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Opera Software Releases Browsers in Hindi and Punjabi: Only Current Browser Supporting Both Languages

October 17, 2005

Oslo, Norway - October 17, 2005

Opera Software today announced the availabilityof its browser in both Hindi and Punjabi.The browser is available for Windows and Linux.It can be downloaded from Opera's download page.


"The Web must become more accessible to people wherever they live andwhatever language they speak," said Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, OperaSoftware. "Browser companies bear responsibility for allowing all peopleto access this amazing resource. Barriers such as language make theInternet less of a global resource than it could be. Opera is taking thisstep towards removing those barriers."


Worldwide, more than 700 million people speak Hindi and more than 100million speak Punjabi. Opera is the only browser company whose latestversion is available in both languages, providing substantial speed,usability and security upgrades.

About the Opera Browser

Already regarded as the world's fastest, most secure browser, Opera speeds up your Web browsing with these innovative features:

  • Navigate quickly using intuitive mouse gestures and browser tabs
  • Start from where your last browsing session ended or save your entire session
  • Access downloaded files quickly with the transfer manager
  • Protect against identity theft and phishing with integrated security features
  • Shop Amazon, browse Ebay, and search the Web with Google right from the address bar
  • Set reminders for Web pages you visit with the notes feature

About Opera Software ASA

Opera products enable more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to discover and connect with the content and services that matter most to them, no matter what device, network or location. In turn, we help advertisers reach the audiences that build value for their businesses. Opera also delivers products and services to more than 120 mobile operators around the world, enabling them to provide a faster, more economical and better network experience to their subscribers.
From family photos and funny videos to business ideas that change the world economy, the internet has always been about discovery. Whether you are a consumer getting online for the first time, or a multinational corporation trying to reach the right audience, Opera can help you discover more online.
Opera Software ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OPERA. ‘Opera’, ‘Opera Software’, ‘Opera Mini’ and the ‘O’ logo are trademarks of Opera Software ASA. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Learn more about Opera at

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