Opera announces agreement with Verizon Wireless

Oslo, Norway - July 5, 2010 - Opera today announced that the operator referred to in the stock market announcement on February 16, 2010 was Verizon Wireless. Pursuant to the agreement, Opera's widget platform will be pre-installed on select handsets.

Pursuant to the frame agreement, Verizon Wireless will also launch a branded version of Opera Mini on select handsets.

The agreement includes license, development, and support & maintenance fees.

Petter Lade, Investor Relations
Tel: +47 2369 3444

Opera Software ASA has redefined Web browsing for PCs, mobile phones and other networked devices. Opera's cross-platform Web browser technology is renowned for its performance, standards compliance and small size, while giving users a faster, safer and more dynamic online experience. Opera Software is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices around the world. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OPERA. Learn more about Opera at http://www.opera.com (http://www.opera.com/).