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Coming soon: artificial intelligence and virtual reality in education

Call for applications for the ProSuli competition for teachers

Teaching and learning with AI or XR technologies, mental balance in the age of artificial intelligence. This year again, Yettel’s digital education program ProSuli is launching a competition for teachers. The aim of the competition is to encourage teachers to create digital teaching materials closely related to their subject areas, with a particular focus on maths, science and foreign languages. The materials will be made available to all teachers in Hungary. The top 25 entrants will receive mobile internet for the whole summer, while 10 winners will receive a gift voucher worth HUF 120,000 each.


Can you have home internet based on mobile technology?

Almost everyone now has a mobile handset in their pocket, but mobile technology is also changing the landscape for fixed-line home internet. It requires some adaptation, but the benefits are significant. You can access the internet at home not only through a fixed-line connection, but also through mobile internet which in turn offers a full internet service. This in itself offers several benefits especially with 5G mobile networks, and can be a powerful option in places where fixed-line internet is not available.


National survey explores what mothering and leadership skills have in common

Mums took the lead at Yettel for one day

Decisiveness, conflict management, problem-solving skills and empathy: these are the main leadership qualities that Hungarians consider essential for mothers, according to a recent national survey on Mother’s Day by Yettel. The mobile operator compared leadership skills with motherhood skills, and found that eight out of ten respondents believe the skills they acquired while raising children can be put to good use at the workplace.


Artificial intelligence in education – Pécs hosts regional ProSuli event

The first ProSuli Teachers’ Day educated teachers about the practical application of ChatGPT   
The first regional ProSuli Teachers’ Day focusing on artificial intelligence was held in Pécs in April this year, with the participation of more than 20 schools. Since 2015, Yettel’s ProSuli digital education program has been actively supporting schools and teachers across the country to use digital tools in the most effective way enabling them to work with cutting edge methods.


How to park in pay zones

Over the course of a single year, drivers parked for a total time of almost 12 years combined using Yettel’s mobile parking payment service, an average of 84 minutes per parking session. But which is the busiest week in Hungary in terms of parking and how much did the most active mobile parking user spend in a year?


Where is the best place for used mobile phones?

It’s not worth keeping hazardous waste and valuable recyclable components at home

Although there has been a visible improvement, more than half of Hungarians still store their old, unused mobile phones at home, according to the latest representative national survey by Yettel. The millions of mobile handsets lying around in drawers contain lots of valuable materials that could be reused, while their batteries can become a fire hazard over the years. A used mobile phone can now be worth up to HUF 30,000 at Yettel.


What is a like for one, may be an insult for another – online chatting etiquette

Results of first Hungarian emoji survey published

Emojis are used by nearly every Hungarian internet user, yet three out of four have already encountered emojis with an unclear meaning, according to a recent nationwide representative survey. Based on the results, different generations often attribute different meanings to emojis. Is a smiley emoji a nice or a negative response? What do a red flag, a clown or a peach mean? Read on to find out the reasons behind the differences in emoji use.


Applications are accepted for Hégető Award 2024

A new category is added this year

In 2024, an award program will once again be launched for editorial offices and journalists who highlight social issues of public importance. Established in 2003, this year marks the 20th anniversary of the award, and once again applications are invited for videos, photos or photo series that present social issues and possible solutions. This year, the jury will also select a winner in a new category: the Best First-Time Entry Award will go to a creator who has not previously applied for the Hégető Award.


Yettel promotes environmental awareness by selling used smartphones

The operator’s second-hand handset range includes top-rated handsets tested to 56 points

Yettel is launching a pilot scheme to sell premium second-hand smartphones from April to promote more sustainable handset use. Initially, the mobile operator will offer only the highest-rated (A+), rigorously pre-tested iPhones at a lower price than new phones.


30 years after the launch of the first GSM service you can use mobile internet to surf the web at home

From phone calls to big-screen streaming – how mobile technology has transformed our lives in three decades
30 years ago, on 26 March 1994, Yettel, then called Pannon GSM, launched the first commercial GSM service in Hungary. Not only the brand, but also mobile technology has seen many innovations over the past three decades. From a prohibitively high entry fee that only offered voice services at the time, we now have unlimited voice and data plans and broadband mobile internet available at affordable rates both on the mobile phone and at home. These 30 years of development have benefited both consumers and business users.