Recent News, 2011

Opera 11.60 beta debuts with double-rainbow support

We’re not kidding Oslo, Norway – November 10, 2011 Opera Software today released the beta of Opera 11.60, the next update of its flagship desktop browser. The beta introduces Ragnarök, Opera’s implementation of the new HTML5 parsing algorithm. Because HTML5 specifies how browsers should handle incorrect code, browsers will soon handle coding missteps the same […]

MTN Rwanda subscribers get Opera on their phones

Cape Town, South Africa – November 9, 2011 Rwandan MTN subscribers will now have access to the Opera Mini browser, which gives them faster and cheaper access to the Web through their mobile devices, as well as quick access to their favorite sites and MTN portals. MTN subscribers will have one-click access, through Opera Mini, […]

Opera and Mxit team up in Africa

Johannesburg – November 7, 2011 Mxit, the leading mobile social platform in Africa, today announced a partnership agreement with Opera Software. Opera and Mxit will work together to bring the best mobile experience to consumers in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. Opera users in these African countries will now have one-click access to Mxit services, […]

Dodge your data cap

Save money with new versions of Opera for phones out now Oslo, Norway – November 2, 2011 The heady days of free data usage at a fixed price are drawing to an end, but, fret not, as you can still enjoy the mobile web experience. Today, Opera Software released the Opera Mini browser in version […]

Android vs. iPhone: Different OS, different habits

Oslo, Norway – October 27, 2011 Did you know that Android users are actually more likely to be active on music web sites than iPhone owners? Or, that feature phone users are the most active social web users? These stats and more are available in this month’s State of the Mobile Web report where we […]

Surf, and win a Mini Cooper

Manila, Philippines – October 24, 2011 Time to take your browsing experience to the next level! Smart Communications and Opera Software have taken their “Winning Mobile Internet Experience” slogan to the next level. Loyal subscribers of Smart’s “Always On” package will soon have the chance to win a big prize: a brand-new Mini Cooper. Smart […]

Speed and innovation to drive mobile web growth

MTN Nigeria rolls out Opera Mini Oslo, Norway – October 18, 2011 With the signing of an agreement between MTN and Opera Software, over 40 million subscribers can now expect to see faster, easier and more cost-effective mobile web surfing on their handsets. MTN customers will also enjoy a faster and more affordable web experience […]

Add some Internet flavor to your phone

Oslo, Norway – October 17, 2011 Vodafone Turkey today released a co-branded version of the Opera Mini mobile browser to add a little spice to the mobile web experience for its subscribers. This partnership has its roots in the midsummer of 2011 when Vodafone Group Services and Opera Software signed an extended global frame agreement. […]

Czech out Opera Mini

Prague, Czech Republic – October 14, 2011 Are you a Vodafone Czech Republic subscriber? Then, we have something special for you. Vodafone Czech Republic and Opera Software have launched a special version of the fast and feature-rich Opera Mini mobile web browser. Downloading it today from will let you enjoy the best mobile browsing […]

Meet your mobile cost cutter, the browser

Oslo, Norway – October 11, 2011 A megabyte saved is a megabyte earned. Now, the Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers for Android make it easier than ever to keep control of surfing costs. Debuting on Android phones, Opera Mini 6.5 and Opera Mobile 11.5 will now show you exactly how much data you have […]