Opera Partners With 7 Mobile Makers in India
Opera announced that the company is focusing on further expanding its India business to drive growth in the South Asian region and has partnered with seven new handset makers, including Micromax, Spice and Wynncom as part of these efforts.
The companies include Micromax, Videocon, Spice, MoMagic Technologies, Wynncom, Lemon Mobiles and iBall, the original equipment manufacturer will preinstall Opera Mini browser as an exclusive, third-party mobile browser across their upcoming Android devices, the company said in a statement. Opera has also signed two similar OEM partnerships with Symphony Mobile in Bangladesh and Colors Mobile in Nepal.
India is home to the largest number of Opera Mini users in the world. Partnering with local OEMs in India and neighboring countries is part of our growth strategy to take Opera Mini’s user numbers in the region from strength to strength,” Sunil Kamath, Vice President – South Asia, Opera Software said.
He further said, since the beginning of this year, more than 100 Android devices with the browser preinstalled on them have been launched in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.