mobile AJAX ..

as per a press release from Opera software :

Widgets on your mobile phone: Opera Software and Freedom Media announce world’s first mobile AJAX application using Opera Platform™

Opera Software, a global leader in Web browser technologies, and Freedom Media, an independent, consumer-oriented information- and service provider, today announced the world’s first mobile widget application based on Opera Software’s mobile AJAX authoring environment, Opera Platform™. Named “Freedom”, the application offers a collection of mobile pay-per-view services designed to increase the usability of mobile Web based services by offering a suite of widgets such as news, real-time stock prices and maps, all through a rich user interface.

and also ..


At this stage, Freedom will be pre-installed on selected Nokia phones in the Norwegian market, and it will also be available as a free download for Norwegian Nokia S60 mobile owners.

Its the second part that interests me ..

The fact that any S60 user in Norway can download the widget.

I am following this with interest!