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Ministry: National mobile payment system complies with EU rules

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The national mobile payment system in Hungary fully complies with European Union rules, the National Development Ministry said today, in response to Hungarian news agency MTI’s query.

The European Commission sent Hungary an opinion on the matter in July. EC asked Hungary to respect EU rules on the freedom of establishment and free provision of services regarding mobile payments. The exclusivity granted to state-owned national mobile payment company Nemzeti Mobilfizetési unnecessarily restricts access to the market, EC warned. 

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