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As any expat would know, living away from home makes you long for your culture, traditions and language. TV content can connect you whether it is catching up with your favourite shows or just keeping the kids engaged with their mother tongue language. YuppTV is proud to be one of the largest Internet TV Providers of South Asian...

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Until now we’ve focused much of our attention here on the blog and in our downloadable case studies on how Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass builds new data users and overall revenues for operators, not on brands.  Yet it’s brands, or advertisers, who are the ones using our platform to underwrite the cost of data access for...

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We’ve had some recent success in introducing new data retailing options with our partners Telenor and Mobilink in Pakistan, and even wrote up an entire case study about how we’ve worked together to bring Opera Web Pass to Mobilink users across the country. Now we’re at it again, and it’s Pakistani consumers who are the beneficiaries. Starting this...

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Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France 13 – 16 April Booth #C11 & D11 Every year MIPTV brings top TV and digital dealmakers and content creators together to forge partnerships, seal distribution deals, and network with their international executive peers. Drop by the Opera Software booth #C11 & D11 and find out how Opera can help you create,...

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We’ve been talking in this space lately about the expansion of our Rocket Platform from our original mobile video optimization solution Rocket Optimizer to include a new video analytics solution and our newest piece, the mobile marketing engine Rocket Marketer (which we just today announced is the chief component of our big partnership with Ericsson – read more here)....

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We’re humbled and honored to have won the 2015 Global Mobile Award for “Best Product, Service or Initiative in Emerging Markets” this past week in Barcelona. Opera’s Web Pass and Sponsored Web Pass beat out a strong field of innovative services targeted at developing economies, including Facebook’s Internet.org, to win this coveted piece of hardware. No,...

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How do consumers like their low-cost or sponsored internet packages? We were wondering the same thing. After some trial and error, and much testing to see what works and doesn’t work in different markets with Opera Web Pass and Sponsored Web Pass, it’s now clear that time-based (for example, 1 hour,1 day or 1 week),...

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It’s no secret that online video is playing an important role in the time consumers spend online from their mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones. According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2011-2016), “mobile video is projected to be the fastest-growing consumer mobile service, going from 271 million users globally in 2011 to 1.6 billion users in...

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