Smartphones are not the only phones that give people access to Internet services. Any phone can, as long as it has a smart browser. Opera Software and Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd today launched a special version of the Opera Mini browser that will bring a faster, better and more affordable mobile Internet experience to mobile users in Taiwan. People can also access CHTâ€™s Hami services, the value-added services developed by CHT, and get the best Internet experience possible on more than 3000 mobile phone models, including non-smartphones. CHT subscribers can simply dial 88866 on their phones to receive the instructions for download. It is totally free.
The Opera Mini browser is the worldâ€™s most popular browser for mobile phones, with more than 90.4 million monthly users as of January 2011. The browser is renowned for its compression technology, which leads to considerable monetary savings and page-load acceleration, even when surfing with basic mobile handsets. To bring more people access to the Web and online applications on their phones, Chunghwa Telecom and Opera Software have released a customized version of the Opera Mini browser, catering to the needs of mobile users in Taiwan. With this version, people can access popular websites such as Facebook, Plurk and local news portals with just a quick tap. Also, users can easily access the Hami portal directly from Speed Dial, to enjoy the wealth of the value-added information services brought by CHT.