Opera Mini Boost Operator Revenues Up $ 1.2 Billion
Opera Mini generate more than USD1, 2 billion per year for mobile operators worldwide. According to a report from Opera Software, the United States leads the largest revenue by generating more than USD146 per user of Opera Mini, per year.
In the report, information on trends affecting the global mobile Internet usage. In addition to exploring mobile data revenues for operators in over 10 countries, the report also highlights the global statistical reports, profiles of the browsing habits of mobile phones in North America and includes making the Turbo Opera glance to optimization and compression features in Opera Mobile.
In February 2010, Opera Mini has more than 50.5 million users, with an increase of 1.7 percent in January 2010 and more than 145 percent since February 2009. A total of 50.5 million people saw more than 22 billion pages in February 2010.
In the same month, Opera Mini users generate over 330 million MB of data for operators worldwide. Since January, the data consumed fell 1.9 percent, is due to the fewer number of days in February. Data in Opera Mini is compressed up to 90 percent, if the data is uncompressed, Opera Mini users would generate more than 3 petabytes of data in February.
Meanwhile, the 10 countries using Opera Mini to January 2010 were Russia, Indonesia, India, China, Ukraine, South Africa, Nigeria, United States, Vietnam and Britain. Nigeria continued to climb to the top 10 countries for the use of Opera Mini, overtaking the United States. So that was quoted by the official description, Monday (29/3/2010).
From the standpoint of per-user, Opera Mini users spend around $ 4 in February, and add up to $ 48 per year. The largest expenditures in the United States (USD 146.40 user / year) and England (USD102 user / year), while the least expenditure in India (USD8.76/user/tahun) and South Africa (USD11.52 / user / year)
“We like to think of Opera Mini as a win-win solution,” said Jon von Tetzchner, co-founder, Opera.
“Consumers will not pay fees for the mobile Web, and they can do so without fear of being surprised when they see the bill. While the operator can make a profit from their data revenues, “he said.