News Articles

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Vodafone and Opera extend their mobile browser agreement

Back in March 2009, Vodafone signed an agreement with Opera Software to develop a custom version of the Opera Mini mobile web browser. The browser, although available in Vodafone’s markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa, was designed to be particularly appealing to customers in developing countries with low-cost mobile phones.

Opera has now signed a three-year extension of their agreement with Vodafone, having seen the number of active users of the Opera Mini browser increase by 300% year-on-year.

Cenk Sedar, Director of Data and Communications Services at Vodafone, said “What makes Vodafone Opera Mini’s story special is the role it plays in bringing mobile internet, along with its social and economic benefits, to the masses, particularly in regions under-penetrated by standard communication services. Providing customers with a good internet experience on even the most affordable handsets has been key to Vodafone Opera Mini’s success. Further we see how Vodafone WebBox powered by Opera Mini is able to effectively extend the reach of mobile communication services by bringing great quality affordable internet experience to the TV screen as well, empowering communities as a whole.”

Print
Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Rate this article:
No rating

Categories: Networks and operators, Applications, NewsNumber of views: 6349

Tags: vodafone internet opera

Leave a comment

This form collects your name, email, IP address and content so that we can keep track of the comments placed on the website. For more info check our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use where you will get more info on where, how and why we store your data.
Add comment

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«July 2021»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2829301234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930311
2345678

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement