Battle Over Women, Pop Star Sinks Magyar Telekom Contract

  • Company pulled sponsorship on pop star's comments on women
  • Hungarian government reacts by cancelling Telekom contract

A clock tower is reflected in the window of a T-Mobile store, operated by Deutsche Telekom AG, in Vienna.

Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Hungary’s government will cancel its mobile Internet subscriptions with the local unit of Deutsche Telekom after the company ended its sponsorship of a pop star who said women should aim to rear children rather than seek pay equal to men.

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