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Opera Quadruples Download Rates

October 5, 2005

Oslo, Norway - October 5, 2005

More than three million new users havedownloaded the Opera browser in the two weeks since the company launched its free browser. The average daily download rate quadruples the previousrate achieved before the release of Opera 8.5.

Opera's growth comes as consumers demand greater safety and productivityonline. Opera has the strongest security track record of any browser andcontinuously innovates the browser experience with features such asbuilt-in search bars, a password manager, notes and saved sessions thatmake surfing easier, faster and more organized.

Opera also has built-in voice capabilities and zooming features that helpmake the Web more accessible to users of all abilities. Download Opera.

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.