EANS-Adhoc: Telekom Austria AG / Results for the First Half 2009

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19.08.2009

-Fixed Net line loss cut by 2/3 in 1H 09 to 20,600 lines
-Double digit subscriber growth of 10.1% to 18.1 million customers in Mobile Communication
-Revenues decline by 5.8% to EUR 2,388.8 million primarily driven by lower Fixed Net revenues
-EBITDA decreases by 5.2% to EUR 904.8 million while operating costs decline by 6.7%
-Operating free cash flow grows by 5.9% while free cash flow per share increases by 2.4% to 0.75 EUR
-Outlook for 2009 on a constant currency basis fully reiterated, as announced on the occasion of the 1Q 09 results
-Dividend per share floor of 75 cent per share reiterated for 2009-2012 -Management Board has resolved to cancel 17 million treasury shares or 3.7% of share capital as of August 24, 2009, thus, the number of shares will be reduced to 443 million
-Share buyback envisaged for 2010, subject to stable conditions

in EUR million 2Q 09 2Q 08 % change 1H 09 1H 08 % change Revenues 1,191.7 1,276.2 -6.6% 2,388.8 2,535.8 -5.8% EBITDA 450.0 468.5 -3.9% 904.8 954.2 -5.2% Operating income 170.2 174.1 -2.2% 350.3 376.4 -6.9% Net income 82.3 96.3 -14.5% 167.6 226.0 -25.8% Earnings per share (in EUR) 0.19 0.22 -14.5% 0.38 0.51 -25.8% Free cash flow per share (in EUR) 0.45 0.40 12.1% 0.75 0.73 2.4% Capital expenditures 149.3 190.7 -21.7% 265.3 350.3 -24.3% in EUR million June 30, 09 Dec. 31, 08 % change Net debt 4,003.9 3,993.3 0.3% Net debt/EBITDA (12 months) excluding restructuring program 2.1x 2.1x

The full report and further information is available on our website at www.telekomaustria.com/ir/investor-relations-en.php

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emitter: Telekom Austria AG
Lassallestrasse 9
A-1020 Wien
mail: investor.relations@telekom.at
WWW: www.telekomaustria.com/ir
sector: Telecommunications
ISIN: AT0000720008
indexes: WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
stockmarkets: official dealing: Wien
language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Peter E. Zydek
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 (0) 59059 1-19001
mailto: peter.zydek@telekom.atElisabeth Mattes
Telekom Austria Group's Spokeswoman
Tel.: +43 (0) 664 331 2730
mailto: elisabeth.mattes@telekom.at

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