Category Archives: general

Opera Limited Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of American Depositary Shares

Opera Limited, the parent company of Opera Software AS, announced today that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) representing its common shares. The number of ADSs to be offered and the […]

Opera launches new mobile browser: Opera Touch

Opera Touch is designed to be used on the move, with just one hand. It also makes the mobile and desktop web browsing experiences into one OSLO – Opera announced today the release of two new products, a brand new mobile browser called Opera Touch and a new version of the Opera browser for computers. […]

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 announces Victor Moses as brand ambassador in Africa

Opera is kicking off a partnership with football professional Victor Moses, Chelsea starter and Nigerian national team star player. Moses will be the brand ambassador of Opera Mini, the most popular browser in Africa. Starting today, Moses will be featured in the new Opera Mini TV commercial as well as a range of collaborative projects […]

Opera invests $100 million USD to grow African digital economy

Opera, the developer of the most popular mobile browser in Africa, today announced its plan to invest $100 million USD (30 billion Nigerian nairas) over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African digital economy. The company will use the investment to speed up internet adoption in Africa and strengthen the internet ecosystem […]

Lack of mobile connectivity is biggest fear of Indian travelers

Travel survey by Opera and Wudstay delves into travelers’ likes and dislikes Travel has become an intrinsic part of young Indians’ lives. To most people, travel means “vacation”, a temporary break from reality, often to some place warm and exotic. While traditionally this has been a time to disconnect and recharge, a new survey by […]

Opera Mediaworks launches new mobile marketing report; “Mobile First Insights” focuses on actionable insights for today’s mobile marketers

The majority of mobile-ad impressions occur within Games apps; ads served in Music, Video & Media apps get 3X the average clickthrough rate Opera Mediaworks has taken a new approach to its data report on the state of mobile advertising and, today, has launched Mobile First Insights (MFI), a quarterly report designed to help marketers […]

Ad blocker integrated across Opera’s mobile and computer browser

New technology significantly increases browser speed A native ad blocker is integrated into both the stable version of the Opera browser for computers, as well as the Opera Mini browser for Android – out today. Some 60 million people use Opera for computers, while almost 120 million people use Opera Mini for Android on a […]

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is early adopter of interactive 360° mobile video technology

Opera Mediaworks and OMD launch campaign for iconic hospitality brand that gives viewers an immersive, virtual vacation experience Opera Mediaworks and Hilton Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with its agency OMD, have launched a mobile campaign featuring an interactive 360° video that takes the viewer on a virtual vacation, using Opera’s innovative mobile video ad […]

Opera Mediaworks appoints Keith Winter as Chief Operating Officer

Media and technology leader will oversee global business operations and drive revenue growth Opera Mediaworks, the world’s highest quality mobile advertising and marketing platform, announced today that Keith Winter has joined the company as its new Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Winter will be responsible for building and scaling revenue and operations to […]