Airtel inks global deal with Opera

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Bharti Airtel has signed a global agreement with Opera Software.


This partnership enables over 253 million Airtel customers across countries including India, South Asia and Africa to leverage Opera Mini's unique proxy-server-based technology to compress data by up to 90% and decrease their data transfer costs, claimed a press release.

“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.

“Our primary drive is to provide the best user experience, no matter what device people use. There are millions of users with basic mobile phones instead of smartphones, and Opera Mini gives even the most basic phone a smartphone-like web experience,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software.

Opera Software has agreements with 13 out of the top 30 operators globally. And it is used by over 168 million users, added the release.