This bolt from the blue is a mobile browser from Bitstream.

31st May 2009
This bolt from the blue is a mobile browser from Bitstream.

A free and downloadable browser for mobile phones has become a hit in the country where it was substantially engineered – India. 
In the three  months since it was first unveiled world-wide at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain,  Bitstream’s “BOLT”  browser,  has seen one in six active users in India – that is more than any other country outside the US. They have used the tool  to visit  4 million web pages and consume  over 1 terabyte of bandwidth.

Forsaking the customary simplified, mini version of the Internet, that most hand phone editions of web browsers settle for ,  BOLT promises a fast, feature-rich way to enjoy full PC-style web pages as well as  rich media applications  including  video streaming from multiple sources. It is claimed to be at least  25 to 50 percent faster than other browsers  for mobiles. Unlike many competitors it doesn’t call for a smart phone but works with  all popular makes of Java enabled phones  and can also be ported on the  Blackberry.
Built on Bitstream's ThunderHawk browsing technology, BOLT is the result of 5 years  development that included  engineering at its Noida, India, centre as well as in Bangaldesh.
The browser is quite small – 160 KB – and can be downloaded from:

( Bangalore, June 1 2009)