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Opera’s Skyfire Adds Video Analytics Dashboard to Rocket Optimizer Platform

Tue, 2014-04-15 17:37
Opera Software's Skyfire unit today released Rocket Insights™ as part of its Rocket Optimizer platform to help operators better manage their network loads by providing a real-time analytics dashboard that analyzes mobile video congestion. Operators can now instantly view key metrics such as stall rates, video start times, bitrate distribution and mean opinion score, and use this data to improve their overall network traffic management. Read more
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Opera TV Store tailor-made for Swisscom

Thu, 2014-04-03 10:35
Opera Software and Switzerland’s leading telecom provider Swisscom today announced that the Opera TV Store application platform is set to land on Swisscom set-top boxes. It is the first European pay-TV operator to bring the Opera TV Store on board, as operators embrace over-the-top content to satisfy viewers’ hunger for on-demand services. The partnership also marks the Opera TV Store’s first fully customized and co-branded deployment. Read more
Categories: Browser news

Opera Software launches Cats by Opera browser project

Tue, 2014-04-01 05:56
Norwegian browser company introduces the feline-first web browser concept. Read more
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The top ten African websites map

Mon, 2014-03-31 06:59
What are the differences in surfing habits across the African continent? As more and more Africans pick up their mobile phones and head onto the web, patterns in their surfing habits start to emerge. In this State of the Mobile Web report, Opera Software provides an overview of the most popular websites and the mobile devices used to access them, across the whole of Africa. Read more
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RCA to launch Opera-powered Smart TVs in the United States

Thu, 2014-03-20 07:55
RCA, the renowned TV brand, is revamping its Smart TV portfolio. Today, Opera announces its partnership with ON Corporation, one of RCA's brand licensees, to help bring popular online content, hundreds of TV apps and full internet browsing to cater the increasing OTT demand from a growing number of couch surfers in the United States. These TVs will hit the market later this year through Opera's partnership with ON corporation, whereby Opera will provide its HTML5 technology in the form of the Opera Devices Software Development Kit (SDK) and Opera TV Store application platform later this year. Read more
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Think global, app local

Tue, 2014-03-18 09:55
Vestel, the largest TV manufacturer in Europe, has extended its content offering with the Opera TV Store, joining the growing list of customers launching Opera Software's TV application platform. The move seeks to increase the volume of local app content rapidly across all Vestel's Smart TV brands. Read more
Categories: Browser news

Opera TV Snap hits the prime time

Tue, 2014-03-18 07:55
The Opera TV Snap technology is expanding today to even more online video platforms, as Opera Software becomes first in the industry to launch a portal that takes content owners from TV app creation to deployment - for free. Now, even more publishers of online video content can join in the fastest way to reach new audiences on millions of Smart TV devices. Read more
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Opera Devices SDK in pole position for TV Connect

Mon, 2014-03-17 07:55
The Opera Devices SDK (Software Development Kit) is shifting up a gear as it extends its HbbTV capabilities to the Blink engine and adds official certification for implementing YouTube on TV. In time for the TV Connect exhibition starting tomorrow in London, these updates make it much easier for operators and device manufacturers to give viewers an enhanced TV experience. Read more
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Stay cool in the night with Opera Mini 8

Wed, 2014-03-12 06:58
Looking for a better mobile web experience on your basic phone or BlackBerry device? Opera Mini 8 is out now, with a restyled look and features that bring out the best in your mobile phone. Custom made for the Java platform on basic phones, Opera Mini has more than 250 million monthly users worldwide and now comes with more features than ever. Read more
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Video chat to go, no app needed

Thu, 2014-03-06 07:53
Just as smartphones have gone through tremendous development in recent years, their mobile web browsers are getting more and more advanced. Now, with today’s update of the Opera for Android mobile browser, another task that previously required an app is possible right from the web browser of your Android phone: we are talking about video chat across mobile phones and computers, simply by accessing a website right from the browser on your phone. Read more
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Five browser design trends to explore today

Tue, 2014-03-04 09:00
Your browser is the desktop app you spend the most of your time with. And, as with any other tool designed for everyday use, you expect it to be highly efficient and reliable, while also preferring it to be just that little bit stylish Read more
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Nordic countries have a craving for online news

Fri, 2014-02-28 08:44
What is it with the Nordic countries and their obsession with news on the web? In the latest State of the Mobile Web report, Opera Software takes a look at the surfing habits of Opera Mini mobile browser users in the Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Read more
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AIS Social Pack offers unlimited web browsing with Opera Mini

Wed, 2014-02-26 08:03
To make access to the mobile web more affordable, Thai mobile operator AIS has introduced the AIS Social Pack, offering unlimited web browsing through the Opera Mini mobile browser, for as low as 9 THB per day. This data plan also provides weekly and monthly subscriptions at 49 THB and 149 THB, respectively. Read more
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No data plan? No problem

Wed, 2014-02-26 06:33
Idea Cellular, India’s third-largest mobile operator, and Opera Software today announced the launch of Idea Web Pass, which can be purchased from within the Opera Mini browser. This web pass will allow users to enjoy customized mobile internet packages when using the Opera Mini web browser. Subscribers just need to start the Opera Mini web browser on their mobile phones, click “Idea Web Pass” on the Speed Dial start page and choose from a list of web pass subscriptions. Read more
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MITO Fantasy Pocket and Opera Mini: A whole new mobile browsing experience

Wed, 2014-02-26 06:03
Opera Software want the world to have fast, affordable and accessible internet access. As part of achieving this aim, today, Opera Software and MITO have announced that MITO’s new Android handset, the MITO Fantasy Pocket, will have the Opera Mini browser pre-installed on the device, allowing users to surf the web in a fast and efficient way. Read more
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Vodafone partners with Opera Software to launch Opera Web Pass

Tue, 2014-02-25 07:57
Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, in partnership with Opera Software, is all set to bring web pass services to its customers in India. The launch of Opera Web Pass is in line with Vodafone’s strategy to democratize data to drive adoption and usage throughout the country. It will encourage new users to get online using their mobile devices and also help increase data usage among the existing users. Read more
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EVERCOSS users to surf faster with Opera Mini

Tue, 2014-02-25 06:03
Opera Software today announced a partnership with EVERCOSS, Indonesia's biggest handset manufacturer, to preinstall the Opera Mini mobile browser in its newly launched Android devices: the A7T and A12. The goal is to bring the best mobile browsing experience to all EVERCOSS users in Indonesia. Read more
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Telkomsel launches Opera Web Pass service

Tue, 2014-02-25 03:03
Opera Software and Telkomsel, Indonesia’s biggest telecommunication provider, today announced the launch of Opera Web Pass for the first time in Indonesia. Opera Web Pass is a solution that allows operators to offer users easier access to their mobile internet services. With Opera Web Pass, operators are able to offer various data-access services, such as one-day access to the full web or one-hour access to certain social networks. Read more
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50 million Brazilians say “Oi” to Opera Mini

Mon, 2014-02-24 12:03
Opera Software today announced a partnership with one of Brazil’s largest telecom operators, Oi, to bring the Opera Mini mobile browser to Oi subscribers all over Brazil. Read more
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Opera browser debuts on Nokia X software platform

Mon, 2014-02-24 08:33
The Opera browsers are expanding their turf, as Opera and Nokia today announced that the Opera browser will come pre-installed on the Nokia X software platform recently announced. Read more
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