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TIGO Guatemala tailors Opera Mini in offering the Web to subscribers

November 13, 2009

Oslo, Norway — November 13, 2009

Making further headway in Latin America, Opera Software today announced that Comunicaciones Celulares S.A. (COMCEL), a subsidiary of Millicom Corporation under the TIGO brand, will deliver a tailored version of Opera Mini to subscribers in Guatemala.

TIGO Guatemala will now preinstall select handsets with Opera Mini, as well as enable users to download the customized mobile Web browser over the air from and on their network. Opera Mini for TIGO Guatemala will feature Spanish menus and customized bookmarks.

Opera Mini for TIGO Guatemala is localized to the enhance the region's mobile browsing experience. Subscribers will be able to access TIGO's content portals with one click as well as popularly visited sites such as,,, and

"It is evident that TIGO Guatemala subscribers want to have easy access to their favorite Web sites and online services and we are pleased to provide that to more of our subscribers now with Opera Mini," says Jamie Moreno, Value Added Services Manager, TIGO Guatemala.

TIGO Guatemala subscribers can enroll for a prepaid plan of 50 MB of daily transfer or unlimited data for postpaid plans. Opera Mini's unique architecture is ideal for both. By compressing data, Opera Mini lightens the transfer load and delivers faster browsing.

"We are very excited to expand our reach in Latin America, where operators such as TIGO Guatemala are embracing Opera Mini. We are helping them provide better and more compelling Web services to their customers, on a wide range of mobile phones," says Nuno Sitima, VP Business Development,, Opera Software.

Opera Mini users enjoy a desktop-like browsing experience that displays Web pages without compromise. Advanced features such as adaptive zoom make page navigation intuitive on a small screen.

About Comcel

TIGO, Comunicaciones Celulares, S.A. or just COMCEL is a mobile phone service provider company owned by the international mobile phone company Millicom or just MIC. On 2004 COMCEL changed their name to TIGO introducing their GSM Technology, new mobile phone sources, new mobile phones, more coverage, new fresh look and also new plans.

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