Posts Tagged ‘opera’
Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Nokia & BlackBerry join Opera Software, InMobi, the World Wide Web Foundation, MobileMonday, the W3C Mobile Web Initiative and Venture Capital for Africa for crucial event. (LONDON) – September 07, 2010 – all amber, the leading company specialising in organising interactive, discussion-based events specifically aimed at high level strategists, today announced additional partners and sponsors for the 2nd annual Mobile Web in Africa ...  [Read more]

Opera Mini 5.1 for Android released
Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

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 costs to a minimum. Browse at lightning speed today by downloading the free Opera Mini ...  [Read more]

iPhone users flock to Opera Mini
Friday, May 28th, 2010

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 Report, issued today. The United States jumped two spots in the top 10 country ranking, displacing South Africa and Nigeria. Globally, the ...  [Read more]

Mobile Web usage in Africa grows nearly 170%
Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Opera Software ASA has again released its latest State of the Mobile Web report. The report provides information on the top global trends affecting the mobile Web. In addition to the top global trends and country snapshots, the report highlights trends in Africa and aggregate operator data for the top 10 countries. On a global scale, Opera Mini usage in Nigeria continues to surge, pushing past Poland and taking the #9 spot. The top 12 ...  [Read more]

Nigeria: Value Added Services are here to stay
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

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?, in which I faulted Mr. Ajakaiye's argument, though I agreed with him that quality of service needed (and gasp - still ...  [Read more]