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EANS-News: Results for the 3rd Quarter and First Nine Months 2020

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Quarterly Report

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* Group total revenues decreased by 0.9% due to roaming losses and negative FX effects partly outweighed by higher equipment revenues. Excluding FX effects, mainly stemming from Belarus, total revenues grew by 1.7%.

o Mobile service revenues declined by 3.8% on a Group level, solely driven by the above-mentioned roaming losses and negative FX effects.
o Fixed-line service revenues were stable (0.0%) as the growth in Bulgaria and Slovenia was able to compensate for the decline in Austria and other CEE markets.
o Equipment revenues rose by 7.2%, mainly driven by Austria and Bulgaria.

  • Mobile contract subscriber numbers rose by 4.1%, with growth in almost all markets.
  • Fixed-line RGUs decreased by 1.2%, as the growth in high-bandwidth broadband and TV RGUs could not compensate for the decline in low-bandwidth broadband and fixed-line voice RGUs in Austria.
  • Group EBITDA before restructuring increased by 0.5% as roaming and FX losses were outweighed by operational efficiency, especially related to the workforce, maintenance and advertising. Excluding FX and one-off effects as well as restructuring charges EBITDA rose by 4.3%.

o In Austria, EBITDA before restructuring increased by 4.7%, as OPEX savings, especially in product-related costs, advertising costs, and a better equipment margin, were sufficient to more than offset roaming losses. o In the CEE markets, EBITDA excluding FX and one-off effects grew by 3.3% (reported: -5.3%) due to growth in Belarus, Bulgaria, and Slovenia.

* CAPEX fell by 32.6% due to acquired frequencies in the comparison period and reduced spending in the reporting period following the CAPEX cuts.

o In Q3 2020, free cash flow after social plans new declined by 2.2% to EUR 172.5 mn, as lower capital expenditures were offset by lower accounts payables in the reporting period.

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issuer: Telekom Austria AG
Lassallestrasse 9
A-1020 Wien
phone: 004350664 47500
mail: investor.relations@a1.group
WWW: www.a1.group
ISIN: AT0000720008
indexes: ATX, WBI
stockmarkets: Wien
language: English

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Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Martin Stenitzer
Head of Investor Relations
Telekom Austria AG
Phone: +43 (0) 50 664 23066
E-mail: martin.stenitzer@a1.group


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