Telekom Austria AG

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Quarterly or Semiannual Financial Statements
Results for the First Quarter 2004 (E)

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------- - Group revenues increase by 2.4% to EUR 989.4 million - Consolidated net income rises by 88.5% to EUR 70.7 million - Group adjusted EBITDA** increases by 2.7% to EUR 416.7 million - Capital expenditures fall by 5.6% to EUR 71.0 million - Consolidated net debt declines by EUR 100.6 million to EUR 2,536.7 million compared to the end of December 2003 - Wireline revenue decline continues to slow down with rising margins - Further attractive increase in wireless revenues and operating results ~ in EUR million 1Q 04 1Q 03 % change Revenues 989.4 966.5 2.4% Revenues excluding third party value added services revenues* 989.4 950.5 4.1% Adjusted EBITDA** 416.7 405.9 2.7% Operating income 136.0 121.9 11.6% Net income (loss)*** 70.7 37.5 88.5% Earnings per share (in EUR) 0.14 0.08 88.5% Capital expenditures 71.0 75.2 -5.6% in EUR million March 31, 2004 Dec. 31, 2003 % change Net debt 2,536.7 2,637.3 -3.8% ~ * For comparative purposes, 1Q 03 has been adjusted to reflect the change in the accounting for third party value added services in the fourth quarter of 2003. ** Adjusted EBITDA is defined as net income excluding interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization, impairment charges, dividend income, equity in earnings of affiliates, other non-operating income/expense, minority interests and the cumulative effect of changes in accounting principles. This equals operating income before depreciation, amortization and impairment charges. *** Results for 1Q 03 included a charge for the cumulative effect of the adoption of SFAS 143 "Accounting for Asset Retirement Obligation". The final calculation at year-end resulted in an upward revision of the charge. The amount has been reallocated to 1Q 03 lowering net profit by EUR 5.6 million compared to the figure reported last year. The full quarterly report and further information is available on our website under www.telekom.at/ir end of announcement euro adhoc 25.05.2004 --------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 mailto:hans.fruhmann@telekom.at Branche: Telecommunications Equipment ISIN: AT0000720008 WKN: 720008 Index: ATX, ATX Prime, WBI Börsen: Wiener Börse AG / official dealing New York / official dealing

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