Software company Opera today December 14, 2012 announced a tailored version of the Opera Mini web browser for subscribers of Vodafone in Ghana.
The new move forms part of a global partnership between Vodafone and Opera, with Ghana the most recent country to launch a co-branded Opera Mini, the company said in a statement.
Opera Mini is a highly customizable mobile web browser that is compatible with more than 3,000 different makes of handsets. And Opera says “Vodafone can build their own user web experience with a co-branded Opera Mini solution, giving consumers a consistent experience, look and feel relevant to their market and operator of choice.”
According to Opera, the deal will give “Ghanaians one-click web access via Speed Dial shortcuts and Smart Page notifications from their favorite Vodafone portals, news and social-networking sites
Opera Mini reduces the data delivered to any handset by up to 90%.
“We are eager to bring the best web experience to Africa and working with Vodafone enables us to achieve that,” said CEO of Opera Software, Lars Boilesen.
By Ekow Quandzie