Bangladeshis save BDT 3.3B in data costs with Opera Mini

Opera Mini saved 10,829TB of data for mobile users in Bangladesh in 2015 thanks to the browser’s unique compression technology, according to findings from Opera’s “State of the Mobile Web” report. That amount of data is worth 3.3 billion BDT (1GB costs 300 BDT, on average), equivalent to 42 million USD. source: http://business.opera.com/press/releases/mobile/2016-03-28

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Opera Mediaworks and Immersion excite Lexus’ new mobile advertising campaign with haptics

Opera Mediaworks, the world’s highest quality mobile advertising and marketing platform, and Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of haptic technology, today announced a new mobile advertising campaign for Lexus that is enhanced with Immersion’s TouchSense® technology. Lexus, in partnership with its advertising agency Team One, has launched a haptic ad campaign for […]

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Video boost debuts faster video on Opera Mini for Android

Android users will see less of the video-buffering wheel, as the unique “video boost” feature arrives today in the Opera Mini mobile browser, available for free in Google Play. The release brings smoother video viewing and data savings to almost 120 million users on Opera Mini for Android, Opera’s biggest user base. source: http://business.opera.com/press/releases/mobile/2016-03-08

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Video boost debuts faster video on Opera Mini for Android

Android users will see less of the video-buffering wheel, as the unique “video boost” feature arrives today in the Opera Mini mobile browser, available for free in Google Play. The release brings smoother video viewing and data savings to almost 120 million users on Opera Mini for Android, Opera’s biggest user base. source: http://business.opera.com/press/releases/mobile/2016-03-08

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Opera Apps Club launches globally

Opera today launched globally its unique, “Netflix-style” subscription service for premium Android apps, with India’s third-largest mobile operator, Idea, on board as the first partner in Asia. source: http://opr.as/1T2ZHjV

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Viettel launches “all you can eat” app store powered by Opera

Mobile data subscribers can now download as many premium apps and games as they want for a small weekly subscription fee of VND 10,000 (USD 0.45). Viettel, the largest operator in Vietnam, has partnered with Opera to launch AppMarket, an “all-you-can-eat” app storefront for Android, Java, BlackBerry and Symbian users. It offers the lowest weekly […]

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Android leads across APAC, iOS leads in Australia

Asia Pacific (APAC) and Oceania are showing a clear and rapid transition to smartphones, according to a Q3 State of Mobile Advertising study from Opera Mediaworks and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), released today. Even in markets where the transition from feature phones to smartphones has been slower (Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines), about half […]

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Opera launches ‘Web on Wheels’ Wi-Fi-enabled car

Residents of many cities in India can enjoy exploring the web for free from their mobile phones. Opera Software, makers of the popular Opera Mini mobile browser have launched Web on Wheels (WOW), featuring a specially-equipped WOW car that provides free Wi-Fi access to those in range. Opera hopes to encourage new users to get […]

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