Opera has recently put out some research to suggest that local services and sites are key to the growth and sustainability of the mobile web.
Here are some quick facts about Opera Mini:
- Opera Mini increased its total consumer user-base to more than 20.5 million. This represents more than 160% growth since February 2008.
- Opera Mini users viewed 7.3 billion pages, a 290% increase over February 2008.
- Opera Mini servers processed more than 1.2 petabytes of data in February, generating more than 124 million MB of data traffic for mobile operators worldwide.
- Since February 2008, data transfers have grown 338%.