BOLT MOBILE BROWSER HITS ONE MILLION INSTALLS

By June 23rd, 2009 AT 7:54 AM

bolt-mobile-browserBitstream Inc today announced that the BOLT mobile browser, the company’s web browser for mobile phones of all types, has passed a major milestone, achieving its one millionth install just 19 weeks less than five months after its public debut.

The BOLT mobile browser, built to be used on a wide range of mobile phones from simple feature phones to more advanced devices such as BlackBerry smartphones, has averaged greater than 50 percent growth in usage each month since the application made its public debut at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this past February.

Since its introduction, BOLT users have consumed more than 22 terabytes (22,000 gigabytes) of data from 61 million web pages.

Anna Chagnon, president and CEO of Bitstream cited It’s been fascinating to see the similarities in how BOLT is being used by people all over the world, despite different geographies, languages and cultures .BOLT is available for free to anyone as part of its public beta test one can download a copy from http://boltbrowser.com ;we have also learnt that BOLT Beta3 version will be revealed to public next week.

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Presently bolt is better, but it has same weak point in flash player problem like in opera. It does not work in rapidshare while free downloading option.

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Deepak

Bolt is still in its beta phase and it already shows a lot of promise. When compared to Opera Mini it beats it in certain areas such as page layout and arrangement of text, etc. But apart from that I did not find many reasons to switch over to Bolt from Opear Mini.The Opera Mini still has a smaller download size, faster page loading and a built-in download manager that does not rely on the built-in browser. Pages, especially fonts, look better on the Mini. As of now, I think Mini is the better of the two and Bolt will… Read more »

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