Recent News, 2015

Opera Mediaworks and Immersion launch mobile video ads with tactile effects

First campaign features “shaking” effect for ‘Stoli®: THE Vodka’ ad Opera Mediaworks, the first mobile ad platform built for brands, and Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of haptic technology, today in partnership with Stoli® Vodka and Horizon Media, announced the launch of touch-enhanced mobile advertising on Opera Mediaworks’ mobile ad platform. This […]

Latin America is fastest-growing mobile ad market

Mobile-ad impression growth in the region led by Mexico, Brazil and Argentina Latin America (LatAm) takes the lead as the fastest-growing mobile ad market globally, now capturing nearly 8% of the global market, based on data from Opera Mediaworks’ global mobile ad platform that reaches over 1.1 billion consumers each month. In addition, three LatAm […]

Opera TV powers Humax’s industry-first Freeview Play set-top box

Opera’s HbbTV 2.0 SDK is now shipped on the first Freeview Play devices in the UK Opera TV announced that Humax’s new set-top boxes, unveiled last week, will be the first live deployment of its HbbTV 2.0 SDK. Humax’s new set-top boxes are the first Freeview-Play-enabled devices. The Freeview Play service on Humax set-top boxes […]

Opera Mediaworks makes in-app video viewability crystal clear

Instant-Play™ HD Mobile in-app video inventory now integrated for viewable measurement by Moat Opera Mediaworks, the first mobile ad platform built for brands, announced today that its Instant-Play ™ HD mobile in-app video ad SDK has been integrated with Moat Analytics, providing advertisers with the ability to transact on viewable in-app video impressions. As one of […]

Australia’s marketers keen on mobile video, drive Opera Mediaworks expansion

Opera Mediaworks identifies business-growth opportunity from Australia’s high interest in video advertising and four times the global average for video-ad impressions Opera Mediaworks, the first mobile ad platform built for brands, today announced its expansion in Australia to better service the growing demand for mobile ads, particularly video ads. According to Opera Mediaworks’ State of […]

Opera’s Rocket platform extends lead in NFV applications, with new container support and elasticity

NFV-ready platform now supercharged for private or public cloud deployments Opera announced today the availability of two important new Network Function Virtualization (NFV) features: containers and cloud elasticity. Opera’s Rocket suite of analytics, optimization and monetization applications for service providers is already known for being first to market in virtualization, with deployments on virtual machines in public […]

Low-cost “all you can eat” app store powered by Opera available in Indonesia

Now Indonesian mobile users can download as many premium apps and games as they want for a small, weekly subscription fee. Opera Software has partnered with three operators in Indonesia to roll out the Opera Subscription Mobile Store service, giving consumers affordable access to thousands of premium apps. This is the first “all you can […]

Opera for computers gets animated and delivers more privacy and convenience

With a new bookmark tree view, password synchronization and animated themes, as well as a convenient SurfEasy VPN download option, the latest version of Opera for computers brings you more privacy, convenience, and personalization options. More privacy Recent findings from Opera’s research shows that people really do care about privacy in the web, but they […]

Opera Max supports Ultra Data Saving Mode for Samsung Galaxy J2

Opera Max together with Samsung R&D Institute of India powers Ultra Data Saving feature on Samsung Galaxy J2 in India. Consumers can get the most out of their mobile data plans.  Samsung Galaxy J2’s Ultra Data Saving let users to allow and block individual apps from using mobile data and save data by enabling data […]

Major League Gaming launches app on Opera TV Store

Opera TV Store expands content portfolio with major U.S. brand in eSports industry Gaming fans can now enjoy Major League Gaming (MLG) content on their Smart TV devices with the new app in the Opera TV Store. MLG, a leader in eSports, has produced more than 1,000 hours of original content and premier eSports […]