Hungarian market regulator the National Media and Telecommunications Authority (NMHH) has published its latest ‘flash report’ on the country’s mobile internet market, noting that there were a total of over 3.824 million mobile internet users at 30 September 2013, up from 3.343 million at 31 March and 3.179 million at the start of the year. Of these, over 2.989 million were designated as ‘active’ (i.e. subscriptions with data transfer), compared to 2.504 million at end-March and 2.399 million at end-2012. Further, the watchdog reported that mobile internet users transferred 2.528 million GB of data last month, up slightly from 2.520 million GB in March, but down from 2.587 million gigabytes in December 2012. The average amount of data transferred per user was 0.87GB, down from 1.08GB in December.
In terms of total mobile internet subscribers, T-Mobile Hungary continues to lead the pack with a market share of 45.10% (1.725 million), down from 45.55% (1.522 million) in March, while second spot was taken by Telenor Hungary with 29.64% (1.134 million), up from 28.51% (952,823), and Vodafone Hungary with 25.26% (966,147), slightly down from 25.95% (867,308) six months earlier.