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STC Provides Its Customers with “Opera Mini” Internet Browser for Mobile Phones

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Oslo, Norway - February 26, 2013

STC, in collaboration with NOMD technologies, has signed an agreement with Opera Software to allow customers use the Opera Mini browser as part of the package provided to STC’s customers in KSA regardless of the type of handset used. This service will offer high functionality, ensuring quick navigation across the web.

“STC is always anxious to provide the latest solutions and any operating systems to smartphone customers, combined with the best internet and data exchange experience through its solid wireless networking infrastructure. With Opera Mini customers will able to compress webpages by 90%, reducing traffic costs for operators by a considerable amount," says Ibrahim Al Omar, Vice President for Personal Services, STC.

“Opera provides the best mobile internet experience to more than 200 million people every month, reaching all kinds of users. By signing this agreement with STC, we continue to follow our vision,” says Opera Software CEO Mr. Lars Boilesen. “Opera Mini is the perfect app for web surfing no matter if you are a casual mobile internet user, or a heavy-duty internet user who wants to be prepared for all situations.”

You can download Opera Mini from Google Play, the Apple App Store, or directly from Opera at

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.