Recent News, 2011

Safaricom and Opera Software announce extended Kenyan partnership

Safaricom’s over 17 million customers to benefit from fast mobile browser Johannesburg, South Africa – September 29, 2011 Kenya’s largest integrated telecoms operator Safaricom, today announced the extension of its existing partnership with Opera Software to deliver the Opera Mini browser solution to its more than 17 million subscribers. This includes the launch of a […]

Making the mobile Web greener

Opera unveils sustainability initiative; announces new data center Oslo, Norway – September 29, 2011 The world is ever more interconnected, and data centers are appearing all over the world. Data centers, the mystical warehouses of computers that process everything from your web-based email to compressing web pages for your phone, are on the increase. More […]

Opera goes greener in Fortress data center

Opera Software chooses Fortress Colocation Centers as newest North American data center Oslo, Norway – September 29, 2011 Making the mobile Web not only faster, but also greener, Opera Software has chosen Fortress Colocation Centers as its newest provider for its North American data center services. The Fortress offering of a renewable green energy source, […]

Vodafone Romania gives even more Opera Mini

Bucharest, Romania – September 23, 2011 Today, at the Webstock event in Bucharest, Vodafone Romania and Opera Software launched a co-branded version of the Opera Mini mobile browser as a part of an extended global agreement between Vodafone Group Services and Opera. In addition to the existing Opera Mini version offered by Vodafone Romania, the […]

Opera acquires Handster Inc.

San Mateo CA, USA and Oslo, Norway – September 19, 2011 Opera Software announced today that it has acquired Handster Inc., a leading mobile application store platform company. Handster, based in Northbrook, Illinois, with operations in Odessa, Ukraine, has assembled the world’s largest independent Android content library and offers services to mobile operators, device manufacturers […]

Faster mobile surfing hits Cyprus

Oslo, Norway – September 16, 2011 Prepare yourself for even faster surfing on the beaches of Cyprus. If you are a Cytamobile-Vodafone customer, then starting from today you can download a specially customized version of the Opera Mini mobile web browser. Cytamobile-Vodafone is the first operator on the island to offer you the most popular […]

Opera and iG bring better browsing to Brazil

Oslo, Norway – September 13, 2011 Opera Software and one of Brazil’s top portals, Internet Group do Brasil (iG) announced a partnership today to offer premium content to Brazilian users of the Opera Mini mobile browser and the Opera desktop browser. iG’s content will now be available to Brazilian mobile and desktop web users via […]

TVs connect!

Opera lifts the curtain on Opera TV Store and TV Emulator at IBC Oslo, Norway – September 7, 2011 Apps on my TV? Yes, you heard correctly: web-enabled TV applications are no longer the stuff of sci-fi films. At IBC 2011, Opera Software pulls out of its hat the all new Opera TV Store, a […]

Opera TV Store: Connect your TV to the web world

Opera Software brings HTML5 apps to your TV Berlin, Germany – September 1, 2011 Turn on, tune in, surf apps! Apps are coming to TVs in a huge way, and Opera Software now gives TV OEMs and developers the tools they need to make the Next Big Thing on TV sets. Introducing the Opera TV […]

Opera and Smart power up web surfing in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines – August 31, 2011 It’s time to take your mobile web browser to the next level. Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the leading wireless services provider in the Philippines, and Opera Software, the developer of the world’s most popular mobile web browser, recently renewed and extended their cooperation. The two companies are devoted to […]