Recent News, 2014

More over-the-top-content on AirTies devices to come with Opera HTML5 TV solution

Pay-TV operators using AirTies devices can now extend their offerings with compelling over-the-top (OTT) and HbbTV video services  through their hybrid set-top boxes. This follows the renewal of an agreement between AirTies, the Turkish maker of wireless and OTT streaming devices, and Opera Software. The extended agreement ensures that the Opera Devices SDK (Software Development […]

EVERCOSS smartphone users enjoy greater data saving with Opera Max

Easy-to-use Android data-saving app comes to Indonesia Users of EVERCOSS Android phones in Indonesia will get exclusive access to Opera Max, Opera Software’s market-leading video-and data-compression app, which will help them save and manage data across most applications on phones and tablets. With Opera Max, EVERCOSS users will have access to a best-value mobile browsing […]

Content is the future of the browser in Opera Coast 4.0 for iOS

Minimalist browser makes discovering web content faster Browsers need to start afresh to satisfy the surfing needs of the future, claims the team behind the Opera Coast web browsing app, launching the newest version today for iPhone, iPad and iPod. The new release includes features like the Discover news feed and Opera Turbo data compression. […]

Plex, the personal media organizer, now available on the Opera TV Store

Makes streaming and sharing media from your TV easier Millions of global Smart TV viewers are now able to seamlessly stream their personal media, such as photos and videos, and favorite entertainment – all from their sofas, through the addition of the popular Plex app to the Opera TV Store application platform. The first app […]

Mobile shoppers prefer Sundays, new report finds

Opera looks at how global consumers use mobile devices to shop online and which mobile advertisers capture consumers’ attention A new report from Opera reveals how global consumers use their mobile devices to shop online. It breaks down mobile shopping trends by time of year, days of the week and geography, and showcases the top […]

Bookmark sharing comes to the Opera browser

Sharing links for multiple sites made easier Users of the Opera for computers browser can now easily share multiple bookmarks with their contacts. The new bookmark sharing option debuts today as a default option in the browser. The feature is available for Windows, Mac and Linux users. Bookmark sharing in Opera Until now, sharing lists […]

African expansion for world’s largest mobile advertising platform

Opera Mediaworks acquires AdVine Global and local advertisers can now reach millions of consumers in Africa, following Opera Mediaworks’ acquisition of AdVine, South Africa’s leading premier mobile-advertising network. Brands interested in reaching mobile consumers in the region will have access to Opera Mediaworks’ rich-media and video campaign platform, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising platform. […]

Opera launches operator-branded app store for “all you can eat” apps and games

Opera Subscription Mobile Store lets operators set up subscription-based app stores – under their own brands, across multiple platforms Mobile operators who’ve missed out on the revenue created by the explosion in popularity of mobile apps can now set up and launch their own innovative app stores that feature the latest mobile apps and games, […]

New tool helps retail marketers track and measure customer conversion across devices

Opera Mediaworks expands “RISe” Retail Intelligence Suite ahead of Black Friday and holiday shopping season Retail marketers can now understand the impact of their mobile media advertising campaigns during Black Friday and other e-commerce sales — even if consumers use multiple devices before completing a purchase. With the help of Opera Mediaworks’ cross-screen attribution system, […]

Opera’s Skyfire unit partners with Huawei to deliver video optimization for Cloud Edge vMSE platform

Mobile video optimization simplifies first steps to NFV implementation Opera Software’s Skyfire unit today announced a strategic partnership with Huawei in which Skyfire’s Rocket Optimizer platform will be made available to mobile operators in Huawei’s Cloud Edge Virtual Multi-Service Engine (vMSE). Rocket Optimizer, Opera and Skyfire’s mobile video optimization and experience assurance solution, is the […]