NEWS

Internet in Hungary: (dis)connecting families?

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Telecommunications in general play a key role in the lives of 85% of adult Hungarian Internet users. Specifically, the Internet is of major significance, as it has also become indispensable for purposes other than keeping in touch with others. To 83% of Internet users, being online can now be a family program that may include…

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Internet of Things: still getting acquainted

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The Internet of Things (IoT) may be a tech buzzword nowadays but many people still don’t know what it actually means. This is true for adult Hungarian Internet users as well: some of them have heard the phrase but don’t know the meaning, while others are aware of the specific solutions involved but do not…

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How are we doing with digital competences?

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Even though most adult Hungarian Internet users go online and use web-based technologies for more and more activities, there is still room for development when it comes to digital competences. This is especially true for smart devices, as the opportunities they provide are not fully exploited. However, Internet users are ready for progress: 70% of…

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Hungarian youngsters want media content online

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Young people’s unquenchable thirst for information and stimulus can now be best satisfied in the almost unlimited world of the Internet. Movies, music, knowledge – all these are served by the Net, partly thanks to social media. The emphasis regarding communication channels is also clearly shifting towards the online world. But don’t despair: today’s youth…

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Hungarian e-commerce volume hits all-time high

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Hungarian e-commerce companies closed another excellent year in 2014 as the net turnover of the country’s electronic retail (e-tail) sector came to HUF 273 billion (~ EUR 884 million), exceeding all previous expectations. This figure equals 3.7% of the total retail turnover, reveals the latest research conducted by eNET Internet Research Ltd amongst webshops. The…

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Digital divide narrows in Hungary

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More than two thirds of adult Hungarian Internet users would rather give up television for one month than live without Internet access. As many as 87% of Internet users browse the web several times a day. Furthermore, people spend more and more time online, and 70% of smartphone owners use their phones (too) to connect…

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Student work: the first career move

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For several generations, student work has been the first step towards a young person’s career; an entry ticket to the world of work which not only provides financial benefits but also useful work experience, personal connections, and references to be shown off in one’s CV.

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Music to my smartphoned ears

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98% of adult Hungarian Internet users listen to music at least once a month. To almost two thirds of them, music is amongst the 10 most important things in life. So it is no coincidence that the proliferation of smartphones and music streaming services has been favourably received: they not only allow us to take…

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Released from home: watching TV in the age of smart devices

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Content available online and smart devices herald the end of golden age of traditional television as we know it. Now we can not only watch TV programs in real time but also record them for later viewing; also, we can watch movies online and visit video sharing sites. In fact, not even a TV set…

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Breakthrough in mobile net usage: half of Hungarian Internet users keep the web in their pockets

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As smartphones are widely adopted, mobile Internet access allows us to stay in the loop and keep in touch online. About half of adult Hungarian Internet users have the net in their pockets, i.e. use smartphones that allow them to surf the Net anywhere and any time. And they do use the opportunity: 41% browse…

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