Opera turns optimisation techniques onto audio

Opera Software’s Skyfire optimisation unit, which the company purchased in 2013, has added streaming audio optimisation to Rocket Optimizer, its NFV-ready video and data optimisation platform for mobile operators.

Telenor optimises video with Skyfire

Norwegian operator group Telenor will be using Skyfire’s video and internet optimisation technology across 11 countries. The firm, a subsidiary of software developer Opera, will be the lead supplier for network-based mobile video and media optimization for Telenor, as part of a deal the operator struck with kit vendor Alcatel Lucent.