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Brand new Opera.com greets users in Traditional Chinese

August 3, 2011

Oslo, Norway and Taipei, Taiwan - August 3, 2011

Today, Opera released Opera.com in Traditional Chinese. All Opera.com visitors who have Traditional Chinese set as their browser language will be automatically redirected to the native language site. These users are able to enjoy receiving important product and support information from Opera.com, social networking in the My Opera online community, and reading news, sports and entertainment content from portal.opera.com in their preferred language.

Opera has strong growth in Taiwan and Hong Kong, where people use Traditional Chinese. The growth in the number of unique users of the Opera Mini mobile web browser has doubled since June 2010. Users have also shown enthusiasm in using Opera on desktop computers to enjoy a customized, fast, and safe web surfing experience. To help people learn more about Opera's products easily, Opera.com now provides localized content to more than 30 million Traditional Chinese users around the world. The localization of Opera.com is a joint effort between Opera employees, Opera Campus Crew student volunteers, and Opera fans in Taiwan.

"Traditional Chinese users represent a fast growing community for Opera and they actively give us advice for product improvement," says Vincent Li, Country Manager Taiwan, Opera Software. "With localized content offered by Opera.com, My Opera and Opera Portal, we hope to engage more users in their preferred language and make Opera better. Participationchanges everything."

To connect with the Traditional Chinese Opera user community, please visit http://my.opera.com/tradchinese/forums/, and Opera's news in traditional Chinese at http://my.opera.com/ting0619. Visitors will be able to post concerns and comments and get Opera browser tips and tricks in traditional Chinese.

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