Opera is the answer

I live in a rural area in Wisconsin and fast internet from my home is just not going to happen. No DSL, no cable, no satellite — just a 3G cellular modem. So, how do I avoid committing hari kari? The Opera Browser…

Here are the 3 reasons

Data savings and turbo mode

We shrink the web content your device receives to a fraction of its original size. You get all the videos, photos and text that you normally would, but you eat up less data and load pages faster.With data savings on your phone, you can browse longer without worrying about going over your data limit. If you’re traveling, you can easily conserve your roaming data.Or, if you’re on your laptop, turn on turbo mode to speed up slow connections at the coffeehouse and load pages faster when there’s too many people trying to connect to the Wi-Fi. Source: Data savings and turbo mode | Opera

This feature is also available for smartphones and I use it there as well…

Ad Blocking

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Finally, it’s Chromium so you can run Chrome extensions

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Yes, there’s a little bit of a learning curve, but I have found that it’s worth it. If you’re in a situation where you need more speed but have limited bandwidth, Opera may be the answer…

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