If you’re reading this, you just may be an online video content publisher. Perhaps you use Ooyala, Brightcove or Dailymotion – some of the biggest names in online video management – for your online video publishing and hosting needs. Would you like to reach new audiences and get that same content onto millions of Smart TVs...

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Several months ago we announced a new and powerfully innovative way for brands and operators to team up to sponsor free mobile data in markets around the world, giving the next billion internet users a simple (and free) on-ramp to the web. Now we’ve announced one of many in-progress implementations of Sponsored Web Pass. Turkey’s...

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People are passionate about cricket in India, to say the least. Recently, an operator partner of Opera’s – Vodafone India – ran a promotional campaign to tout their co-branded version of Opera Mini. This campaign used a hook of encouraging users to participate in a cricket-based trivia quiz, with a chance to win weekly prizes. To gain traction, the...

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By Alexander Sem, Opera Software It’s a big question, but one that deserves some pondering: What, exactly, has changed in the TV & Media industry since that very first shipment of connected TVs? One clear answer that comes to mind is that the industry has moved into a relatively calm period in which multiscreen, OTT...

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We’d like to let you know about a new white paper our Skyfire unit has just put together about NFV (Network Functions Virtualization), a topic close to the hearts and budgets of network planners worldwide in 2014. As a pioneer in next-generation cloud-based technology built to mitigate and manage the explosion of mobile video on operator networks,...

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A recent study from the
 Consumer Electronics
 Association (CEA), The
 Market for U.S. Household
 Television Services, showed
 that despite huge growth in 
smart phones and tablets 
over the last year, television – the one sitting in your living room – 
is still the most widely used
 video-viewing device. It’s holding strong with a 
97% U.S....

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The number of people going online in Pakistan has, until now, been quite low due to limited broadband infrastructure, slow 2G networks and mobile internet being generally perceived as too expensive. With a population of over 193 million people, 70% of which are under the age of 30, it is indeed surprising that only 10%...

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We were interested to see in the news yesterday that one of our partners in the Internet.org initiative, Facebook, shares our passion for bringing the next billion (and even next five billion) internet users online by deploying time- and content-based data packages. They’ve purchased a company who can help them offer consumers alternatives to the...

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