developer of the most popular mobile browser in Africa, announced its plan to
invest $100 million over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African
digital economy. The company will use the investment to speed up internet
adoption in Africa and strengthen the internet ecosystem with local partners.
Africa is on
its way to transform itself into digital continent with the rapid adoption of
mobile internet. For the past five years, the Opera Mini browser has been a key
facilitator in bringing more than half of Africa’s internet population online
by featuring tools for lowering data costs. Recently, the company celebrated
100 million monthly users in Africa and is now focusing on making the next
generation of web browsers to cater the needs of African internet users.