Recent News, 2013

Opera for Android users in Russia up 19.7% in third quarter

Opera Software has announced today that the number of Opera for Android users in Russia has increased by 19.7% since the second quarter of 2013. It has also revealed the top-10 most popular phones and websites of the third quarter among Russian users of Opera’s mobile browsers. In the third quarter, smartphone penetration among Russian […]

Browse for Change with Opera and YCAB

Download and browse with Opera Mini to help underprivileged children get education Opera Software and Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB) are inviting millions of mobile internet users in Indonesia to participate in Browse for Change, a campaign to help provide affordable basic education for underprivileged and school-dropout youths. In this campaign, Opera is collaborating with […]

Brazilian mobile networks not yet prepared for mobile video explosion

New mobile data study by Opera’s Skyfire subsidiary finds 89% of videos experience stalling Cloud-based mobile video-optimization leader, Skyfire, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opera Software, has concluded that more than half (52%) of all videos played on Brazil’s 3G networks suffer from significant stalling and re-buffering, leading to frustrated users and high video abandonment rates. […]

iPad keeps Apple in the lead, iPhone and Android tie for mobile ad impressions

Opera Mediaworks’ Q3 report dives deep into sports and mobile patterns among baseball, football and hockey fans Opera Mediaworks, the world’s largest mobile ad platform, today released its Q3 State of Mobile Advertising report, sharing insights based on data from its platform, which serves 60 billion ad impressions per month and reaches 400 million consumers. […]

Opera’s Skyfire launches global version of Horizon browser extension platform for operators

Zero-rating for popular content now available within mobile browser extensions Skyfire, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opera Software, today announced a new global version of its popular mobile browser extension platform, Skyfire Horizon, which can be deployed by operators and OEMs around the world on Android smartphones. For operators, this provides innovative tools to better interact […] gets best travel website award

Opera Software, Russian Tourism Industry Union and GEO magazine reveal the results of travel website contest in Russia Opera Software, the Russian Tourism Industry Union and GEO magazine are pleased to announce the winner of their travel website contest, held in Russia from August 14 till September 30. Based on the jury voting results, the […]

Opera Software expands presence in Silicon Valley

Doubles employees, triples office space, bullish on growth through 2014 and beyond Opera Software today announced a major expansion in Silicon Valley, by growing its presence through a brand-new office in San Mateo, doubling headcount and tripling office space within the past year. Opera and its subsidiaries are now covering the expanse of the San […]

Keep all your favorite websites at your fingertips

Browse all day for only 15 pesos with Opera Mini data plan Today, Sun Cellular officially launched its Browse On Opera service with the Opera Mini browser for mobile phones, making web surfing easier for its subscribers. Now, subscribers can enjoy fast browsing anywhere by spending just 15 pesos for one day of service. Opera […]

Micromax users CAN now browse smarter with Opera Mini

Opera Software announces its partnership with Micromax, India’s leading handset manufacturer who will preinstall Opera Mini as a third-party mobile browser across their upcoming Android devices. Some of the most recent devices that have already been launched with Opera Mini are Micromax’s Canvas series: Canvas 4, Canvas Doodle 2 and Canvas Fun Android smartphones. Manoj […]