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Sendo Chooses Opera Browser Technology for Full Web Experience

November 7, 2003

Oslo, Norway and Birmingham, UK - Nov. 7, 2003

Sendo, the British mobile phone manufacturer, and Opera Software todayannounced that Opera technology underpins the Sendo X's Internet browser.With Opera's technology, the Sendo X delivers meaningful mobile Internet content, any time, any place, in a small and light device.

Opera's innovative "Small-Screen Rendering" â„¢ (SSR)reformats the Web to Sendo X's screen size. No horizontal scrolling is needed fora great Internet experience.


"With the bright screen on the Sendo X, users get a phenomenal Web experience, while mobile operators gain a valuable new income stream from GPRS data traffic," says Susan Macke, VP Smartphones, Sendo. "With Opera's technology, the Sendo X goes beyond mobile WAP, giving users immediate access to the world of mainstream Internet content. This is the real Web in your hand, seamless and easy to navigate."

"We at Opera are excited to see our highly regarded Internet browsing technology integrated into the new Sendo X," commented Rolf Assev, executive vice president strategic alliances, Opera Software. "Opera's unique Small-Screen Rendering, coupled with a strong commitment to open Internet standards and long PC Internet experience, mean that Sendo X users benefit from highly usable, compatible Web surfing, right out the box."


Learn more about SSR and Opera's mobile browsers.

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About Sendo

Sendo, headquartered in the United Kingdom, started shipping its first terminals to operator customers in Europe and Asia in June 2001. The company is now shipping products in over forty territories in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Sendo offers high-performance, competitively priced, reliable products and services to the cellular market. Sendo has been established with the needs of the wireless operators and consumers in mind. The company offers a complete custom program, from exclusively branded phones, matched fulfilment programs and software with dedicated services. Details of the company are available at

About Opera

Since its founding in 1996, Opera has been a pioneer in shaping the future of the internet. Providing faster and more innovative web browsers, Opera is the everyday browser of choice for more than 320 million people.

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