Grant of options

Oslo, February 18, 2013 - The Board of Directors has granted the
following primary insiders options on February 15, 2013:


Nuno Sitima, SVP, Mobile Business Development, 60,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 164,700 options in Opera Software.

Krystian Kolondra, SVP Desktop Product Development and Employee Boardmember, 60,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 147,000 options in Opera Software.

Tove Selnes, EVP Human Resources, 50,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 229,000 options and 8,890 shares in
Opera Software.

Halvor Helgø, VP Corporate Development, 40,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 96,500 options and 2,065 shares in
Opera Software.

Petter Lade, Director IR & Corporate Development, 35,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 60,000 options and 70,000 shares in
Opera Software.

Joakim Kasbohm Senior Director FP&A, 20,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 75,000 options and 2,777 shares in
Opera Software.

Roar Olbergsveen, Senior Director Internal Audit, 20,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 77,800 options in Opera Software.

Baard Andresen, VP Accounting, 20,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 94,600 options and 1,764 shares in
Opera Software.

Aaron McParlan, Legal Advisor, 20,000 options of which 50% become
exercisable after 3 years and 50% become exercisable after 4 years, each
with a strike price equal to the market price on February 15. (NOK 35.00).
After this, the employee holds 20,000 options and 648 shares in
Opera Software.



Petter Lade, Investor Relations
Tel: +47 23692400


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