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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 in Hungary. Webshops are blamed…

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Two thirds of Hungarian Internet users have smartphones

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Smartphones and mobile net access have conquered adult Hungarian Internet users. As many as 3.3 million people, i.e. two thirds of all Internet users, have smartphones now, and two million of them use mobile net as well. This means that they are accessible online any time, wherever they are; also, they have constant access to the world-wide web. Demand for…

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Almost 3.5 million e-buyers

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In Hungary, the number of people buying goods online reached 3.4 million in 2014. This number equals 72% of regular adult internet users. It is primarily information technology devices, books, toys / gifts, and clothes that are thrown into virtual baskets. Most people still use desktop computers for online purchases, but some now shop with their mobile phones and tablets…

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Smartphones to conquer online shopping?

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In Hungary too, some consumers now use nothing but their mobile phones to buy goods online. Although their share is a meager 2%, the figure is expected to grow in the near future as smartphones gain ground. These devices offer varied functions and a pleasant user experience. The majority (70%) prefers computers for shopping but more and more people (7%)…

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Mobile Phone as a Second Wallet

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In Hungary 23% of the population over the age of 18 years use their payment cards to make payments on a regular basis, while 81-82% have mobile phones with an electronic payment function. 60% of the Hungarian population aged 18 and over have heard about the Mobile Shopping service, while in the global arena, Japan is the leader in mobile payment applications –a study published by GKIeNET – T-Home – T-Mobile reveals in October 2009. At the same time, the European Commission promotes the emergence of financial service providers in the market, which provides a boost to the expansion of mobile payment solutions.

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Report on the internet economy. In focus: The retail and wholesale sector II. 2002

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In association with Westel Mobile Telecommunication Co. and Sun Microsystems Hungary, GKI Economic Research Co.  conducts quarterly surveys on internet usage and the development of the electronic economy in Hungary. The following is a summary of the most crucial results of the 2002 second-quarter survey in the retail and wholesale sector.

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