Recent News, 2014

Microsoft and Opera Software sign agreement to extend Opera Mobile Store to more Nokia phones

Opera Mobile Store will replace Nokia Store as the default app store for Nokia feature phones, Symbian and Nokia X smartphones, following an agreement between Opera Software and Microsoft. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, people who access Nokia Store from Series 40, Series 60, Symbian, Asha and Nokia X devices will be automatically […]

Opera Mini surpasses 50-million-user milestone in India

Celebrates with a Bollywood flash mob featuring global CEO Over 50 million people are now using Opera Mini browser to go online in India, according to the latest statistics released by Opera Software. With this, Opera Mini is now the third largest mobile app used in India after Facebook and Whatsapp.* Flash mob with Opera […]

3 million hours of free internet offered by

Sponsored Web Pass from Opera brings more Indonesians to mobile internet Mobile internet users will be able to enjoy three million hours of free mobile internet access over the next two months, with Opera Web Pass service, sponsored by, Indonesia’s top online-classifieds site as verified by comScore, is sponsoring three hours of free […]

Video and data optimization can deliver $28 billion net gain to mobile operators over five years, independent analysis for Opera reveals

Mobile operators globally can benefit from a net gain of at least $28.7 billion over five years by deploying mobile video and data optimization technology in their networks, according to new findings from ABI Research, revealed by Opera Software’s Skyfire unit today. The independent research, carried out on behalf of Skyfire, details how video and […]

Digital Fashion Week expands its runway to Smart TVs through Opera TV Snap

Millions of global Smart TV viewers are now able to watch Asia’s leading fashion event Digital Fashion Week through its TV app. Digital Fashion Week developed its first TV app using the Opera TV Snap technology, which transforms online video content into ready-to-run apps fully optimized for Smart TV devices. The app gives viewers access […]

Opera Mediaworks partners with Viggle to introduce Add-to-DVR technology

New mobile ad unit taps into “connected home” New mobile ad technology, developed by Opera Mediaworks in partnership with the entertainment marketing and rewards platform Viggle, gives TV network advertisers the ability to offer a brand-new call to action, Add-to-DVR, as part of their mobile campaigns. Add-to-DVR technology Adapted from Viggle’s Reminder technology, the ad unit communicates […]

Video boost, a first for web browsers, debuts in Opera Mini 9

Faster loading, data savings for mobile video in iOS iPhone and iPad users will see less of the dreaded video-buffering wheel, using the new video boost feature in the Opera Mini 9 web browser, released today. People love watching video on their mobiles and tablets. Unfortunately, this can eat up a data plan quickly, and […]

Telenor and Opera announce partnership for Myanmar

Faster and more affordable mobile internet experience for Telenor customers Telenor and Opera Software today announced their partnership to bring more cost effective mobile internet experiences for their customers in Myanmar. From today, Telenor Myanmar customers can access faster and more affordable internet from their mobile devices via the Opera Mini browser, where they can […]

Android increases mobile-ad market share, mobile video on the rise

Opera Mediaworks’ State of Mobile Advertising report reveals top trends for the third quarter of 2014 Android continues to close the gap with iOS in mobile advertising revenue, while its share of impressions is now almost double that of iOS, according to the Opera Mediaworks’ State of Mobile Advertising report, released today. Earlier this year, […]

Russian connected-TV users get access to more than 130,000 videos, with Opera TV Store

Russian connected-TV users now have instant access to more than 130,000 full-length premium movies, sitcoms, cartoons, concerts and popular stand-up shows, thanks to new apps launched in the Opera TV Store application platform. With these apps, connected-TV audiences can access catalogs of the Rutube,, Zoomby and online video websites on the main, big […]