Airtel inks global deal with Opera
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 9: Bharti Airtel has signed a global arrangement with Opera Software to offer customized and co-branded version of Opera Mini internet browser for its mobile customers across all operations.
With this, over 253 million Airtel customers in India, South Asia and Africa will now be able to leverage Opera Mini’s unique proxy-server-based technology to compress data by up to 90 per cent and decrease their data transfer costs, the company in a statement said.
Designed for speed and ease of use, Opera Mini provides remarkably fast browsing on nearly any mobile phone, it said.
“It is proven to make browsing up to nine times as fast as client-only mobile browsers on both 2/2.5G and 3G networks.”
“We are excited to bring a superior browsing platform to Airtel mobile customers across India and South Asia by leveraging Opera Mini’s tried-and-tested set of solutions.
We are confident that this association will be instrumental in helping us deliver a truly customized, enhanced and optimized browsing experience for our data users,” said K Srinivas, President – Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel.
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