Browser company Opera Software signed a three year extension of its global frame agreement with Vodafone, which “gives Vodafone the chance to offer its customers Opera products such as a Vodafone-branded Opera Mini browser, a product that is at the core of Vodafone’s Internet strategy for feature phones, particularly in emerging markets.”
Browser company Opera Software partnered with Telling Telecom Development to “establish a joint venture to develop a customised mobile browser for the Chinese market.”
Opera Software announced its Opera Mobile Store, which it claims “offers both free and paid applications for virtually any mobile platform and device.” However, shortly after the store was launched, paidContent:UK said that Opera’s browser products had been pulled from leading independent app store GetJar.
Opera Software introduced a new widget runtime platform for Google’s Android operating system which will support the Wholesale Application Community 1.0 specifications.
Mobile browser company Skyfire has submitted a mobile browser to Apple’s App Store which it says is “capable of playing Flash video while adhering to all Apple’s guidelines regarding HTML5 open-video standards on Apple devices”.