Faster mobile Internet from Unitel with Opera Mini

Oslo, Norway and Luanda, Angola — November 30, 2010 Unitel, leading mobile operator in Angola, and Opera Software have signed an agreement that allows Unitel customers quicker access to the Internet from their mobile phones. Opera Mini is a mobile web browser available for more than 3000 mobile phone models. It is easy to install […]

Opera Mini 5.1 for Android released

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Opera spreads the love to Android mobile phone users. Opera Mini 5.1 is now available for phones built on the Android platform, offering better browsing performance and improved user experience. With over 61 million users worldwide, Opera Mini is the world’s most popular browser for mobile phones, allowing much faster browsing speeds, while keeping the […]

iPhone users flock to Opera Mini

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Oslo, Norway — May 28, 2010 — More than 2.6 million people used Opera Mini on their iPhones, in the two weeks following April’s mid-month launch. This surge in new Opera Mini users reshaped both the top 10 countries and the top handsets for mobile Web usage, according to Opera’s State of the Mobile Web […]

Mobile Web usage in Africa grows nearly 170%

Opera Mini

Newest State of the Mobile Web report profiles aggregate operator data in top 10 countries. Opera today released its newest State of the Mobile Web report. The report provides information on the top global trends affecting the mobile Web.

Nigeria: Value Added Services are here to stay

Texting (sending/receiving SMS) has become mainstream in Nigeria.

In June 2005, Mobile Africa published an article in which Mr. Tayo Ajakaye raised issues (and some very valid ones too) about the quality of value added services being provided by GSM network operators (see: Value Added Services: Who Uses Them? I followed that article with a rejoinder, RE: Value Added Services: Who Uses Them?, […]

Eyes on Africa: Mobile Web use surges in Africa according to Opera's latest State of the Mobile Web report

Opera Mini Browser

Opera Software uncovers exponential growth in Africa’s mobile Web usage in its latest State of the Mobile Web report. Published today, this September 2008 study focuses on the African continent, where Web browsing on the mobile phone far exceeds traditional desktop-computer surfing. Fast facts The use of Opera Mini in Africa increased by 180 percent […]