Friday, 23 June 2017

Opera to buy data optimisation firm Skyfire for $155m

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 15 February 13

Mobile browser maker says companies are a 'natural fit'; joint products planned for 2013.

Mobile browser maker Opera on Friday agreed to acquire rival Skyfire in a $155 million deal that highlights the growing importance of maximising network capacity amid surging end user demand for multimedia. "Opera and Skyfire are a natural fit," said Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera, in a statement. He said Skyfire adds new capabilities to his company's portfolio…

Mobile browser maker Opera on Friday agreed to acquire rival Skyfire in a $155 million deal that highlights the growing importance of maximising network capacity amid surging end user demand for multimedia. "Opera and Skyfire are a natural fit," said Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera, in a statement. He said Skyfire adds new capabilities to his company's portfolio…

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