Landlines down, broadband up in September
The number of landline telephone connections in Hungary fell 9,000 to 3.379 million in September month-on-month, while broadband internet connections rose 17,000 to 537,000, the National Telecommunications Authority (NHH) said on Monday.
The NHH based its statistics for the period on figures from the country's five former concession holders, Magyar Telekom Nyrt, Hungarotel Zrt, Emitel Zrt, Invitel Zrt and Monortel Zrt, as well as alternative telcos PanTel Kft, Tele2 Kft, GTS Datanet Kft and eTel Hungary Kft and cable companies UPC Hungary Kft, T-Kábel Zrt, Fibernet Zrt and EMKTV Kft. These companies account for 85%-90% of the entire broadband market.
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