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Faster mobile surfing hits Cyprus

September 16, 2011

Oslo, Norway - September 16, 2011

Prepare yourself for even faster surfing on the beaches of Cyprus. If you are a Cytamobile-Vodafone customer, then starting from today you can download a specially customized version of the Opera Mini mobile web browser. Cytamobile-Vodafone is the first operator on the island to offer you the most popular mobile browser in the world.

This special version of Opera Mini brings you everything that you expect from a modern mobile browser: a fast browsing experience, sleek interface, tabbed browsing and one-click access to your favorite websites. And the best thing? You don't need a smartphone to experience it. Opera Mini is available for all mobile devices, including feature phones.

"Opera Mini has 121.7 million users across the globe and growing," said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software. "Through our extended partnership with Cytamobile-Vodafone, more people in Cyprus will now experience the fastest web surfing on their mobiles."

"This partnership is aligned with our overall strategy to offer innovative and comprehensive communication solutions so as to facilitate and above all to enrich our customers" communication and entertainment," said Yiannis Souroullas, CMO of Cyta. "Opera Mini offers our customers an excellent browsing experience, even on mobile phones with small screens."

Today's launch is the next step in extending the global agreement between Vodafone Group Services and Opera Software. In addition to popular Opera Mini features, such as webpage compression for data cost savings, this new special version of Opera Mini will bring Speed Dial shortcuts to Cytamobile-Vodafone's unique portfolio of products and services, as well as popular local websites.

About Cytamobile-Vodafone

Cytamobile-Vodafone represents Cyta's mobile telephony a brand name created as a result of the partnership agreement with Vodafone, the world's largest mobile communication company. As from 2004, Cytamobile-Vodafone is the exclusive Vodafone representative in Cyprus. Learn more about Cytamobile-Vodafone at www.cytamobile-vodafone.com.

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.