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euro adhoc: Telekom Austria AG / Financing, Stock Offerings / Notes issue (E)

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date of causation: 06.01.2005

Telekom Austria AG and Telekom Finanzmanagement GmbH have mandated ABN AMRO, Citigroup and Lehman Brothers as Joint Bookrunners for its upcoming Euro-denominated benchmark notes issue in an amount of up to Euro 1 billion under the company’s EMTN programme. The deal will be launched in the near future following an investor conference call subject to market conditions. Telekom Austria is rated Baa2 by Moody's and BBB by Standard & Poor’s. Rating Agencies assigned a positive outlook.

The securities to be issued under the EMTN programme have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in the United States of America or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons except pursuant to an applicable exemption from the requirements of the Securities Act. In Austria, the securities will, if at all, be offered exclusively by way of a non public offering to a limited circle of persons within the scope of their business or professional activity according to Section 3/1/11 of the Austrian Capital Market Act.

Further inquiry note:
Martin Bredl
Telekom Austria Public Relations
Phone: +43 (0) 59059 1 11001
mailto: martin.bredl@telekom.at

Hans Fruhmann
Investor Relations Telekom Austria
Tel.: +43 (0) 59059 1-20917
hans.fruhmann@telekom.at

end of announcement euro adhoc 06.01.2005 16:19:52 --------------------------------------------------------------------- emitter: Telekom Austria AG Lassallestrasse 9 A-1020 Wien mail: investor.relations@telekom.at WWW: http://www.telekom.at/ir ISIN: AT0000720008

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