Press Releases

Telenor further reduces mobile Internet prices for prepaid customers

New prepaid tariff plan and double data promotion for the summer season From now on, prepaid customers can use mobile Internet at an even more attractive price and reduce their minute rates with a new voice ticket service as part of Telenor’s renewed “Hello Kártyás” prepaid portfolio. In addition, Telenor offers a double mobile Internet data option to prepaid customers in the MyTelenor app which means that Hello Kártyás customers can buy 2GB Hipernet for 30 days at a price of only HUF 1,100.

Telenor expands Hipernet capacity by 90% at the Lake Balaton for the summer season

The Balaton region generates 10% of nationwide mobile traffic in the summer

The number of mobile users increases five- to sevenfold and in the most popular areas even to over tenfold in the Balaton region during the summer season. At this time of the year, more than 10% of Hungary’s nationwide mobile traffic is generated in this region which makes the Lake Balaton and its vicinity an area of special importance in terms of not only tourism but also telecommunications. Telenor has installed 13 new base stations and has aggregated spectrum to enhance customer experience at the lake.


Powerful videos about Internet threats for young people from young people

Telenor and DUE Media Network reward student journalists

How to prevent cyberbullying and what physical or mental threats can mobile addiction cause? The winners of NetBiztos award programme launched by DUE Media Network and Telenor covered such issues in their videos. Award winners were announced at the DUE National Youth Media Festival on 28 May.


Children can use a travel pass to navigate safely in the world of Internet at City Park Children’s Day event

400,000-visitor event renewed

City Park Children’s Day is organized by the International Children’s Safety Service (NGYSZ) and the Municipality of Budapest for the 29th time on 25 and 26 May. The two-day event will offer a rich selection of high-quality programmes to visitors. In the Safe Internet Tent, they can learn about responsible Internet use in a playful manner using a cool travel pass.


Dr. Győző Drozdy wins Puskás Tivadar Award

Dr. Győző Drozdy, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Telenor Hungary, has been granted the Puskás Tivadar Award, one of the most prestigious accolades of the Hungarian telecommunications industry. During the three decades of his career, he played a key role in launching Hungary’s first GSM service, supported all stages of industry evolution and is an active contributor to the ongoing implementation of 5G mobile networks.


Applications are invited: Telenor and Hello Wood build community spaces

Two applications to be implemented in support of small communities

Be it a stage, a jetty, a playground or a dog obstacle course, a common space can mean a lot to a community whose members share the same hobby, the same sport or support the same good cause. Telenor and Hello Wood, a team of artists known for their unique wooden structures and installations, are announcing an application programme for small communities titled “Együtt/tér” (Together/Space) to facilitate the implementation of wooden community spaces.


Telenor launches 5G test network in Győr

Telenor completes Hungary’s first public video call using a 5G smartphone 

Telenor Hungary launched its 5G mobile test network in Győr on 15 May. The site of the system installed at Széchenyi István University and downtown Győr was selected not only to run the operator’s own tests but also to provide engineering students with access to the latest mobile network technology as a Hungary-first initiative that may give a momentum to local 5G research and development. The test network will also bring the technology of the future closer to local businesses of the region.


Hégető Honorka awards presented

Main award goes to editorial staff; György Baló is granted posthumous award for his life’s work

Since 2003, the Hégető Honorka award has recognized the efforts of journalists and creators of photos or videos responding to important social issues and causes. This year, the six winners included films made by, RTL Klub,, Északi Támpont Egyesület and Háttér Társaság. The late György Baló, President of the award programme’s jury from the outset, was granted a posthumous award.


Better together: Telenor launches friend referral campaign

The referrer and referred get 5x100GB of Hipernet data or HUF 15,000 discount

According to Telenor’s recent survey, Telenor Blue+ users are satisfied with their tariff and are willing to recommend it to their friends. Telenor reinforces this trend with its latest campaign in which existing Telenor customers with a postpaid public voice consumer tariff plan can invite their friends to join Telenor. If the invited person becomes a Telenor customer buying a Telenor Blue+ tariff involved in the promotion both of them can choose whether they want 100GB of free Hipernet data for 5 months or HUF 15,000 off the price of their new handset.


Digital water supply is beneficial for both the population and the environment

The cars of the Waterworks are driven by biogas produced as a result of wastewater treatment

Zalavíz Zrt., which is responsible for the drinking water supply of 161 settlements and the wastewater treatment of 99 settlements in the region, has carried out a digital transformation: it has installed devices and signaling instruments that can communicate online and support the duties of the waterworks concerning control technology, maintenance and operational safety by providing real-time data and access via Telenor’s Hipernet network.