Recent News, 2013

The top-ten local domains for Opera Mini’s top countries

Brazil, Russia and Vietnam have something in common – they all are in the top-ten list of countries of Opera Mini monthly users. But, besides browser preferences, do they have other common browsing habits? In this month’s State of the Mobile Web report, we take a closer look at what local content users in the […]

Coast by Opera, now even sleeker and faster

(If you feel like it: A more interactive (and much funnier) approach to this press release is here: Click here!) Coast by Opera, the made-for-iPad web browser, is out and about with an updated version today. Improving on the innovative Coast by Opera browser is no easy feat, much like writing that follow-up to a […]

Opera launches the industry’s first commercial-grade Chromium/Blink engine designed for RDK set-top boxes

Today, Opera Software launched an industry first in the TV operator and devices sphere. Now, pay-TV operators and their partners deploying the Reference Design Kit (RDK), a pre-integrated software bundle developed and licensed to create a common framework for powering IP or hybrid set-top boxes and gateway devices, can use the Chromium/Blink engine, via the […]

Entertainment, entertainment, entertainment

Opera TV Store brings video-on-demand from Sony LIV and BIGFlix to Sony BRAVIA TVs Sony and Opera Software announce the launch of two new Indian-entertainment apps in the Opera TV Store for Sony BRAVIA internet TVs. These new apps are Sony LIV, Multi-Screen Media’s (Sony Entertainment Network) Video-on-Demand service, and BIGFlix, which is India’s leading […]

Opera Mediaworks reveals 6 biggest mobile advertising trends from 2013

Android emerged as global leader in smartphone ad impressions, mobile publishing exploded, and brands took big leaps with rich media In a special year-in-review report, Opera Mediaworks,has selected the top 6 trends in mobile advertising witnessed on its mobile ad platform, the world’s largest, reaching 400 million consumers a month via 60 billion ad impressions. […]

Browsing for Christmas gifts

5 handy tools for holiday shopping online Whether it’s beating the lines of crazy Christmas shoppers at the mall or simply enjoying the convenience of 24/7 retail, every year, more and more customers are looking for Christmas shopping inspiration online. Browser-maker Opera Software presents some really useful tools that turn the December shopping fever into […]

When mobile users take to smartphones

The Nepali mobile internet market is increasing rapidly, and not only on basic phones, show numbers from Opera’s latest State of the Mobile Web report. While the number of users in Nepal of the Opera Mini mobile web browser has doubled from 2012 to 2013, another interesting trend is observed. There is a shift from […]

Airtel to launch Opera Web Pass in Africa

Time-based access to the web from any handset Opera Software and Airtel, a leading integrated telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, announced the launch of Opera Web Pass for customers in 17 countries across Africa. This allows subscribers to choose a data package that suits them – be it time-based […]

Treat your Android tablet with new Opera 18 for Android

You’ve got a shiny new Android tablet in your hands, but is the tablet’s most important app – the web browser – up to snuff? Introducing the Opera 18 browser for Android, bringing a top-notch web experience to your Android tablet. The full-featured Opera for Android browser is the go-to choice for easy access to […]

Embracing the era of mobile data explosion

Opera presents next-generation cloud approach to mobile video and data optimization at Vietnam Telecomp 2013 With increasing usage of mobile internet and rapid adoption of smartphones, Vietnam is now stepping into an era of mobile data explosion. To deliver a better and smarter mobile web with its partners in Vietnam, Opera Software will showcase at […]