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7th November, 2019

MTelekom educating pensioners

Magyar Telekom is launching digital competence courses for pensioners, the company announced on Wednesday.

The teachers will be students providing the service voluntarily.

The project, first tested in Budapest in the spring, is expanding from Wednesday to also include schools in Debrecen, Győr, Kazinc¬barcika, Kecskemét, Miskolc, Ózd, Pécs, Sárvár, Szeged, Szombathely, Várpalota and Veszprém.

About 1,000 elderly persons will be trained each month, said spokesman István Kutas.

The project also helps students looking for ways to fulfil compulsory high school volunteer work obligations.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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