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5G: seven out of ten Internet users keep an open mind in Hungary

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The next few years will see the world go through some major changes as the era of 5G technology approaches. The question is: how will that affect us, users? Fifth generation mobile networks will open up new horizons, and intelligent traffic management systems, smart cities and telemedicine will undoubtedly make our lives easier. 80% of…

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Hungary’s e-tail sector shifts into high gear

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Hungary’s online retail trade closed an excellent year in 2016. Hungarian webshops generated HUF 427 billion (~EUR 1.39 billion) in turnover, more than 5% of the total national retail trade volume. The dynamic expansion of the online sector is not surprising as both the number of customers and order values keep increasing, concludes a fresh…

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Almost 200,000 hardcore gamers in Hungary – e-sports in figures

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On an average weekday, a young Hungarian e-sport gamer spends three hours playing games, and that duration rises to five hours on weekends. 44% are or intend to become competitive players. The most popular game is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. These are the main conclusions of a survey looking into e-sports in Hungary, jointly conducted by…

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The gamer inside us

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Six out of ten Internet users in Hungary play video games (including any game played on electronic devices, i.e. computers, smartphones, tablets, consoles, or TVs). This activity extends well beyond hardcore gaming: the most popular video games are Solitaire, Mahjong, Candy Crush Saga and Scrabble. Fifty-six per cent of gamers play on their smartphones (too)…

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Smartphones blur the line between work and private life

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As the widespread availability of smartphones promotes a continuous online presence, the boundary between work and private life is increasingly blurred. It is possible to attend to our private chores and keep in touch with family and friends even during working hours – and likewise, with the help of smartphones, work-related duties can be performed…

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News, music and films now consumed on mobile phones

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Almost 4.5 million people now use smartphones in Hungary, and 90% regularly consume content of some kind on their mobile phones. Smartphones can replace all other devices as they are used not only to read news and articles and listen to music, but also to watch short videos and even full movies. And such content…

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Hungary: the lessons of late Christmas parcels – in numbers

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Even though webshops once again did their very best to prepare for the Christmas season in 2016, and the capacities of courier services were fully utilised as well, one in six Internet users aged 18+ still had reason for varying levels of concern about delays in the delivery of products ordered online in festive season…

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Internet at Christmas: Connecting Us and Providing Activities

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The Internet is integral to keeping families together in the Christmas period, just like at other times. It connects us with friends and loved ones who are far away, and offers increasingly popular options for the typical year-end pastimes of watching movies, TV series and other programmes.  Even though live television still prevails at Christmas,…

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Black Friday: Nearly 2.1 Million Shoppers in Hungary

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Black Friday has conquered Hungary. Research conducted by eNET in December 2016 shows that almost 2.1 million adult Internet users made a purchase that day. The special offers were not only popular online, but also offline, in conventional shops. Bargain hunters primarily bought toys, clothes, IT equipment, and kitchen appliances. 30% of Internet users now…

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Shared goods, divided opinions

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Even though the definition of sharing / peer-to-peer / collaborative economy has remained unclear for years, the economic model itself is gaining ground not only internationally but in Hungary as well. Slightly more than one third of Hungarian adult Internet users have heard about the notion of collaborative / sharing economy, and one in five…

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