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Czech out Opera Mini

October 14, 2011

Prague, Czech Republic - October 14, 2011

Are you a Vodafone Czech Republic subscriber? Then, we have something special for you. Vodafone Czech Republic and Opera Software have launched a special version of the fast and feature-rich Opera Mini mobile web browser. Downloading it today from m.opera.com will let you enjoy the best mobile browsing experience, together with unlimited access to the mobile version of Idnes.cz for a one-month period.

You"ll love how easy it is to browse the Web with Opera Mini on your phone. In addition to popular features such as tabbed browsing and webpage compression for data cost savings, Opera Mini brings you auto-suggestions that appear as soon as you begin typing, as well as the smart address bar, where you can type both web addresses and search queries. The smart address bar will adapt to your surfing habits, adding automatically domains such as ".cz" or ".com".

"On top of Opera Mini's popular features, the special version of the browser provides one-click access to Vodafone Czech Republic's unique set of services and popular websites, such as Facebook or Novinky," said Petr Ricanek, Product Manager, Vodafone Czech Republic. "We are also happy to offer our customers unlimited access to m.idnes.cz for a one-month period, so they can feed their addiction to the hottest news."

"The mobile Web removes many barriers in the world. One of them is access to information," said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software. "With the new special version of Opera Mini, Vodafone Czech Republic subscribers will get not only the latest in mobile browsing technology, but also a chance to see how easy instant access to information can be."

The recent launch is the next step in extending the global agreement between Vodafone Group Services and Opera Software.

About Vodafone Czech Republic

Mobile operator Vodafone Czech Republic has been part of one of the largest telecommunications groups in the world, Vodafone Group, since 2005. In the Czech Republic, it currently provides services to more than three million customers. Since 2007, the company provides comprehensive telecommunications services (voice and data services over fixed and mobile networks) for business customers from both the private and public sectors under the name Vodafone OneNet. The company is also active in corporate social responsibility. It established The Vodafone Czech Republic Foundation, which according to the volume of funds distributed, is the third-largest corporate foundation in the Czech Republic, having distributed more than CZK 85 million in the last 6 years to the nonprofit sector. Last year, Vodafone celebrated its tenth anniversary on the Czech market with an innovative campaign, ‘We have the same blood type", which campaigned heavily for unpaid blood donations and, in early 2011, launched the first "Green Network". Vodafone has repeatedly won competitions for the CSR Award and Top Philanthropist in the area of corporate social responsibility. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.cz.

About Opera Software ASA

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