Opera Mini to Ship Worldwide on Qualcomm's Brew Mobile Platform
Opera Software today announced that it has signed on an agreement to ship the Opera Mini browser worldwide on Qualcomm Incorporated’s Brew MP. Millions of consumers worldwide will benefit by having a smartphone-like browsing experience on mass-market devices.
The Opera Mini browser is one of the world’s most popular mobile browsers, with more than 90 million users.
Incorporating Opera Mini as part of Brew MP simplifies the process of making a powerful browser available to OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and ODMs (Original Device Manufacturers). OEMs and ODMs will benefit from simplified development, faster time-to-market and inclusion as part of the Brew MP OS.
Consumers will have access to the one of the fastest possible browsing experiences on their mass-market handsets and enjoy a desktop browser-like user interface tailored for smaller handset screens. Because of Opera Mini’s compression technology, these benefits are achieved while reducing monthly data charges.
Opera Software ASA has redefined web browsing for PCs, mobile phones and other networked devices. Opera’s cross-platform web-browser technology is renowned for its performance, standards compliance and small size, while giving users a faster, safer and more dynamic online experience. Opera Software is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices around the world. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OPERA. Learn more about Opera at http://www.opera.com/