Hungary lags behind EU in internet use
During the first quarter of 2006, 42% of Hungarians used the internet at least once a week, compared to an average of 47% for all people living in the 25 member states of the European Union, according to a Friday news release from Eurostat, the statistical arm of the European Commission.
Among Hungarian households, 22% had a broadband connection during the first quarter of 2006, compared to the EU average of 32%. Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands led the EU-25 in internet usage and home access during the first three months of the year, with more than 75% of people living in those countries using the internet at least once a week during the period and a similar proportion of the households in those countries having internet access at home.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.