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Hungary Communications 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















Hungary Communications 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Telephones - main lines in use:
3.069 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 49
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
11.793 million (2009)
country comparison to the world: 58
[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

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 have emerged; highly developed market for satellite and cable TV services with about two-thirds of viewers utilizing multi-channel 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 (2007)

Internet country code:
.hu

Internet hosts:
2.655 million (2010)
country comparison to the world: 30
[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: The information regarding Hungary on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Hungary Communications 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Hungary Communications 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.






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