Category Archives: mobile

Opera becomes the only major browser with both Free & Pro VPN solutions for serious data protection and powerful online security

Oslo, Norway, May 25, 2022 – Six years ago, Opera [NASDAQ: OPRA] became the first major browser to offer a free, unlimited, no log built-in browser VPN service. Opera is now expanding its security features with the new VPN Pro subscription service, a premium device-wide VPN that can also be used without installing a separate […]

Opera celebrates 15 years of connecting users in Africa to the Internet with a massive data giveaway

Opera marks 15 years in Africa, having helped 150 million mobile users in Africa access fast and affordable internet To coincide with this anniversary, Opera is giving away 150 GB of data to 150 people, totalling 22.5 terabytes of data through a competition across South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria celebrating digital connectivity  Alongside its continued […]

Opera joins forces with Solana Labs to integrate the Solana blockchain into its browser and support its DApps

Oslo, Norway and Zug, Switzerland – Opera, the world’s first browser with web3 support and a built-in crypto wallet, is joining forces with Solana Labs to integrate the blockchain and support Solana dApps in the first quarter of 2022.  Opera has been providing web3 support and a built-in crypto wallet in its browsers both on […]

Opera launches Hype, an in-browser chat service for Opera Mini users, in Nigeria

OSLO, Norway, July 6, 2021 – Today, Opera has announced the launch of its dedicated chat service Hype, built into the Opera Mini mobile web browser, in Nigeria and other English speaking African countries. With the introduction of Hype, Opera is redefining the concept of mobile browsers, providing users with a personalized, engaging browsing experience […]

Opera launches interest-based social Clubs in its fast growing chat service Hype

OSLO, Norway, July 6, 2021 – Opera is launching Hype Clubs, public and interest-based group chats in Hype, the new chat service built into the Opera Mini web browser. Hype is currently available and quickly gaining popularity in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria and other English-speaking African countries. Chatting with others who have the […]

Opera becomes the world’s first alternative browser optimized for Chromebooks

OSLO, Norway, July 1, 2021 – Today, Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA) becomes the world’s first alternative browser optimized for Chromebooks. The Opera Browser brings many unique features previously unavailable on the Chrome OS platform, including a free, unlimited, no-log browser VPN, built-in messengers, ad blocker, cookie dialog blocker and color themes. With 30 million Chromebooks sold […]

World’s first mobile browser for gamers Opera GX launches during E3

The mobile version of the hugely popular Opera GX desktop gaming browser launched today on Android and iOS, celebrating the final day of the biggest event in the gaming calendar June 15, 2021, Oslo, Norway – To celebrate the final day of E3, Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA) today announced the launch of Opera GX for mobile, […]

Opera launches Hype, an in-browser chat service for Opera Mini users, in South Africa, Zambia and Ghana

OSLO, Norway, June 9, 2021 – Today, Opera has announced the launch of its dedicated chat service Hype, built into the Opera Mini mobile web browser, in South Africa, Zambia and Ghana. With the introduction of Hype, Opera is redefining the concept of mobile browsers, providing users with a personalized, engaging browsing experience that enables […]