Opening opera 10 beta causes 60 connections to comodo UK

Hi, i noticed when i open opera, it opens up around 60 outbound connections to:
IP Address
Location GB, United Kingdom
City Congleton, C5 -
Organization Comodo CA Ltd
ISP Comodo CA Ltd
AS Number -
Latitude 53°15’00" North
Longitude 2°20’00" West
Distance 2211.35 km (1374.07 miles)

Running windows 7 RC and CIS 3.10

these connections are from port 54200 up to 54000
Why is this happening?