Number of Mobile Subscriptions Hits 11.9 Million

At the end of June 2010, the number of mobile subscriptions was 11.9 million. Calls initiated from mobile networks accounted for more than three-quarters of the total call duration.

Nokia Siemens Networks Sets up New R&D Center in Hungary

Nokia Siemens Network Solutions, one of the world’s leading ICT network equipment makers, has picked Hungary as one of its key R&D hubs in the railway telecommunications (GSM-R) sector.

GYSEV, Vasi Volan Win EU Grant for Passenger Info System Investment

Regional railway company GYSEV and regional bus company Vasi Volan signed a contract on August 24 for a HUF 526m European Union grant.

Subsidiary of Siemens Purchased by Hungarian Enterprise

Siemens Enterprise Communication (SEC) has been purchased by the Hungarian Young BTS Kft.

New CEO heads Synergon Information Systems Plc.

From September, Róbert Litauszki (43) will replace current CEO Márk Lazarovits.  Lazarovits will continue active participation in the work of Synergon as member of the Board of Directors after transferring executive tasks.

UPC Keeps 2009 Investment Spending at About HUF 1 Billion

Cable television, internet and telephone service provider UPC plans to spend about the same amount on investments to launch next-generation internet services this year.

Free Computers for Closing the Social Gap

Educational institutions and students in two settlements of Hungary’s most disadvantaged region have been provided access to 65 computers and software free of charge.

Strategy and Corporate Development in One Unit at Magyar Telekom

Based on the decision of Magyar Telekom's Board of Directors, a new strategy and corporate development unit has been set up as of September 1, 2009.

Electronic Administration Knowledge Portal with the Help of the EU Funding

The creation of the Electronic Administration Knowledge Portal has commenced – announced Mr. Gábor Bodi, State Secretary for ICT and e-Government of the Prime Minister’s Office on August 12.

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