Philips selects Opera browser for connected TVs


Oslo, Norway - June 10, 2008 - Opera Software today announced that it has signed an agreement with Philips Consumer Electronics. Under the terms of the agreement, Philips has licensed the Opera 9.5 SDK for Devices to make the Opera Web browser available on a new range of connected TVs aimed at the mass consumer market. Users will be able to access Web content via the Opera browser.

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is a global leader in healthcare, lighting and consumer lifestyle, delivering people-centric, innovative products, services and solutions through the brand promise of "sense and simplicity".

Opera Software will receive license, support and development fees in accordance with the agreement between Opera and the customer.

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