9/6/2005 - Opera Software, global leader in Web browser technologies, and T-Mobile agreed on equipping the new T-Mobile SDA II Windows Mobile Smartphone with the Opera browser as part of T-Mobile's "Web'n'Walk" offering. The SDA II is the first commercial deployment of the Opera browser for the Windows Mobile 2003 Smartphone platform, following its public release on June 30, 2005.
"This release is remarkable because it is a testament to the superior speed and quality of Opera," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. "T-Mobile has chosen Opera on several phones to fulfill the promise of their Web'n'Walk offering, and we are happy to bring the unparalleled Opera Web experience to T-Mobile's customers."
T-Mobile's SDA II sports a large (320x240 pixels) QVGA display and comes fully loaded with all the typical Windows Mobile applications such as e-mailing, Mobile Office and a media player in addition to the Opera Web browser.
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.
More information available at www.t-mobile.de/business/hersteller/1,4516,6253-_3681-761-0,00.html
About Opera Software ASA
Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Web browser technology, targeting the desktop, smartphone, PDA, home media and vertical markets. Partners include companies such as IBM, Nokia, Sony, Motorola, Adobe, Macromedia, Symbian, Canal+Technologies, 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, Linux, Mac OS, Symbian OS, Windows Mobile, BREW, QNX, TRON, FreeBSD, Solaris and Mediahighway. 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.
About T-Mobile International
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 Q2 2005, about 80 million customers were served in 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 Móviles, 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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