Record turnover for Opera

Norwegian Internet browser company Opera Software had a pre-tax result of NOK 2.3 million in the second quarter of 2003.

Norwegian Internet browser company Opera Software had a pre-tax result of NOK 2.3 million in the second quarter of 2003. The company reported that they also saw record turnover of NOK 19.2 million, making a total of 31.6 million for the first half of the year.
Despite these encouraging numbers the company ended the first half of 2003 with a operating loss of NOK 4 million.
"There is definitely increased activity now. The market is going our way, especially in mobile phones," financial director Christian Jebsen told business newspaper Dagens Naeringsliv.
Opera recently reported that that over 10 million versions of their browser had been downloaded on the Internet. The browser is also available in special versions for mobile phones and handheld computers, both growing markets.

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