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Hungary Communications 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Hungary Communications 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Telephones - main lines in use:
2.96 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 51
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
11.58 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 72
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: the telephone system has been modernized; the system is digital and highly automated; trunk services are carried by fiber-optic cable and digital microwave radio relay; a program for fiber-optic subscriber connections was initiated in 1996
domestic: competition among mobile-cellular service providers has led to a sharp increase in the use of mobile-cellular phones since 2000 and a decrease in the number of fixed-line connections
international: country code - 36; Hungary has fiber-optic cable connections with all neighboring countries; the international switch is in Budapest; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean regions), 1 Inmarsat, 1 very small aperture terminal (VSAT) system of ground terminals (2011)

Broadcast media:
mixed system of state-supported public service broadcast media and private broadcasters; the 3 publicly owned TV channels and the 2 main privately owned TV stations are the major national broadcasters; a large number of special interest channels; highly developed market for satellite and cable TV services with about two-thirds of viewers utilizing their services; 3 state-supported public-service radio networks and 2 major national commercial stations; a large number of local stations including commercial, public service, nonprofit, and community radio stations; digital transition postponed to the end of 2014 (2007)

Internet country code:
.hu

Internet hosts:
3.145 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 33
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
6.176 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 41
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Hungary on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Hungary Communications 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Hungary Communications 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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