Milestones

2007

June 19, 2007
Opera Mini 4 beta released
June 5, 2007
Opera partners with Onet in Poland
April 12, 2007
The full version of the Wii Internet Channel powered by Opera released
March 28, 2007
Opera introduces Speed Dial™
March 22, 2007
Baobab uses Opera in the Fight Against HIV in Malawi
March 8, 2007
New My Opera Community site released
March 6, 2007
Opera users create 1001 Widgets
January 8, 2007
Opera Names Yahoo! Exclusive Global Partner for Mobile Search

2006

December 22
Opera for Wii available
November 28
Opera signs deal with Sony Electronics Inc.
November 20
Telefonica Moviles selects Opera Mini
November 11
Opera opens office in Poland
October 6
Nintendo DS Browser launches across Europe
September 13
SoonR and Opera deliver the first worldwide ajax solution for mobile users and carriers
September 5
Opera 9 for Devices is made available
August 23
Opera powers the Sony Mylo Personal communicator
August 8
One billion Web pages viewed with Opera Mini™
July 24
The Opera browser for Nintendo DS goes on sale in Japan
June 20
Opera ships Opera 9 for Windows, Mac and Linux
April 25
Opera opens Beijing office
March 14
debitel offers Opera's full mobile product portfolio.
March 8
T-Mobile includes Opera Mini on high-volume feature phones.
February 20
Opera Software announces worldwide release of Opera Mini.
February 15
Opera Software opens a development office in India.
January 24
Nintendo includes Opera Browser on new Nintendo DS system.

2005

December 1
My Opera Community reaches 250,000 users
November 1
The Opera browser available in Thales in-flight entertainment systems.
October 20
Opera continues the roll-out of Opera Mini with launch in the Nordics and Germany
September 20
Opera permanently removes the ad banner and licensing fee making the browser free for all users.
August 10, 2005
Opera launches trial of Opera Mini in Norway.
January 12
Talk to your TV: Opera announces voice-enabled home media technology.

2004

November 23
Opera introduces Extensible Rendering Architecture (ERA) technology.
September 20
Opera Mobile reaches one million downloads from the corporate Web site.
September 9
Opera introduces TV Rendering (TVR) for user-friendly web browsing on TVs.
August 31
Opera begins developing its smartphone browser for Microsoft Windows Mobile.
March 11
Opera listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

2003

August 5
Record-high desktop browser downloads reported: 10 million for 2003.

2002

October 15
Opera invents SSR for user-friendly mobile web browsing.
September 4
First Opera-powered Asian PDA.

2001

October 9
Canal + Technologies include Opera in its set-top boxes.
October 4
Opera 5 for Windows desktop reaches a record five million downloads.
May 29
Symbian Ltd. signs agreement to incorporate the Opera browser on Smartphones.

1998

Opera's vision of the emerging Internet device market materializes in a project to port Opera to a multitude of platforms.

1997

The first Opera, Opera 2.1 for Windows released.

1995

Opera Software ASA is founded in Oslo, Norway.

1994

Jon S. von Tetzchner and Geir Ivarsøy develop a Web browser while working for the Norwegian telecom incumbent Telenor.

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