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Mobilizing the community: T-Mobile brings the My Opera Community to its web'n'walk users

March 15, 2007

Oslo, Norway, March 15, 2007

Opera Software today announced that T-Mobile is bringing a customized version of the My Opera Communityto its web'n'walk users. By integrating the community into their product offering, T-Mobile allows its customers totake advantage of popular My Opera features such as photoblogging, photo albums and more, all from the convenience of their web'n'walk poweredphones.

T-Mobile's web'n'walk offering uses a customized version of Opera Minithat allows users to surf the Web from their mobile phones. Once onlinewith Opera Mini, web'n'walk customers can access all of My Opera'sfeatures, as well as the exclusive T-Mobile group page and dedicatedforums for web'n'walk users. My Opera gives T-Mobile users 300 MB ofstorage space on their personal pages, and once registered, users willautomatically be added to the T-Mobile group.

"T-Mobile is Opera's pioneering customer in terms of integrating My Operawith their product," says Jon von Tetzchner, CEO for Opera Software. "MyOpera presents a unique solution to operators such as T-Mobile, as itallows them to offer their customers attractive features such asphotoblogging. This not only adds functionality to the web'n'walkoffering, but also drives data traffic for T-Mobile."

Web'n'walk is T-Mobile's initiative to differentiate itself as the leadingmobile Internet provider and grow data services into a mass market.T-Mobile was the first operator to pre-install customized Opera Minibrowsers on selected handsets.

My Opera for T-Mobile features:

  • Mobile Photoblogging directly from your web'n'walk Opera Mini browser
  • Dedicated T-mobile forums in the community
  • Photo sharing of blogs and photo albums between my.opera.com and T-mobile users
  • 300MB of storage
  • T-Mobile group page that automatically includes all registered web'n'walk users

See it live

T-Mobile will be demoing the My Opera Community for its web'n'walkoffering during CeBIT, March 15 - 21, 2007, in Hannover, Germany. Stop bythe T-Mobile stand in Hall 26, booth A01, to see mobile photobloggingfirsthand.

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