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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Tests prove Opera Mini saves more battery and data

According to testing performed by Cigniti Technologies, an independent software testing services company, Opera Mini consumes on an average 14% less battery and 89% less data when compared to other mobile browsers. This announcement is part of a performance benchmarking and independent testing report for data and battery consumed by different browsers. The tests evaluated […]

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