We read with interest a recent article in RCR Wireless about some methods of video caching used by inline appliance vendors on mobile networks, and how operators can use such solutions to save “precious bits and bandwidth” by caching video titles that multiple users are requesting. We concur – in fact, with our Skyfire unit’s CloudCache...

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Opera Software’s Skyfire unit will be demonstrating why Rocket Optimizer is an ideal first step toward an NFV architecture at next week’s Network Virtualization & SDN World show in London – and we hope you’ll come see us if you happen to be attending. The show is free for mobile operators to attend, so if...

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We’re happy to announce that the Opera TV Store is now full of breaking news and political, sports and interview content from one of the biggest and most-respected names in journalism, The Washington Post. The new TV app, live now in the store, is called PostTV. The PostTV app features short-form videos across many topics from...

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We caught up with Frode Hernes, Opera TV’s VP of Product Management, who recently was re-elected to the steering group of the HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) Association, to discuss Frode’s appointment and what impact it has on his own personal goals for the TV industry and the benefits for Opera TV to have Frode...

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While the internet penetration rate on the continent of Africa as a whole is currently only 18%, some countries such as South Africa and Nigeria overindex, with more people getting online at 41% (above world average) and 32% internet penetration rates, respectively.* With only 0.3% of the total population having access to fixed broadband, the primary, and in most cases, only way for Africans to...

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Mobile video continues to be the single definitional “over the top” content type that gives mobile operators fits. Operators have watched as video has rapidly climbed from a negligible portion of their data traffic to becoming the single most impactful content type by a mile – with huge repercussions on the overall customer experience as...

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Every day new and exciting content is being added to the Opera TV Store via our easy-to-use, app creation and submission tool that allows content publishers to create and submit apps made for TV into the Opera TV Store. As part of our spotlight of some of the key content, channels and networks we would like to introduce...

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One key to help mobile operators drive usage of Opera Mini within their markets as a co-brand partner is to continually engage with users by encouraging them to access the mobile internet – using Opera Mini as the gateway, of course. It’s all well and good to go out with a big splash when launching...

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In a lot of countries today, mobile users are still apprehensive when considering use of the mobile internet outside of WiFi areas. They often fear high, unknowable costs and confounding, unclear megabyte-based data plans. Opera Web Pass breaks down those fears, as it allows operators to offer their users easy-to-understand mobile internet packages such as: One day of Facebook...

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