Intra-EU international calls and SMS rates to be cut
Pursuant to an EU Regulation, starting from mid-May, per-minute rates for intra-EU international mobile and landline calls for residential subscribers will be capped at EUR 0.19, with the maximum rate for SMS being set at EUR 0.06.
NMHH: smartphone lifestyle gains ground — not only for young people
Smartphones are becoming increasingly popular among those in their 50s, and one-quarter of internet users above 70 have already posted a selfie according to the latest survey on 2018 conducted by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH).
NMHH: Over a three-year period, the data traffic of mobile internet services has quadrupled
For the first time, the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) has published its renewed mobile phone market report presenting the developments of the main quantitative indicators of the mobile phone, mobile internet and mobile M2M services.
NMHH: A leap in 4G mobile internet use last year
4G mobile internet use is rapidly spreading in Hungary with nearly 80 per cent of Hungarian smartphone users now connected to the web.
NMHH market research: The issue with smart cars is that they are smart
Only a quarter of the respondents would use a smart car, also known as a self-driving car; the primary reason is that Hungarian users are concerned about smart features.
NMHH: Vodafone did not comply with statutory provisions in last year’s data reconciliation
Hundreds of thousands of Vodafone prepaid subscribers can expect new data reconciliation if last year they were not verified by the mobile operator against statutory provisions when the operator used its own registered data instead of the fresh data provided by subscribers as the baseline.
NMHH: SMS Top-Up Prone to Abuse
The NMHH advises users not to fall for scams when unknown individuals try to persuade them into sending any string of numbers via SMS. They should ignore such requests or, if they have already suffered a loss, report it to the police.
NMHH: Prepaid mobile phone users must reconcile their data with their service providers this year as well
The deadline for this year’s data reconciliation differs for every card holder, as it depends on when the subscription contract was signed. The data reconciliation must be performed until the anniversary of the contract date.
Average Monthly Cost Indicator (AMCI)
The National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) is now introducing the average monthly cost indicator (AMCI) to help customers find their way through the various landline and mobile tariffs and operators.
From this year on, data reconciliation for SIM cards will be continuous and straightforward
Approximately 3.5 million prepaid SIM cards could be involved in this year’s data reconciliation.