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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 yet connect them to 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 to the Internet daily. While…

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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 is necessary to watch television…

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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 social media pages on their…

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E-commerce on mobile phones – heavy traffic also from smartphones in 2010

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Purchases made via smartphones were finally measurable in 2010 and reached 1.5% of all electronic sales in Hungary. Consequently, Hungary is in line with other developed e-commerce markets: shopping habits are gradually changing – reveals GKIeNET – T-Mobile’s Report on the Internet Economy.

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Smartphones are navigating us

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The past three years brought a breakthrough in the world of navigation devices: PDA devices used solely for navigation are gradually being replaced by smartphones. In September 2010, 1.5 million navigation-enabled smartphones were used in Hungary, giving momentum to location services, reveals the Report on the Internet Economy published by GKIeNet – T-Mobile.

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2.090 Municipalities Have Fiber-Optic Access in Hungary

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Rapid advances in information and communications technology require up-to-date access networks connecting communities, which is considered basic ICT infrastructure. In March 2009, 2,090 out of Hungary’s 3,152 municipalities had access to a minimum of one fiber-optic network, but government intervention is necessary in order to ensure geographically balanced development across the country by supporting locations and communities that are less…

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Internet Subscriptions in Hungary Reached 2.2 Million in 2008

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In 2008 the number of landline internet subscriptions in Hungary increased by more than 200 thousand over a one-year period, fueled by the growing internet demand of households. Beginning in mid-2008, however, the expansion of mobile internet service became the driving force of the growth: Following its launch in 2007, hundreds of thousands of people decided to subscribe to mobile…

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Hungarian Internet Penetration is in the Centraline in EU27

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Vast amounts of new data are published almost every week regarding the number of internet users in Hungary. However, a comparison of these figures reveals major discrepancies across the board. There is an urgent need for reliable data, not only to satisfy interested parties but also because they are indispensable for companies planning their business strategies for the coming year.…

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Report on the internet economy Q4. 2006 (Summary for the press)

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GKIeNET Inc. and T-Mobile Hungary, in association with Sun Microsystems Hungary,  conduct quarterly surveys on corporate internet usage and the development of the electronic economy in Hungary. The present report outlines the position of the corporate sector in the internet economy.

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