EANS-Adhoc: United Internet plans buyback of its own shares

ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


Montabaur, January 14, 2010. The Management Board of United Internet AG (ISIN:
DE 000 508 903 1) today resolved to buy back up to 5,000,000 of the company´s shares (corresponding to around 2.08% of capital stock) via the stock exchange. The resolution follows the authorization of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of May 26, 2009 to buy back shares representing up to 10% of the company's capital stock. The authorization was issued for the period up to November 25, 2010.

United Internet currently holds 10,272,371 treasury shares, corresponding to around 4.28% of capital stock.

The repurchased shares can be used for all purposes stated in the authorization of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of May 26, 2009, in particular for current and future employee stock ownership plans and / or as an acquisition currency, but may also be cancelled.

end of announcement euro adhoc

issuer: United Internet AG Elgendorfer Straße 57 D-56410 Montabaur phone: +49 (0) 2602 96-1100 FAX: +49 (0) 2602 96-1013 mail: investor-relations@united-internet.de WWW: http://www.united-internet.de sector: Telecommunications Services ISIN: DE0005089031 indexes: Midcap Market Index, TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share

stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Hannover, München language: English

Digitale Pressemappe: http://www.ots.at/pressemappe/EASY_16556

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Marcus Schaps
Press spokesman of United Internet AG
United Internet AG
Elgendorfer Strasse 57
56410 Montabaur
Tel: +49 2602/96-1076
Mobil: +49 173/5112703
Fax: +49 2602/96-1013
E-mail: mschaps@united-internet.de
Internet: www.united-internet.de