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Telenor acquires new spectrum licence at NMHH auction

Telenor Hungary has been granted a spectrum licence for another 15+5 years by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) at the auction announced for 900MHz and 1,800MHz bands. The operator acquired a 26MHz and a 40MHz block in the 900 MHz and in the 1,800MHz band, respectively for a total amount of HUF 56.854bn. Both bands will play a key role in mobile network development during the next decade. Given their technology agnostic nature, they will make the benefits of the most advanced technologies available combined with a high coverage.


Tenfold increase in mobile internet use on New Year’s Eve over 5 years ago

33% year-on-year growth in mobile data traffic on New Year’s Eve

Telenor analysed network traffic on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day and compared it to that in previous years in terms of mobile internet, voice and SMS usage. On New Year’s Eve, when no events were held and a curfew was in effect, Telenor measured a significant increase on its network.