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Almost 2/3 of internet users call, videoconference with VoIP

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About 64% of Hungarian internet users make voice calls or videoconference using VoIP services, Hungarian news agency MTI reports, citing research conducted by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH).

Roughly 47% of internet users said they call and videoconference with Facebook Messenger, while 19% use Viber and 19% use Skype. Messenger is more popular with women, while men show a preference for Skype and Microsoft Teams, NMHH noted.

Close to half of Hungarians who use VoIP telephony have mobile contracts that allow unlimited use of such applications.

Around 36% of companies with at least ten people on payroll said at least one of their employees uses internet telephony, while the rate stands at 44% for businesses with at least 250 staff.

Approximately 27% of businesses use Skype most often, while 25% prefer Viber and 23% Messenger. Around 16% use Teams the most.

About 37% of companies said using mobile telephony saves them money on mobile telecommunications costs.

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