Press Releases

Telenor offers affordable solution for merchants to meet mandatory electronic payment requirements effective from January

Merchants and service providers using online cash registers have less than two months to implement an electronic payment solution mandated by law. Telenor designed its new electronic payment (POS) offer in response to their needs. Due to a partnership established with Fizetési Pont, the fast- and easy-to-deploy solution offers a wide range of benefits including a 2-year exemption from paying a monthly fee, a low transaction fee of 0.95%, and crediting purchase transactions to merchants’ accounts in 24 hours.


Young innovators to transform PET bottles into 3D printing material and use the 5G network intuitively

One of Hungary’s largest idea contest took place last weekend

The three-day Ideathon 3.0 idea contest featured 12 teams of 70 young innovators developing new ideas to enhance the efficiency of various industries and facets of life. The main prize went to the ReFilament team reusing PET bottles as printing material for 3D printers. Other award-winners included projects to promote proper hydration at school, the digitisation of industrial audit processes and versatile applications leveraging 5G technology. Telenor’s 5G special prize was granted to the FoodArt team matching consumer needs with restaurants’ offering through gastro bloggers.


Telenor launches fixed-line internet for business customers

Three types of Hiperline services to meet different business needs

Besides mobile services, medium and large enterprise customers can now use fixed line internet with unlimited data from Telenor. The leased lines services provide high symmetrical upload and download speeds and high availability to customers. Launching fixed-line service in addition to its broad portfolio of Hipernet-based mobile services, Telenor is leaving its mobile-only role in the market.


Telenor adds 140 Szeged employees to its headcount

Starting from 1 November, Telenor Hungary will increase its internal headcount in two phases by 140 people in total. As a result, Telenor Hungary’s total internal headcount will almost reach 1,400. The step taken by the leading employer of the Southern Great Plain region is a key milestone contributing to more stable operation and enhanced customer service.


Telenor wins three gold and one bronze awards at HRKOMM Award

HRKOMM Award, one of the most prestigious award programs of the HR/Communication community, has been organised for the fourth time this year. Telenor has won accolades with four projects including three gold and one bronze awards in categories HR, Internal Communication and CSR.


Sustainability Week: schools are encouraged to collect used mobile phones and e-gadgets

Waste sorting competition to reward the most active schools and students 

This year’s Sustainability Week will focus on energy, climate change and health awareness as its key themes. The program includes a Seasonal Waste Sorting Competition encouraging students to collect as many used batteries, mobile phones and e-gadgets from households as possible. The competition running until 20 November and featuring Telenor as one of its main sponsors is open for any primary and secondary school across the country.


Telenor wins The Most Exemplary Employer Award

This year’s Effekt 2030 Awards presented

The Effekt 2030 Award recognizes companies’ exemplary, innovative, and effective environmental and social investment programs. In response to the situation created by the coronavirus pandemic, the organizers of the award program introduced a new category for ‘The Most Exemplary Employer’ that was awarded to Telenor Hungary. 


Zsuzsanna Varga-Hering appointed to head Telenor’s newly established Digital Channels Department

During the coronavirus pandemic, providing the full range of digital services to customers has become a priority in many industries. The function responding to the fast-evolving market trends of digital channels and online sales was transformed into a department at Telenor to be headed by Zsuzsanna Varga-Hering in the future. Zsuzsanna joined Telenor as Head of Office for the same function in September 2016. Earlier, she worked for international and Hungarian creative communication agencies.