10/17/2005 - Opera Software and T-Mobile recently announced that the Nokia N70 comes with the Opera browser as part of T-Mobile's Web'n'Walk offering. The N70 is the newest phone in T-Mobile's Web'n'Walk offering - introduced in the UK market and coming to more markets soon. It is the third phone with Opera released by T-Mobile this year. Now T-Mobile UK customers can easily and conveniently access the full Internet while on the go, using the smallest Series 60, 3G mobile phone with a camera available.
"T-Mobile seeks applications that increase productivity for its users," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. "Opera is the ideal application for this purpose, as it is a fast, full-featured and intuitive Web browser that is becoming a more important part of mobile services, especially as our lives get busier and the need for information sources increases."
Coupled with the powerful Opera browser, the N70 gives users access to the full Internet, plus e-mail and instant messaging services. This phone also features a two megapixel camera, video calling functionality, an FM radio and more. Opera 8 for Series 60 provides users with a unparalleled full Web experience, dynamically re-formatting Web pages to fit the smaller mobile screen with its Small Screen Rendering (SSR) technology. With Opera's Web browser installed on selected phones, T-Mobile can offer their subscribers the full Internet while on-the-go.
Web'n'Walk is an initiative to grow data services into a mass market by giving people unrestricted access to the full Internet and Web-based services on their mobile phones. T-Mobile has chosen the Opera browser to fulfill the promise of full Web access on several handsets.
About Opera Software ASA
Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Web browser technology, targeting the desktop, mobile, PDA, home media and vertical markets. Partners include companies such as IBM, Nokia, Sony, Motorola, Adobe, Macromedia, Symbian, Sony Ericsson, Kyocera, Sharp, Motorola Metroworks, MontaVista Software, BenQ, Sendo and AMD. The Opera browser has received international recognition from users, industry experts and media for being faster, smaller and more standards-compliant than other browsers.
Opera's browser technology is cross-platform and modular, and currently available on the following operating systems: Windows, Windows Mobile, Linux, Mac OS, Symbian OS, BREW, QNX, TRON, FreeBSD, Solaris and Mediahighway. The Opera browser is also available as a Java-based (J2ME) browser solution called Opera MiniTM for the world's 700 million Java-enabled mobile phones.
Opera Software ASA is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with development centers in Linkoping and Gothenburg, Sweden. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OPERA.
T-Mobile International is one of the world's leading companies in mobile communications. As one of Deutsche Telekom`s three strategic business units, T-Mobile concentrates on the most dynamic markets in Europe and the United States. By the end of March 2005, nearly 80 million customers are served in the nine T-Mobile markets. And all that over a common technology platform based on GSM, the world's most successful digital wireless standard. This also makes T-Mobile the only mobile communications provider with a seamless transatlantic service.
T-Mobile also is partner of FreeMove, an alliance formed by four of Europe's leading mobile companies - Orange, Telefónica Moviles, TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile) and T-Mobile - to help their customers communicate as easily while travelling abroad as they do at home.
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