Internet from Unitel with Opera Mini

Oslo, Norway and Luanda, Angola – November 30, 2010 Unitel, leading mobile operator in Angola, and Opera Software have signed an agreement that allows Unitel customers quicker access to the Internet from their mobile phones. Opera Mini is a web browser available for more than 3000 mobile phone models. It is easy to install and […]