We’re back with the third edition of our Skyfire unit’s NFV “Myths vs. Reality” video series. Wait, what’s NFV? We understand. NFV is network functions virtualization – which, in a nutshell, is a software-based, cloud-focused mobile network architecture that allows for standard servers to be used in different capacities to perform network functions. Most network...

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The latest addition to the Opera TV Store brings sold-out music shows and legendary festivals into the biggest screen in your living room. iConcerts has arrived in the Opera TV Store, giving viewers access to a unique and exclusive catalogue of over 1,000 concerts and live performances featuring top-selling artists of today – as well as legends from...

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India is home to the largest population of Opera Mini users in the world. It is also home to the fastest-growing smartphones market in the world. With a plethora of options available at attractive prices, more and more Indian Opera Mini users are now upgrading to smartphones. The Opera Mini user base in India increased...

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We have freshly returned from IBC in Amsterdam, which took place from 12-16 September. The booth saw nearly a thousand visitors and numerous press interviews, as well as hosting more than a hundred meetings with customers and potential partners. During the show, we announced that the industry’s first Blink-based engine for Smart TV devices, the Opera Devices SDK, received a major upgrade....

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We’ve established in previous blog posts both that streaming audio services are overwhelmingly popular on mobile networks right now, and that operators, realizing this, are starting to bundle popular audio services right into the data plans they’re selling consumers. It points to the proverbial paradigm shift in how music is consumed, and certainly raises the...

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You’re a device-maker – or, for the sake of this blog post, let’s pretend you are. You’re looking for a way to add value to that smartphone you just built outside of the hardware you made – because that pocket machine’s going to be used to gobble up mobile data for perhaps the next two...

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Opera TV Store users are now able to keep up with Korean news, popular music, TV and radio programs through Arirang’s Smart TV apps: Arirang, Arirang TV Live and Arirang Radio Live, created using the Opera TV Snap tool. Operated by the Korean International Broadcasting Foundation, Arirang broadcasts news, entertainment, documentaries, cultural and educational shows to more than 188 countries across the globe....

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Attention, Smart TV OEMs, app publishers, content owners and pay-TV operators: monetizing your content has never been easier, thanks to the Opera TV Ads SDK, Opera’s end-to-end video advertising solution. Opera is uniquely positioned to be able to offer Smart TV OEMS, pay-TV operators and publishers the tools to maximize the monetization of their inventories...

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Airtel Nigeria has launched a free service for its customers who are looking for information on the Ebola virus. By zero-rating www.ebolafacts.com that provides educational information on Ebola, Airtel Nigeria were able to offer their subscribers free access to vital information about the Ebola virus on their mobile phones for an entire day through Opera Web Pass. All...

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T-Mobile USA has deservedly been getting some nice attention for their recent “Music Freedom” mobile data plan that bundles thirteen different music streaming services into a data plan, without that streaming data consumption counting against their monthly mobile data cap. While not fundamentally different from many other app/data bundling plans that our operator partners have launched,...

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