Recent News, 2017

Opera Revives News Reading with Artificial Intelligence

Opera’s AI-powered news service breaks 100 million monthly active users mark. The Norwegian browser maker announces plans to launch a dedicated news and video app soon. Opera, the developer of popular Opera Mini and Opera browsers, announced today that the number of monthly active users (MAUs) of its newsreader service has exceeded 100 million as […]

Opera Mini gives access to exclusive content for Indonesian Idol Season Nine

Ushering Indonesian Idol into the digital world through built-in AI newsfeed channels Indonesian Idol, the most popular singing competition in Indonesia, is back to indulge its loyal viewers all around the country with exciting and inspiring performances from undiscovered talents. For its ninth season, Indonesian Idol is collaborating with the leading mobile browser application, Opera […]

AI-powered Opera Mini browser lands on Andromax mobile devices

to keep Indonesian users updated with an advanced in-browser newsfeed Further putting down its roots in Indonesia, Opera is announcing a strategic partnership with Andromax, one of the leading local 4G smartphone brands available for less than one million rupiahs. Through this partnership, the all new Andromax smartphone and 4G feature phones will be pre-installed […]

Opera integrates web payment solution first in Kenya

New solution aims to facilitate Kenya and its highest rate of mobile payment technology adoption in the world Opera, the Norwegian developer of Opera Mini, the most popular mobile browser app in Africa, has integrated a new web payment platform in Kenya called OPay. The service directly runs on the Opera Mini browser, which will […]

Share and experience the web like never before

Opera adds new snapshot tool, VR player and easier setup Opera today launched a new version of the Opera browser for computers to make other browsers obsolete. This includes a fun snapshot editing tool, a handy search pop-up tool, integrated popular social messengers and support for watching online video content using VR headsets to make […]

Opera names Chelsea Islan as brand ambassador in Indonesia

Revealing the new Opera Mini campaign Opera Software has appointed Chelsea Islan, one of the most popular and talented Indonesian artists, as its brand ambassador in Indonesia. Representing the new generation of the Opera Mini browser, she will be featured in Opera’s first Indonesian TV commercial, digital campaigns as well as a range of collaborative […]

Opera TV partners with leading European broadcasters to pioneer next-gen technologies

First independent vendor to enable dynamic content insertion and media synchronization for all major European markets Opera TV, the global market leader in enabling OTT, today announced that it is the first vendor to showcase pan-European support for dynamic content insertion and media synchronization using the latest HbbTV standards. Furthermore, Opera TV will bring these […]

Opera TV introduces a new EPG designed for the future of content

Launches scalable and modular EPG, the first to support Freeview Play profile Opera TV, the global market leader in enabling OTT, today revealed a new, modern electronic program guide (EPG) which manufacturers of Smart TVs and set-top boxes can use to transform their end-consumer experiences to address current market trends and requirements. The first fully […]

AI news engine lands on Opera Mini for iPhone

Catching up with the world has never been easier. Opera has released a new version of its most popular mobile browser app, Opera Mini, for iPhone users. The revamped user interface features a newsfeed on its start page and helps users get the news four times faster than the previous version. An artificial intelligent (AI) […]

African women use mobile internet more heavily than men

Opera and digital reading non-profit Worldreader have joined forces to understand how women in Africa use mobile internet. Two studies undertaken by the organizations have found that women in Africa use mobile internet to empower and entertain themselves. Opera ran a survey of 1,500 women and men aged 14 to 44 in Nigeria, Kenya, and […]