Tag Archives: Opera Mini

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 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 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 […]

Opera continues its growth in Africa with launch of Hype, an in-browser chat service for Opera Mini users

Opera Mini, with more than 100M users worldwide, becomes the world’s first mobile browser with an integrated chat service.  With Hype, Opera reimagines the chat experience, with content sharing as a key feature. Hype will first launch in Africa, where Opera has nearly 150M MAU, with Kenya as the pilot market February 23, 2021: Today, […]

Opera Mini 50 gets major update and fully revamped design

 More than one hundred million people are upgrading to the new version of the popular mobile browser.  Opera, one of the world’s major browser developers, launched Opera Mini 50 today. In a major upgrade, the popular browser has fully revamped its user interface to allow for more personal and intuitive interactions with the most loved […]

Opera helps provide 120 million users in Africa with official information about COVID-19

The Norwegian browser developer has introduced an always on speed dial and a dedicated news channel in the Opera Mini and Opera For Android browsers The coronavirus outbreak is rapidly spreading across the African continent. As of March 31, 2020, Africa CDC reported over five thousand cases of people infected with COVID-19 in 46 African […]

Opera and Worldreader expand access to free ebooks for children and students in Africa during the COVID-19

Opera, one of the world’s leading browser providers, and international nonprofit organization, Worldreader, are expanding the access to ebooks for children and students via the Opera Mini browser during the coronavirus outbreak. Starting this week, Worldreader will offer a new selection of ebooks to Opera Mini users as well as a  brand new web app […]

Opera makes browsing four times faster in Kenya with the installation of new local servers in Mombasa

With unique features on its mobile applications and the installation of its new local servers, Opera is significantly improving the online experience of millions of Kenyans Opera (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser developers with more than 350 million monthly active users, today announced the successful installation of its new local servers in […]

Opera Mini and Mdundo Step Up the Beat in Africa

The most popular mobile browser and music service to provide free downloadable music in nine African countries.  Opera and Mdundo, a leading African music sharing platform, has announced that Opera Mini users can now, for free, listen to and download their favorite music from the most recognized artists in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, […]