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February 22, 2010

Opera, Tjat Showcase New Generation of Mobile Messaging Widgets at Mobile World Congress


Tjat, a London based company enabling mobile access for Web messaging services, in association with Opera Software, a Norwegian company well recognized for its cross-platform Web-browser technology, presented its new generation of mobile messaging widgets at MWC-2010 in Barcelona. This demonstration was a part of the company’s strategic partnership with Opera Software (News - Alert).

 
Under the partnership, Opera software agreed to integrate Tjat IM widgets as a default widget on all Opera Mobile 10 distributions. Tjat’s Messaging platform is said to aggregate popular Web messaging services such as instant messaging, e-mail and social networks into one convenient widget.
 
Tjat Messaging widgets for Opera are also among recommended widgets for other Opera platforms such as Opera 9.5, 9.7, Windows Mobile and Symbian (News - Alert) OS, as well as Opera Desktop 10.2 and up. Tjat widget brings Opera users easy, familiar and feature rich IM access such as MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Chikka, AIM and Skype (News - Alert)-Talk.
 
“Tjat is proud to become a part of the Opera offering with our shared vision and cutting edge innovation, while delivering unparallel excellence that Opera Software is synonymous for,' Gideon Drori, CEO, at Tjat said.
 
Opera Mobile 10 is the browser that is bringing the desktop surfing experience to the small mobile screen, and is one of the first members of the Opera browser family to introduce a new, unified user interface.
 
“The Opera Widgets strategy is to improve convenience and usefulness on the mobile platform. By partnering with companies such as Tjat, we are able to provide Opera Mobile users with familiar and popular social networking tools, all within a single application,” Jon von Tetzchner (News - Alert), co-founder, Opera Software, said. “Tjat and Opera share a vision to bring advanced services to mobile phones that are easy-to-use and engaging for the users.”
 
Tjat widget was demonstrated in both Opera and Tjat booths at Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) 2010.
 
Founded in 1994, Opera Software today develops the Opera Web browser, a high-quality, multi-platform product for a wide range of platforms, operating systems and embedded Internet products – including Mac, PC and Linux computers, mobile phones and PDAs, game consoles, and other devices like the Nintendo Wii, DS, Sony Mylo, and more
 
As a Software-as-a-Service solution, Tjat services, as claimed by the company, are easy and immediate to deploy, giving users the value, simplicity and localization that are critical for the success of a mobile VAS today. 

Jai C.S. is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jai's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Amy Tierney










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