Unlimited Internet from MegaFon and Opera


    MegaFon subscribers in the Moscow region will receive unlimited access to the mobile Internet using the Opera Mini browser and a special service package

    September 7, 2009, Oslo, Norway - Opera Software today announced that its MegaFon mobile operator has chosen Opera Mini browser. as a basis for providing unlimited Internet access via GPRS / EDGE and IMT-2000 / UMTS technologies to its subscribers in the Moscow region.

    Starting today, by downloading Opera Mini browser on their mobile phones, MegaFon subscribers in the capital region can activate the Unlimited Internet with Opera Mini service and browse any sites for 7 rubles per day without taking into account the amount of information received and transmitted around the clock.

    Note:when viewing any Internet resources through the Opera Mini browser version 2.X 3.X and 4.X File downloads and peer-to-peer traffic are paid in accordance with the tariff plan.

    More about the service: moscow.megafon.ru/services/internet/ megaopera.html
    Download Opera Mini browser from a mobile phone: mini.opera.com

    MegaFon is the first all-Russian mobile operator providing high-quality mobile services to over 46.5 million subscribers across the country, of which 7 million are located in the Moscow region. More than half of the company's customers are users of data transfer services using GPRS / EDGE and IMT-2000 / UMTS technologies. The number of MegaFon subscribers is growing faster than the market, including thanks to the innovative Internet-based services that the company offers.

    “More and more of our customers want to receive information from the Internet anytime, anywhere. Our task is to offer them a convenient, safe and easy to learn platform for full mobile access to the Network. Now MegaFon subscribers will not have to save on traffic and limit themselves in the use of mobile Internet, said Vasily Kuzichev, Director of Business Development, Capital Division of MegaFon OJSC. - The Opera Mini browser is well known in Russia and has already established itself as such a platform. With its help, we expect to open the possibilities of mobile Internet for all our current and future subscribers. ”

    Russia is the largest consumer of Opera Mini. Over the past year, the number of Russian browser users has grown by 63.5% (source: www.opera.com/smw/2009/07) Partnership with the MegaFon network is designed to expand the capabilities of mobile access to the Network for Russians.

    “The special version of Opera Mini browser for MegaFon subscribers in the Moscow region is the first step in our cooperation with the leading national mobile operator in Russia,” said Nuno Sitima, vice president of business software at Opera Software.

    About MegaFon OJSC
    MegaFon OJSC, the first all-Russian mobile operator of the GSM 900/1800 standard, was established in May 2002. MegaFon became the first and remains the only operator to deploy its own network in all regions of Russia. The company was also the first in Russia to commercialize the third generation network in the UMTS standard. A unique range of services for the Russian telecommunications market is addressed to both individuals and corporate clients. The MegaFon network uses advanced technologies that open up new opportunities for customers to communicate and work with information. In 2009, an independent jury recognized MegaFon “Absolute Brand - 2009”. In 2009, MegaFon became the official mobile operator of the 2014 Winter Olympics. On July 1, 2009, the company completed the reorganization through the takeover of subsidiaries - regional operating companies. As of the date of the last general meeting of shareholders, the main shareholders of MegaFon OJSC are Telecominvest OJSC, TeliaSonera group companies, Alliance Limited company. The number of company subscribers currently exceeds 46.5 million people. Company Details:www.megafon.ru

    About Opera Software ASA
    Opera Software ASA is the industry leader in developing web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and other devices. The Opera browser has received worldwide recognition from users and manufacturers due to its speed, compactness and greater proximity to standards than other browsers. Opera Software is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with regional offices in several countries around the world. The company's shares are traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker OPERA. Company Details: www.opera.com

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