Through a joint venture known as nHorizon Innovation Software, Opera and Telling Telecom have delivered a new browser, "Oupeng," to the Chinese market.
nHorizon Innovation Software, a joint venture between Opera Software
and Telling Telecom, has announced Oupeng
, a new mobile browser for the Chinese market.
Oupeng features a simple and easy-to-handle interface along with a
focus on social networking capabilities. By embedding support for
Weibo, the leading microblog service in China, Oupeng makes it easy for
microblog users to log in, share, forward, comment, zoom in and out,
view pictures and more. In addition, Oupeng collects hot, up-to-date
topics and information in Weibo automatically for the user, Opera
Opera Software is a leading mobile browser provider, with more than
130 million people using Opera on their phone every month. Telling
Telecom is a top mobile phone distributor, shipping more than 30
million handsets in 2010 alone.
"The establishment of the joint venture with Telling Telecom and the
launch of new Oupeng mobile browser is an important part of Opera's
growth strategy in China," said Erik C. Harrell, chief financial
officer and chief strategy officer at Opera Software, in a statement.
"We have strong confidence in Oupeng's future."
"Oupeng is a unique browser," said Song Lin, country manager of
Opera China and general manager of nHorizon, also in a statement. "It
will bring a new and different browsing experience, fully designed
around users and their needs. It will help users enjoy a more
comfortable mobile life."
The Oupeng mobile browser is based on a robust and data compression
technology powered by Opera, which increases the page loading speed up
to 10 times and enables users to consume up to 90 percent less data.
Oupeng maximizes the browsing experience for Chinese mobile users,
with useful features such as zooming, full-screen mode and a download
manager. It supports real web page rendering as well as Wireless
Application Protocol (WAP) pages. In addition, Oupeng makes navigating
the mobile Web easy, by providing a large collection of links to
popular websites for books, news, finance, business, photos and more.
Opera officials said Oupeng also is a highly customizable browser.
Users can easily add, move or change any of their favorite websites as
Speed Dial links on the start page. Users can add up to 63 Speed Dials.
"The launch of the Oupeng mobile browser will not only bring a new
experience to China's mobile Internet users, but also refine the mobile
web market in China," said Huang Shaowen, CEO of Telling Telecom, in a
statement. "Telling Telecom's powerful distribution channels will help
Oupeng to get recognition and installation in the market quickly, so as
to meet Chinese consumers' increasing need for better products and
applications in the mobile Internet era."
To try the superior Oupeng mobile browser, go to www.oupeng.com for free downloading and installation.