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Research: ingatlan.com leads Hungarian real estate advertisement market

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Who rules online real estate ads in Hungary: ingatlan.com or Jófogás? While the latter site has dominated the general online classified advertisement market since the acquisition of OLX (Apród) in 2015, ingatlan.com still leads the very lucrative segment of real estate ads, with 250,000 advertisements that are more up-to-date than the competition’s, and growing operating profits. This fourth review of…

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Support for the elderly in going digital

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Adult Hungarian Internet users consider it important that elderly family members should also be comfortable in the digital world. For that purpose, 17% of young people regularly educate senior relatives in using the Internet and digital devices, and another 59% do so occasionally. The success of these efforts is indicated by the fact that one third of all grandparents and…

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Sharing economy reloaded

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The sharing economy model is gaining ground internationally and in Hungary. One third of Hungarian Internet users have heard about the notion of social or sharing economy, and both the user base and turnover of the companies involved grew significantly in 2017. These are the conclusions of the most comprehensive research conducted in Hungary in this topic so far, brought…

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Hungary: home to 3.7 million gamers

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3.7 million people reported playing some sort of video game in 2017, which constitutes 58% of the Hungarian population between 18 and 65 years of age. Last year the turnover of the sector – including video game, hardware and in-game purchases – exceeded 28 billion Hungarian Forints. There is a steady income of reinforcements, too: more than half of all…

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Hungarian Internet users: robot technology, renewable energy and electronic vehicles are the hottest trends

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Continuing technological development renders people’s daily routines ever easier. But what changes will it bring in our lives? As many as 82% of Internet users are concerned by such questions. The respondents expect the spread of machines that substitute humans, renewable energy, and electric vehicles in the next 30 years while most of them do not think that we will…

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Internet access has become a basic need for Hungarian youth

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According to adult Hungarian Intenet users, feeling ’at home’ means different things for different generations. Whereas having Internet access is mostly a convenience feature for older people, for youth it has become a basic need. Internet users feel strongly about staying connected: two out of ten would rather have no warm water for a month than giving up access to…

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5G: seven out of ten Internet users keep an open mind in Hungary

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The next few years will see the world go through some major changes as the era of 5G technology approaches. The question is: how will that affect us, users? Fifth generation mobile networks will open up new horizons, and intelligent traffic management systems, smart cities and telemedicine will undoubtedly make our lives easier. 80% of adult Hungarian Internet users are…

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Almost 200,000 hardcore gamers in Hungary – e-sports in figures

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On an average weekday, a young Hungarian e-sport gamer spends three hours playing games, and that duration rises to five hours on weekends. 44% are or intend to become competitive players. The most popular game is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. These are the main conclusions of a survey looking into e-sports in Hungary, jointly conducted by eNET Internet Research, Esportmilla –…

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Smartphones blur the line between work and private life

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As the widespread availability of smartphones promotes a continuous online presence, the boundary between work and private life is increasingly blurred. It is possible to attend to our private chores and keep in touch with family and friends even during working hours – and likewise, with the help of smartphones, work-related duties can be performed at any time. Most smartphone…

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News, music and films now consumed on mobile phones

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Almost 4.5 million people now use smartphones in Hungary, and 90% regularly consume content of some kind on their mobile phones. Smartphones can replace all other devices as they are used not only to read news and articles and listen to music, but also to watch short videos and even full movies. And such content increasingly comes from online sources…

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