Communications in Hungary

Communications in Hungary

Hungarian Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 3.251 million (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 11.03 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: the telephone system has been modernized and is capable of satisfying all requests for telecommunication service domestic: the system is digitalized 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; 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

Radio broadcast stations: AM 5, FM 90, shortwave 1 (2008)

Television broadcast stations: 95 (2008)

Internet country code: .hu

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 4.2 million (2007)

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