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Opera Lets Users Share in Its Success

May 14, 2002

New program invites users to promote Opera and earn cash

Oslo, Norway - May 14, 2002

Today, Opera Software launched the Opera Affiliate Program where users earn 10% commission on the sales generated from banners and buttons they have placed on their Web pages promoting the Opera Web browsers. The Opera Affiliate Program is open to anyone who would like to promote Opera.

"Opera is not only known for its speed, flexibility and user-friendly features, but even more so for its millions of fans," says Dean Kakridas, VP of Desktop Products, Opera Software ASA. "Opera has been such a success exactly because of our loyal users spreading the word and creating a strong Opera movement all around the Web."

Anyone who has a Web site can join the Opera Affiliate Program. Users sign up for the program at, and put an Opera banner or button onto their Web site with their specific ID number to earn 10% commission on Opera's sales through the Opera Affiliate Program's buy pages.

"We have already seen an amazing number of hits and sales from users who have placed banners or buttons on their Web sites," says Dean Kakridas, VP of Desktop Products, Opera Software ASA. "The Opera Affiliate Program is our way of showing what an important role they are playing in Opera's success."

Sign up or read more about the Opera Affiliate Program.

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About Opera Software

Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Web browsers for the desktop and embedded markets, partnering with companies such as IBM, AMD, Symbian, Canal+ Technologies, Ericsson, Sharp and Lineo. The Opera browser has received international recognition from end users and the industry press for being faster, smaller and more standards-compliant than other browsers. Opera is available on Windows, Mac, Linux/Solaris, Symbian OS and QNX. Opera Software ASA is a privately held company headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Learn more about Opera at

About Opera

Opera enables more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to connect with the content and services that matter most to them. Opera also helps publishers monetize their content through advertising and advertisers reach the audiences that build value for their businesses, capitalizing on a global consumer audience reach that exceeds 1 billion.

Opera is a trademark of Opera Software AS.