Opera and Sun Cellular bring sunnier browsing to Filipino users
Norway-based Opera Software, maker of the Opera Mini browser, has teamed up with the Philippines’ leading mobile operator, Sun Cellular, to bring an exciting mobile internet experience to Filipino users through the Opera Mini browser.
Under this partnership, subscribers can enjoy fast and best-value browsing, while exploring a wide range of web resources such as social media or online news, directly from Opera Mini, using its unique Speed Dial feature.
Speed Dial is shortcuts to webpages, allowing users to access chosen websites directly, as soon as they open the browser.
Opera Mini, which is compatible with 3,000 different handsets, allows for a more efficient browsing experience by compressing the size of each webpage to as little as 10%, making it possible for online-based content to load faster. Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera Software, further explains, “As web access and mobile browsing continue to become part of everyone’s lifestyle, Opera remains keen to develop these innovations that support carrier services and make the mobile experience even more user friendly.”
Meanwhile, Michele Curran, Vice President for Data Services of Sun Cellular, adds, “Aside from offering best-value browsing services, we strive to optimize the mobile experience and continue to seek value-adding integrations such as Opera Mini. We are positive that our subscribers will find it much easier now to indulge in mobile browsing, through this partnership.”
With the most affordable internet offers in the market already and Opera Mini's world-leading compression feature, Sun's partnership with Opera Mini will help make subscribers enjoy surfing the internet via their mobile phones. To find out more about iLoads Time Based Plans and other best-value mobile internet packages, please see: iLoads
About Sun Cellular
Sun Cellular, a member of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company Group, is one of the Philippines’ leading mobile telecommunications companies. It offers a wide range of service innovations for mobile telephony from voice, messaging and international roaming services, to wireless broadband and value-added services for consumers and businesses alike. As a renowned frontrunner in the industry, Sun Cellular has been notable for significant breakthroughs like unlimited services and the Anti-Bill Shock charging system which continue to encourage the market to embrace mobile technology. It has received accolades over the years with awards such as the Philippines’ Mobile Service Provider of the Year for 2011 and 2012 by the esteemed Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards in Singapore.
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 www.opera.com.