Telenor Serbia Drives Mobile Internet Penetration With Opera Mini

May 27, 2008 - Opera Software and Telenor Serbia joined to offer Telenor Serbia customers the full Web experience on their mobile phones. The service is available to nearly 3 million customers in Serbia by simply downloading Opera Mini from Telenor's WAP to their handsets. With Opera Mini, customers can access all their favorite sites with a desktop-like browsing experience.
“We want to give our customers the chance to browse the Web wherever they
are,” said Nevena Stefanović, Broadband manager in Telenor Serbia. “Opera Mini is fast and
user-friendly, allowing our customers to have a PC-like Internet
experience right on their handsets. For us, it is important that Opera
Mini delivers a fast solutions that keeps the costs low and our customers
“Opera is delighted to partner with Telenor in Serbia following our
success with Telenor in Pakistan. We hope to continue this partnership and
provide consumers the best mobile Internet experience available,” said Jon
von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. “Telenor Serbia users deserve the best
possible mobile Web experience and Opera Mini provides just that.”
Telenor in Serbia
With a 40 percent share of its national market, Telenor Serbia is the
second largest of the country’s three mobile operators, providing a wide
range of services to 2.98 million subscribers.
The arrival of Telenor to the Serbian market has resulted in a range of innovations and improvements. Among priorities are quality and quantity of information at the WAP portal. A focus is on simplicity, easiness-to-use and updatedness of presented contents, as well as an option of adjusting to individual users. 
Opera Mini
Opera Mini utilizes Opera’s compression technology to pre-process and
compress Web pages by up to 90% before sending them to mobile phones,
keeping download costs minimal. Opera Mini has a loyal fan base of more
than 40 million cumulative users. Its ability to download pages at
lightning speeds, coupled with fun features such as Opera Zoom, positions
Opera Mini as the world’s most popular mobile Web browser.
About Opera Software ASA
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