Oslo, Norway – Opera Software, the
developer of the Web and mobile browsers of the same name, announced on Friday
that it has acquired Australia-based FastMail.fm, a provider of Web-based email
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Opera, whose mobile
Web browser was recently accepted for inclusion at Apple’s App Store for the
iPhone, said the deal will enable it to expand its current messaging product
portfolio and deliver cross-platform messaging to a wide range of devices.
company counts 50 million users of its desktop browser and more than 55 million
users of the mobile Opera Mini.