Opera Ltd (NASDAQ : OPRA), a Norwegian-based company that developed web browsers for over 320 million users, allows users to now buy cryptocurrency from their mobile app. Due to a partnership, this service will be available in Scandinavia for the first time.
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Opera, the Norwegian browser-maker, has announced that Opera for Android, its mobile browser, will allow users to purchase cryptocurrencies directly from their phones. Opera for Android now offers a digital wallet top-up option through an integration with Safello, Sweden’s online cryptocurrency broker. This feature will be available in Scandinavia first and is expected to be available in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.
Opera Mobile Browser Now Allows Scandinavians to Buy Cryptocurrency
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Charles Hamel from Opera’s Product Lead for Crypto said, “We believe that the next significant phase in crypto will be usage.” We believe the browser will be the gateway to these use cases. We are making another step forward in this direction thanks to Safello’s partnership.
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Safello was founded in Sweden in 2013. It is regulated by the Financial Supervisory Authority of Sweden. Safello allows users to verify their identities by using the Nemid and Norway’s Bankid services. Safello is an online brokerage that focuses on speed and simplicity. It promises that buying cryptocurrency with Safello will take less than one minute. You can also make credit and debit card payments and transfer funds over local payment networks like Swish in Sweden.
Frank Schuil, CEO at Safello, stated: “With Safello brokerage in Opera mobile browser for Android both new and experienced users will now be able to transact cryptocurrency in the most secure, fastest and safest manner possible.” They can purchase crypto right from their mobile browser.
Users in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark can download Opera for Android to test the new crypto wallet topping up feature.