Tuesday

27th Sep 2016

Ticker

Uber suspends operations in Hungary

Ride-sharing service Uber will suspend operations on 24 July in Hungary due to government legislation that makes it impossible for it to operate, the company said Wednesday. In June, Hungary's parliament passed a law aimed at blocking internet access to "illegal dispatcher services", following months of protests by taxi drivers. Uber said more than 160,000 people used its services in Budapest and 1,200 drivers will be put out of work.

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