Report on net neutrality in Hungary (between 30 April 2016 and 30 April 2017)

Published: 29 June 2018

Internet use and internet-based digital economy have become decisive factors in our lives. Therefore, the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) monitors and controls net neutrality in Hungary as well as compliance with the relevant rules as a priority issue. NMHH performs its activities with regards to net neutrality as listed under the supervisory powers stipulated in Act C of 2003 on Electronic Communications (hereinafter: Electronic Communications Act).

NMHH controls compliance with net neutrality rules by operators during its annual planned and, in justified cases, its unplanned monitoring activities. In addition, the NMHH will also proceed if subscribers of electronic communications services submit requests or reports or if operators submit reports.

The NMHH prepares an annual report in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation, with the content outlined in the BEREC Guidelines2, on compliance with the provisions to provide an open internet and the Authority’s related monitoring activities. The NMHH complies with its obligations under the EU Decree by preparing, and publishing the report and sending it to the Commission and the BEREC.