Hungary Sets Broadband Goal

By FNE Staff
    The Hungarian government laid out a plan for complete broadband coverage for the entire country. Hungary, with broadband access that reaches 80% of internet users, is already ahead of the European average of 65% coverage.

    The 28 February 2011 announcement by the state secretary for infocommunications, as reported in the Hungarian news publication Real Deal, the government plans to help the development of the sector as a means of increasing competitiveness in the IT field.The plan is designed to create new jobs and develop the creative industries. The proposal will also integrate mobile phone, internet, and TV.