Unlimited mobile traffic

Opera Mini brings unlimited web browsing to NTC subscribers

Oslo, Norway, and Saint-Petersburg, Russia – September 15, 2010

Opera Software and mobile operator New Telephone Company (NTC) released the special service package “Unlimited surfing with Opera Mini” for NTC’s 1.4 million subscribers. The agreement allows NTC users unlimited access to webpages for only 240 rubles per month (approximately 6 EUR) when using the fast and feature-rich Opera Mini mobile browser.

More information about this package is available on NTC’s website:www.vntc.ru/mobile/gsm/offer/subscriber/detail.php?ID=204226

“Low monthly fees plus the convenience of the Opera Mini browser make this service package popular among young and experienced mobile Internet users,” – said Tatiana Butskih, Sales and Marketing Director, NTC. “Our users no longer need to worry about data consumption and costs when they read the latest news, check urgent messages and chat on forums while on the go”.

NTC is among the top 10 largest Russian mobile operators, serving more than 1.4 million subscribers in Vladivostok, Nakhodka, Ussuriysk, Artyom and other parts of the Primorie region (source: AC&M Consulting, July 2010).

“For many Russian people their mobile phone is the primary or only way to access the Web,” said Mikhail Ilin, Sales Director, Opera Software, Russia. “We are pleased to announce that NTC subscribers in the Primorie region got the opportunity for unlimited access to webpages using a safe, fast and powerful web browser that works on almost any mobile phone”.Opera Mini offers many of the features from the Opera desktop browser, empowering users with a desktop-like web-browsing experience from their mobile phones. Server-side compression technology reduces data consumption up to 90 percent and allows Opera Mini users to load webpages significantly faster. Opera Mini is used by more than 62 million people on more than 3000 mobile phone models around the world. According to analysts, one out of four mobile browser users open Opera Mini to get access to webpages while on the go (source: StatCounter).

About New Telephone Company

JSC New Telephone Company (NTC) – a dynamic cellular operator, providing GSM-services in the Primorsky region. Successful marketing strategy and technical advantages allow New Telephone Company to keep strong position in the Primorie mobile communications market. Today the company provides its services in Vladivostok, Nakhodka, Ussuriysk, Artyom and other parts of the region. Learn more about NTC at www.vntc.ru.