First 5G Service Launched In Budapest

  • 18 Oct 2019 6:26 PM
  • Hungary Matters
First 5G Service Launched In Budapest
Vodafone Magyarország launched Hungary’s first 5G retail service covering central Budapest on Thursday.

Attending the ceremony, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó spoke highly of Vodafone’s 20-year history and welcomed that the company takes a significant role in promoting 5G technology.
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Vodafone CEO Amanda Nelson said that the group has nearly 700 million customers worldwide, and is committed to using cutting-edge technology to their benefit.


MTI Photos: Máthé Zoltán

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