The average time to answer a 112 call is 6 seconds. In addition to Hungarian, the call can be answered in English, German and in some cases in Romanian. The 112 operator can detect the location of the caller within about 3 seconds.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 63% of Hungarians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.
The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Hungary:
- 104 - ambulance & emergency medical services
- 105 - fire-brigade, rescue services, civil protection
- 107 - police
SMS solution for disabled end-users is under development.