G&D claims Cipurse first with Hungarian rollout

The new NFC-based payment service launched last month by Hungarian operator Magyar Telekom is offering subscribers SIM cards with a key difference, claims vendor Giesecke & Devrient. The service launched by the Deutsche Telekom subsidiary is the first to offer …

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Magyar Telekom launches m-wallet in Hungary

Following a one-year pilot programme run by the Hungarian Mobile Wallet Association, Magyar Telekom, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, has launched a mobile wallet service called Telekom MobilTarca.  And the operator’s two local rivals — Vodafone and Telenor — are …

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Hungary generates €418 million through spectrum auction

Hungary has raised a total of HUF130.6 billion (€418 million) in a mobile spectrum auction in the 800, 900, 1,800 and 2,600 MHz frequency bands. The auction included the successful allocation of previously unallocated bands.

T-Hrvatski Telekom appoints CTIO

Croatian operator T-Hrvatski Telekom, which is majority owned by Deutsche Telekom, has appointed Thorsten Albers as chief technical and information officer (CTIO). Albers has also been appointed as a Management Board Member at the operator.