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October 1, 2002

Opera introduces the Opera Higher Education Program

Oslo, Norway - Oct. 1, 2002

Opera Software today launched the Opera Higher Education Program, an initiative aimed at institutions of higher learning around the world. Through the program, schools can register multiple Opera browser licenses at a fraction of the regular price.

Thanks to its cross-platform availability and host of accessibilityfeatures, Opera is increasingly in demand as the browser of choiceamong students, professors, and staff at universities and collegesaround the world.

"Teaming up with Opera results in increased productivity andaccessibility as well as financial savings," says Mary Lambert, manager of strategic alliances. "Schools will also find Opera useful in terms of making a unique browser for their own specialized needs."

The Opera browser provides users with many customization possibilities.The Opera Composer lets universities and colleges build a personalizeduniversity browser with customized images and functions. Opera's kioskmode is the most secure way to restrict access to the browser's system settings in computer labs and libraries.

Opera is available for free in an ad-supported version, but universities and colleges can register and enjoy the browser ad-free for as little as USD 1 per license compared to the USD 39 regular license price. Since its inception, Opera has offered students licenses for a specially discounted USD 20 price when they register the browser for their own personal use.

Opera will be at EDUCAUSE in Atlanta on Oct. 1-4, 2002. Visit CRENbooth number 1819 to learn more about Opera and the Higher EducationProgram. More information is available at www.educause.edu/conference/e2002.

Learn more about the Opera Higher Education Program.

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Download Opera today at Opera's download pages.

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Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Webbrowsers for the desktop and embedded markets, partnering withcompanies such as IBM, AMD, Symbian, Canal+ Technologies, Ericsson,Sharp and Lineo (now a division of Embedix). The Opera browser hasreceived international recognition from end users and the industrypress for being faster, smaller and more standards-compliant than otherbrowsers. Opera is available on Windows, Mac, Linux/Solaris, OS/2,Symbian OS and QNX. Opera Software ASA is a privately held companyheadquartered in Oslo, Norway. Learn more about Opera at www.opera.com.

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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.

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