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Internet Penetration

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 increasingly comes from online sources…

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What the Internet gives us for Christmas

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Christmas is now inconceivable without the Internet: online services not only help preparing for the festivities and organising family visits, but also allow us to purchase presents. This year, two million Hungarians are expected to buy Christmas presents (and other goods) online, and there will be plenty of net-connected devices under the tree. These are the conclusions of eNET –…

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Olympics on TV and online: 600,000 to follow games on smartphones in Hungary

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Adult Hungarian Internet users are committed sports fans: 69%, i.e. over 3.5 million people plan to watch the Rio Olympic Games. Seven out of 10 respondents want to see all sports in which Hungarian athletes participate. Smartphones, tablet computers and (mobile) Internet access provide more opportunities to cheer for sportsmen than ever before. The latest survey in eNET-Telekom’s “Report on…

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How far can Netflix go in Hungary?

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Netflix, an online TV service that has been exceedingly popular in the United States for several years, was launched in Hungary in January 2016. Why is it so important? The company could reshuffle the Hungarian market of conventional TV subscriptions and online video services. It may satisfy the needs of TV and movie aficionados by offering a wide range of…

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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 social media usage, online shopping,…

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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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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 those who were asked, consider…

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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 are just as curious as…

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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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