Telekom Austria AG

euro adhoc: Telekom Austria AG
Financial Figures/Balance Sheet
Results for the First Half 2005

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23.08.2005

- Group revenues increase by 1.5 % to EUR 2,014.5 million - Group operating income rises by 23.2 % to EUR 298.0 million - Consolidated net income increases by 81.8 % to EUR 191.4 million - Consolidated net debt declines by EUR 101.9 million to EUR 1,872.0 million compared to the end of December 2004 - Wireline segment is still characterized by strong broadband business (2Q 05 net additions 51,200, +77.2%) and fixed-to-mobile migration - Strong results of the foreign subsidiaries along with growth in Austria lead to a good performance in the wireless segment

in EUR million          2Q 05    2Q 04 % change    1H 05    1H 04 % change
Revenues                 1,011.0    995.6        1.5% 2,014.5 1,985.0        1.5%
Operating income        124.3    105.9      17.4%    298.0    241.9      23.2%
Net income                  75.7      34.6    118.8%    191.4    105.3      81.8%
Adjusted EBITDA*        395.8    389.7        1.6%    832.1    806.4        3.2%
Earnings per share
(in EUR)                      0.16      0.07    116.1%      0.39      0.21      85.7%
Capital expenditures 130.3    120.4        8.2%    249.5    191.4      30.4%
in EUR million              June 30, 2005      Dec. 31, 2004          % change
Net debt                                 1,872.0                1,973.9                -5.2%

* 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.

The full quarterly report and further information is available on our website under www.telekom.at/ir

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ots Originaltext: Telekom Austria AG
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Further inquiry note:
Peter E. Zydek
Telekom Austria Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 (0) 59059 1-19001
mailto:peter.zydek@telekom.at

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

Branche: Telecommunications Equipment
ISIN:      AT0000720008
WKN:        720008
Index:    WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official dealing
              New York / official dealing



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