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Fax

Services are available at main post offices all over the country and at the Telecommunications Information and Service Office, Petõfi Sándor u., Budapest.

Internet

ISPs include Matáv. There are Internet cafes in larger towns throughout Hungary.

Post

Airmail takes 3 days to 1 week to reach other European destinations. In addition to the main post office, the offices at West and East railway stations in Budapest are open daily 0700-2100 hrs. Stamps are available from tobacconists and post offices.

Post office hours: Monday-Friday 0800-1800 hrs, Saturday 0700-1400 hrs.

Press

National dailies include Magyar Hírlap, Népszabadság and Népszava. English-language newspapers include the Budapest Business Journal, Budapest Week, The Budapest Sun, Courier Diplomatique, The Hungarian Economy, The Hungarian Observer and The Hungarian Quarterly.

Radio

BBC World Service and Voice of America radio stations can be received. From time to time the frequencies change and the most up-to-date can be found online.

Telegram

Available at main post offices all over the country and at the Telecommunications Information and Service Office, Petõfi Sándor u., Budapest.

Telephone - land line

 Full IDD is available.
 Country dialing code is 36

Public telephones are operated by Ft100, Ft50, Ft20 and Ft10 coins or by telephone cards.

 Outgoing international code is 00

Telephone - mobile

GSM 900 and 1800 networks.

Network operators are:

  Pannon GSM Telecoms
  T-Mobile
  Vodafone
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