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Nov 05, 2015, 09:05 ET

Opera TV launches on LG Smart TVs

 LG Smart TV will launch selected channels from Opera TV's portfolio in eight markets: the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA,...

Aug 07, 2015, 14:38 ET

Opera acquires Bemobi, becoming the industry leader in discovery and monetization services for Android apps in emerging markets

Opera Software (OPERA:Oslo) announced today its acquisition of Bemobi, a leading, subscription-based mobile-app-discovery service in Latin America....

May 04, 2015, 03:00 ET
Opera Mini's Ranking in Most Popular Apps on Google Play

New Opera Mini becomes one of the world's most popular Android apps

Opera Mini by Opera Software (OPERA:Oslo), the fast mobile browser, is the most downloaded app in Google Play in nine countries and is among the...

Apr 14, 2015, 03:00 ET
Opera Mini 8

Opera to double user base on Android by 2017

 Opera Software (OPERA:Oslo) announces that, from today, Android users can enjoy a new version of the Opera Mini mobile browser, available...

Mar 19, 2015, 06:00 ET
Take control of your online privacy and security

Opera acquires SurfEasy, a North American online privacy company

Opera Software announced today that it has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a leading Toronto-based company that provides an easy-to-use VPN solution...

Mar 18, 2015, 07:00 ET

Gameloft and Opera Software partner to bring games on mobile in emerging markets

 Gameloft, a publisher of digital and social games, announces a global partnership with Opera Software, a leader in Internet browser...

Feb 26, 2015, 04:00 ET
New revenues in sight for operators as Opera launches cross-browser monetization solution

New revenues in sight for operators as Opera launches cross-browser monetization solution

 Mobile operators worldwide will be able to generate new revenues and grow market share thanks to a new cross-browser mobile marketing engine...

Nov 13, 2014, 03:00 ET

Video and data optimization can deliver $28 billion net gain to mobile operators over five years, independent analysis for Opera reveals

Mobile operators globally can benefit from a net gain of at least $28.7 billion over five years by deploying mobile video and data optimization...

Aug 28, 2014, 03:00 ET
Streaming audio is exploding in popularity (PRNewsFoto/Opera Software ASA)

Opera's Skyfire unit adds streaming audio optimization to Rocket Optimizer

Opera Software's Skyfire unit has added streaming audio optimization as a new feature to Rocket Optimizer, its NFV-ready video and data...

Aug 26, 2014, 03:00 ET

100 million smartphone owners browse the web using Opera's products

 100 million Android active users are now accessing the web using Opera's browsers, twice as many as one year ago, Opera Software announced...

Jun 26, 2014, 08:00 ET

Opera Software gives its Opera Mini browser on iOS a complete makeover

Introducing Opera Mini 8 - the biggest update for the Opera Mini mobile browser on iPhone and iPad to date. Available for free in the Apple App...

Jun 24, 2014, 11:26 ET
Mobile video usage on the rise globally (PRNewsFoto/Opera Software)

Opera acquires AdColony to become the world's leading mobile video ad platform

 Opera today announced that it has acquired AdColony, a leading mobile video advertising platform, to deliver best-in-class mobile video...

Apr 24, 2014, 09:46 ET

Opera Coast for iPhone, now out in the App Store

It's time to kick things up a notch and let iPhone users have the mobile web experience they deserve. That's why, today, Opera Software is...

Feb 23, 2014, 13:00 ET
Opera Max: a free and easy-to-use data savings app that compresses data across applications on your mobile device - including video, text and images - so you can get the most out your data plan and more control over your data usage.  (PRNewsFoto/Opera Software)

Introducing Opera Max - a data-savings app to make your data plan feel unlimited

Following its legacy of championing compression on mobile, Opera Software today launched Opera Max, a free and easy-to-use data savings app that...

Jan 28, 2014, 09:00 ET

Opera Mobile Store passes 100 million users

The Opera Mobile Store, the fifth-largest mobile app store in the world, today announced that it has reached a new milestone of 105 million monthly...

Oct 25, 2012, 12:10 ET

iOS Dominates Q3 Mobile Ads With High eCPMs

 Opera Software today published its third-quarter State of Mobile Advertising report, which shares key data and trends in mobile advertising...

Oct 04, 2012, 06:00 ET

Opera Mobile Store offers developers powerful new promotional options

Opera Mobile Store, the world's fifth largest mobile store, today announced a broad portfolio of promotional options for developers to take...

Jul 19, 2012, 12:00 ET

Opera's mobile advertising report reveals latest global monetization trends

Opera Software today launched its first State of Mobile Advertising report, which highlights key data and trends in mobile advertising worldwide....

Jan 31, 2012, 11:39 ET

Can Home Field Advantage on the Web Win the Super Bowl?

 Is there such a thing as a web home field advantage? In this month's State of the Mobile Web report from browser maker Opera Software, we...

Jan 09, 2012, 08:30 ET

Expand Your TV Entertainment

 So, your New Year's promise was to get off the couch more? Why not spend time in front of your TV more effectively, getting more entertainment...