NMHH reports cellular penetration at 116.9% at end-September

9 Oct 2013

Hungary’s telecoms regulator the National Media and Telecommunications Authority (NMHH) has said that the country was home to a total of 11.578 million registered SIM cards at the end of September 2013, up a net 76,146 connections from 11.501 million at 30 June, a cellular penetration rate of 116.9%. In terms of the number of SIMs actually generating traffic though (i.e. active users), the figure stood at 11.102 million by 30 September, up from 11.027 million three months earlier. The NMHH found that T-Mobile Hungary accounted for 46.06% of users (actually generating traffic) at end-September, ahead of Telenor, with 31.41%, and Vodafone in third with 22.54%.