Recent News, 2012

The world atlas of social media

Location is everything: Social-network popularity across the globe Oslo, Norway – November 30, 2012 Social networks are now a staple of the web, but that doesn”t mean all online users are connected. What social network you connect to is very much tied to where you live, and few countries or regions have extensive overlap in […]

Opera and Entel Chile partner to bring the mobile web to millions

Oslo, Norway – November 29, 2012 Opera Software today announced the rollout of a customized version of its Opera Mini browser to Entel Chile subscribers, in association with Opera’s worldwide partner Vodafone, giving users in Chile the power of the internet at their fingertips at a very low cost. Opera Mini is one of the […]

Umniah Jordan gets set for faster, tailored and unlimited browsing with Opera Software

Oslo, Norway and Amman, Jordan – November 26, 2012 Opera Software and Umniah, Jordan’s fastest growing telecom operator, are partnering to deliver to Umniah customers unlimited browsing and an enhanced mobile web experience, with the launch of a co-branded version of the Opera Mini mobile web browser. Umniah’s two million customers can now download a […]

Opera and TIM Brazil set up shop

Oslo, Norway and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – November 26, 2012 Opera Software today announced a partnership with TIM, Brazil’s second-largest mobile operator, to launch the TIM App Shop, which brings a vast collection of mobile applications for Brazilians to shop virtually ‘til they drop. The TIM App Shop, powered by the Opera Mobile Store, […]

Smoother downloading with Opera Mini for J2ME and BlackBerry

Today, the internet became just a tad easier for the millions of people using basic phones to browse the web. Downloading handling on basic phones has been a cumbersome task, but with Opera Mini 7.1 for J2ME and BlackBerry, this is now easier – and faster – than ever. The Opera Mini 7.1 browser features […]

DiGi joins hands with Opera to launch click-to-go service in Malaysia

DiGiLive Web Pass and DiGi Facebook USSD services to help drive mobile internet Oslo, Norway, and Shah Alam, Malaysia – November 19, 2012 DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (“DiGi”) continues to drive higher mobile internet penetration with the unveiling of the new DiGiLive Web Pass, a new mobile internet offering accessed via the Opera Mini browser […]

Get social with Opera Mini on Cherry Mobile’s new smartphones

Seamless social-networking experience is just a click away Manila, the Philippines and Oslo, Norway – November 12, 2012 Opera Software and Cherry Mobile today open a new chapter for all users in the Philippines with the launch of two Cherry Mobile’s smartphones: Flare and Titan. Slim, sleek and smart, Flare (Cherry Mobile S100) and Titan […]

Click, pick & surf.

Opera Web Pass is here Oslo, Norway – November 8, 2012 Today, Opera Software announces a new, innovative and clever way for mobile operators to offer their subscribers access to the web as a “one-click experience”. The Opera Web Pass allows operators, in a flexible and cost-efficient way, to package time- or site-specific data offerings […]

There’s more to browsers than browsing

Opera Software launches final version of Opera 12.10 for desktop Today’s web surfers aren’t content just to visit websites to look at cute cat and puppy pictures. Sure, few can resist surfing for cute cat pictures and constantly checking out the latest news, but sometimes plain old browsing isn’t enough. You want more relevant content, […]

Insight on India — Mobile web habits show e-commerce increase

The Indian subcontinent is gigantic and offers a large diversity of population and also habits. In this month’s State of the Mobile Web report, we examine variations in different regions of India to see if there are regional differences in mobile surfing habits. We also take a look at the rapidly emerging e-commerce business in […]