Flash report on landline services – April 2021

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Published: 14 June 2021

Summary data
Category Volume Note
Number of switched (PSTN) voice channels [No.] 180962 Number of voice channels within conventional, twisted copper wire networks
Number of VoIP voice channels [No.] 1563240 Number of voice channels within IP-based (e.g.: xDSL, leased line, Ethernet, ATM, fibre-optic) networks
Number of VoCATV voice channels [No.] 1044428 Number of voice channels within cable television networks
Total number of voice channels (est.) [No.] 2923000 Includes estimates of PSTN, VoIP and VoCATV voice channels for the total market.
Number of voice channels per 100 inhabitants [No.] 28,54 As per the latest figures made available by the Central Statistical Office (KSH), Hungary has a population of 9.771.000.
Telephone penetration rate of households [%] 62.42% Percentage refers to the number of voice channels versus number of households. According to the latest figures made available by the (KSH), the number of households is 4.021.000.
Duration of PSTN calls placed [minute] 14445273 The duration of calls with carrier selection is also included.
Duration of IP-based calls placed [minute] 267373098 Includes the duration of calls placed within VoIP and VoCATV networks.
Duration of calls placed per voice channel [minute] 101.1 Figure shows the total duration of calls placed in the period under review divided by the number of voice channels connected at the end of the period.
Number geographic numbers ported at the end of the month [No.] 858354 Based on data obtained from the Central Reference Database since 1 January 2004.

Number of broadband Internet subscriptions, April 2021

Number of broadband Internet subscriptions
Category Volume Note
Number of xDSL subscriptions [No.] 565280 Based on data obtained from the above-mentioned market leader data suppliers, covering almost 98% of all xDSL subscriptions.
Number of subscriptions for broadband via cable [No.] 1317690 Based on data obtained from the above-mentioned market leader cable providers, covering 82,8% of all cable modem subscriptions.
Of which: number of broadband subscriptions via Docsis 3.0 [No.] 1274033 Number of cable modem subscriptions where the terminal equipment (modem) has been replaced.
Number of broadband subscriptions via FTTx [No.] 1052661 Based on data obtained from the above-mentioned service providers, covering 99% of all FTTx subscriptions.
Total number of fixed-access broadband subscriptions (est.) [No.] 3246000 Estimation pertaining to the total market. Includes estimates of xDSL, cable modem and FTTx subscriptions for the total market.

Number of connected voice channels

Monthly data in the last 12 months
Type of voice channel April May June July August September October November December January ('20) February March April
Number of PSTN voice channels [No.] 216477 214892 214744 200563 198527 196622 194400 191177 189158 187361 185155 183155 180962
Number of VoIP voice channels [No.] 1591318 1585819 1582553 1578285 1576361 1574784 1572311 1568299 1570593 1568346 1567077 1567204 1563240
Number of VoCATV voice channels [No.] 1114264 1113791 1113339 1110772 1103300 1097524 1091386 1086521 1073960 1066943 1058263 1051899 1044428
Estimate for the entire market 3043811 3035940 3031913 3009938 3000223,958 2988469 2977184 2964580 2951782 2940265 2927599 2919019 2904823
Note: based on data obtained from the above-referenced service providers, covering 96% of the landline voice market. (number of connected voice channels/number of population)*100

Number of voice channels per 100 inhabitants

Monthly data in the last 12 months
April May June July August September October November December January ('20) February March April
29.91 29.83 29.79 29.57 29.48 29.36 29.25 29.13 29.00 28.89 28.76 28.68 28.54
Note: based on data obtained from the above-referenced service providers. covering 96% of the landline voice market.

Duration of calls placed (minutes)

Monthly data in the last 12 months
Type of call April May June July August September October November December January ('20) February March April
Duration of IP-based calls placed [minute] 329179770 298737756 273224770 248400239 235411953 254119901 266750000 295650242 296713719 280425840 255375359 311772114 267373098
Duration of PSTN calls placed [minute] 20534167 18510014 16322619 14588012 13755130 14467304 14976247 16161950 16032344 15478234 14078106 16478428 14445273
Note: based on data obtained from the above-referenced service providers, covering 96% of the landline voice market.

Duration of calls per voice channel (minutes)

April May June July August September October November December January ('20) February March April
119.7 108.9 99.5 91.0 86.5 93.6 98.6 109.6 110.4 104.8 95.9 117.1 101.1
Note: based on data obtained from the above-referenced service providers. covering 96% of the landline voice market. (duration of calls placed / number of connected voice channels)

Distribution by service providers based on voice channels, April 2021

SP Share
Telekom 48.7%
DIGI group 22.1%
Vodafone 20.4%
Tarr 2.0%
PR-Telecom 1.3%
ViDaNet 0.7%
Parisat 0.2%
Other service providers 4.6%
Note: The market shares were defined based on the total market's estimated values and technologically neutrally.

Number of fixed broadband Internet subscriptions

Monthly data in the last 12 months
Type of subscription April May June July August September October November December January ('20) February March April
Number of xDSL lines [No.] 645400 640576 634596 620812 614940 608104 601135 595231 589896 583497 576104 570722 565280
Number of subscriptions via cable [No.] 1305084 1305805 1308376 1308543 1309117 1313563 1316302 1320197 1316540 1317359 1316302 1320200 1317690
Number of subscriptions via FTTx [No.] 897674 906755 916420 928988 941739 960117 975669 985789 993890 1016446 1030072 1044587 1052661
Note: based on data obtained from the above-referenced service providers that cover 90% of the fixed broadband market. Other (i.e. wireless) broadband technologies are excluded.

Number of subscriptions via FTTx and Docsis 3.0 network

Monthly data in the last 12 months
Type of subscription April May June July August September October November December January ('20) February March April
Proportion of high-speed (above 30 Mbit/s) Internet subscriptions 75.5% 75.7% 76.0% 76.5% 76.8% 77.2% 77.5% 77.8% 78.1% 78.4% 78.8% 79.0% 79.3%
Number of subscriptions via FTTx [No.] 897674 906755 916420 928988 941739 960117 975669 985789 993890 1016446 1030072 1044587 1052661
Number of broadband subscriptions via Docsis 3.0 [No.] 1252372 1252495 1256698 1257851 1258947 1263436 1266777 1272012 1270176 1272015 1272061 1274699 1274033
Note: Based on date provided by Magyar Telekom Nyrt., Digi group (Invitel Zrt.. DIGI Kft.), a Vodafone group (UPC Magyarország Kft.. Vodafone Magyarország Zrt.), PR-Telecom Zrt.. Tarr Kft.. ViDaNet Zrt. and Parisat Kft.. These service providers cover 90% of the fixed broadband market.

Distribution by service providers based on fixed broadband internet subscriptions, April 2021

Market shares
SP Share
Telekom 39.3%
DIGI group 22.5%
Vodafone 21.2%
Tarr 3.0%
ViDaNet 2.3%
PR-Telecom 1.4%
Parisat 0.5%
Other service providers 9.9%
Note: The market shares were defined based on the total market's estimated values and technologically neutrally.