Opera and T-Com Partner
Exclusive Opera browser edition offered for T-Online Internet access customers
Oslo, Norway - 25 January 2007
Opera Software and T-Com today partnered tocreate an exclusive version of Opera's award-winning Web browser forT-Online Internet access customers. T-Com represents the Broadband/FixedNetwork strategic business area in the Deutsche Telekom Group and is oneof the largest broadband/fixed-network providers in Europe with just under10 million broadband lines, around 40 million narrowband lines and morethan 15 million Internet customers with a billing relationship. Under theT-Online brand, customers are provided with Internet access and services.The custom-designed Opera browser puts users one step closer to theirfavorite content, including news, sports, videos and gives a commonplatform for interacting with T-Online Web services. It is available forimmediate download at no charge in German fromwww.t-online.de/opera.
Opera is the preferred Web browsing choice for millions of peopleworldwide. Opera pioneered many features now considered must-haves in aWeb browser, such as tabbed browsing windows, intuitive mouse gestures,Web widgets, file distribution through BitTorrent and more productivemanagement of browsing sessions. The Opera browser includes all thesefeatures as well as Opera's new Fraud Protection to help keep T-OnlineInternet access customers safe as they surf the Web.
"With this Opera edition customers can now access T-Online's breadth ofunique content and the rest of the Web with a safe browser that puts arange of intelligent and useful features at their fingertips," said Jonvon Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software.
The Opera browser for T-Online will be available from T-Online's Webproperties and is also available bundled with T-Com hardware and otherdistribution partners.
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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.