EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Vodafone Hungary

Company/Organisation:
Vodafone Hungary

Geographic Location

Country: Hungary
Location of affected unit(s): Budapest, Miskolc

Company

Sector: Information / communication
Telecommunications
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 1400
Group: Vodafone Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-01-2009
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-05-2009
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2009
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

In May 2009, mobile network operator Vodafone Hungary created 300 new jobs with the opening of a regional costumer service centre in Miskolc (Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County). Vodafone invested HUF 500 million (EUR 1,8 million) in setting up the new centre.

The telecommunication company also initiated a headcount increase at its operations centre in Budapest where another 300 new jobs were created. Vodafone Hungary's business expansion resulted in an overall increase in its workforce by almost 43% from 1,400 to 2,000 employees.

Headquartered in Newbury (United Kingdom), Vodafone Group is one of the largest mobile telecommunication network company, and operates in 27 countries.