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Oslo, Norway, and Manila, Philippines - September 19, 2013

Browse all day for only 15 pesos with Opera Mini data plan

Today, Sun Cellular officially launched its Browse On Opera service with the Opera Mini browser for mobile phones, making web surfing easier for its subscribers. Now, subscribers can enjoy fast browsing anywhere by spending just 15 pesos for one day of service.

Opera Mini, which is compatible with 3,000 different handsets, provides 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. With one-click access from Opera Mini, all subscribers can get the latest updates from their favorite websites easily. It’s simply a quick and fun way to discover what’s happening online.

The Browse On service offers subscribers unlimited browsing with their Sun Cellular subscription (video and music streaming not included).

“We are delighted to bring the wonder of the browsing experience with Opera Mini,” said Michele Curran, Vice President for Data Services at Sun Cellular. “With the Browse On service, all subscribers are now able to enjoy a better and faster internet experience, at an affordable price.”

“We want users to enjoy the best browsing experience on their mobile phone with Opera Mini. It's fast, simple and works for most phones. If you are looking for the best deal for your mobile internet experience, your search ends here,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software. ”With just one click, you can go to your favorite website, no matter which platform you’re on. This will definitely will bring more value to Filipino users.”

The Opera Mini data plan is available for the Opera Mini browser 4.4, and above, for BlackBerry, J2ME, S60, iOS and Android phones. To access the 1 day Browse On Opera service, text OPERA15 to 247. If you’re a first time internet user, text NET to 2300 for free for your free Internet settings.

Download Opera Mini at m.opera.com or http://wap.suncellular.com.ph/. For more information on Sun Cellular’s mobile browsing services, visit www.suncellular.com.ph/.

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

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.

Opera is a trademark of Opera Software AS.