Opera Software To Invest $100 Million In Africa's Digital Economy
Opera Software To Invest $100 Million In Africa's Digital Economy Photo: MobileZimbabwe

Opera Software To Invest $100M In Africa’s Digital Economy

By Peter Pedroncelli, 9:18 am

Norwegian Internet browser Opera Software has announced plans to invest $100 million in Africa’s digital economy over the next two years, as the company aims to consolidate its most robust market. The investment will be used to develop artificial intelligence that delivers Africans customized and localized content, while continued efforts will be made to reduce data costs by around 90 percent. The goal is also to grow African businesses in partnership with African tech companies. It is envisaged that Opera will bundle in third-party services that provide mobile payment and improved data features through the web browser.

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