Recent News, 2011

Libya, welcome back to the Web!

Report highlights the topsy-turvy mobile web world Oslo, Norway – August 30, 2011 The Internet is truly a piece of technology people can”t be without, as we now see the country of Libya coming back online. Users are accessing the Web after being kept off the world Internet for half a year. This month’s State […]

CreNova with Opera

Oslo, Norway – August 30, 2011 CreNova Technology, supplier to worldwide top-tier OEMs and operators, has implemented an Opera-based HbbTV retail strategy across Europe. CreNova is offering set-top boxes that will enable consumers to access a range of advanced services, including interactive TV advertising, video on demand (VOD) and catch-up TV. CreNova bills its set-top […]

Mi-Fone and Opera in harmony over Africa

Mi-Fone and Opera Software sign handset deal to bring the best mobile browsing experience to Africa Johannesburg, South Africa – August 29, 2011 Mi-Fone and Opera Software have partnered to bring customers in Africa the ultimate mobile browsing experience. This agreement will see all data capable Mi-Fones preinstalled with the Opera Mini browser. Mi-Fone is […]

Vodafone Essar and Opera expand partnership in Indian market

Oslo, Norway – August 18, 2011 After Vodafone Group Services and Opera Software extended its global frame agreement earlier this year, Vodafone Essar and Opera Software today launched a co-branded version of the Opera Mini mobile browser, now available for download across Vodafone’s network in India. With the co-branded web browser, Vodafone Essar can offer […]

Vodacom and Opera Mini announce competition winners

Johannesburg, South Africa – August 17, 2011 Vodacom and Opera Mini announced the first three winners in a competition that is running to celebrate women during August. The winners this week are T. Mukhwantheli, who received a Samsung Galaxy Tab, K. Kimbel, the new owner of an iPhone 4, and N. Bhengu who won a […]

Opera + Terra = Best surfing and content in Latin America

August 16, 2011 – Oslo, Norway Opera Software today announced its partnership with leading Hispanic portal Terra to offer premium content to the users of the Opera Mini mobile browser and the Opera desktop browser all over Latin America. Terra’s content is now available via the Opera Mini and Opera desktop browser’s Speed Dial and […]

MTN and Opera sign partnership

Oslo, Norway – August 15, 2011 The appetite for digital content is unstoppable, and with this comes the soaring demand for faster Internet connectivity. As more mobile users connect to the Internet, many for the first time on their mobile handsets, the thirst for faster downloads is becoming more acute. To meet this challenge and […]

Your mobile life, your new Oupeng

New joint venture to reshape China’s mobile Internet market Beijing, China – August 9, 2011 nHorizon Innovation (Beijing) Software Ltd., the joint venture announced in March by Opera Software and Telling Telecom, today launches Oupeng, an exciting mobile browser. Simple, fast and data-saving, along with an embedded social network platform, the new Oupeng mobile browser […]

Brand new greets users in Traditional Chinese

Oslo, Norway and Taipei, Taiwan – August 3, 2011 Today, Opera released in Traditional Chinese. All visitors who have Traditional Chinese set as their browser language will be automatically redirected to the native language site. These users are able to enjoy receiving important product and support information from, social networking in the […]

Opera joins hands with IAMAI to promote “Safe Surfing” in India

Mumbai, India – Aug 2, 2011 Although surfing the Web can be fun and informative, today’s online safety is a genuine concern for most people, especially parents. As part of its long-term commitment to creating safer online experiences for youth, Opera Software has come together with the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) to […]