Budapest, November 3 (MTI) – IT Services Hungary (ITSH) will invest 4.6 billion forints (EUR 14.9m)at its bases in the Hungarian cities of Szeged, Debrecen and Pécs, creating 360 jobs, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó announced on Thursday.
The government is supporting the investment with a 650 million forint grant, Szijjártó said.
ITSH managing director Chris Wilson said the company is working with a number of educational institutions to introduce students to new technology. It is also cooperating with local councils, he added.
Szijjártó said that some 90 service centres operate throughout Hungary, giving jobs to 40,000 people and leading the way in keeping many young employees in Hungary. Service centre investments came right after car industry investments once again this year, he added.
ITSH is a unit of Deutsche Telekom, it employs 4,400 people at its bases in Szeged, Debrecen, Pécs and Budapest.