Magyar Telekom’s board of directors has elected Robert Hauber as its chairman.
Hungary is unlikely to almost double its ad tax to 9% next year.
The number of pay-DTT subscriptions in Hungary appears to have levelled off, while the take-up of cable and IPTV services is rising.
SPI/Filmbox has launched a new online and STB service called Filmbox OnDemand with Magyar Telekom.
Three quarters of pay-TV subscribers in Hungary now opt for digital services.
RCS&RDS (Digi) plans to invest the same amount (€210 million) this year as in 2016, according to Serghei Bulgac, the company’s CEO and chairman of the board of directors.
Magyar Telekom remains the leading provider of fixed broadband services in Hungary, while the country’s main alternative telco Invitel is not raising its market share.
Belá Szabó has been nominated the new director of communication of the Magyar Telekom Group, effective May 15.
Zsófia Bánhegyi will leave the position of group communications director of Magyar Telekom on March 31.
Ad spend in Hungary amounted to HUF160.06 billion (€520 million) in 2016, a 12.11% increase on the previous year.