Telekom Austria AG

EANS-Adhoc: Vienna, August 18, 2010 - Today, Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announced its results for the first half 2010 and the second quarter ending June 30, 2010.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ad-hoc disclosure transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6-month report 18.08.2010 Results for the first half 2010 - Continued challenging operating environment driven by fierce competition, regulatory induced pressure and macro-economic headwinds - Stabilization of Fixed Net line losses to 6,000 in 2Q 2010 vs. 12,600 in 2Q 2009 - Further Mobile Communication subscriber growth of 5.9% to 19.2 mn customers - Slow-down of Group revenue decline to -3.9% due to lower revenue reduction in the Fixed Net and the Mobile Communication segments - Group EBITDA declines by 8.3% due to higher revenue related Fixed Net expenses and lower mobile revenues, cushioned by cost reductions - Free cash flow generation remains strong with EUR 365.2 mn - Including impact from merger of domestic operations the management expects revenues of approx. EUR 4.7 bn and an EBITDA of EUR 1.60 to 1.65 bn for FY 2010 - DPS floor of EUR 0.75 reiterated in EUR million 2Q 10 2Q 09 % change 1H 10 1H 09 % change Revenues 1,168.7 1,191.7 -1.9% 2,294.7 2,388.8 -3.9% EBITDA 403.8 450.0 -10.3% 829.7 904.8 -8.3% Operating income 134.2 170.2 -21.2% 300.5 350.3 -14.2% Net income 68.7 82.3 -16.5% 159.9 167.6 -4.6% Earnings per share (in EUR) 0.16 0.19 -16.4% 0.36 0.38 -4.6% Free cash flow per share (in EUR) 0.45 0.45 0.8% 0.83 0.75 10.8% Capital expenditures 160.1 149.3 7.2% 296.5 265.3 11.8% in EUR million Jun. 30, 2010 Dec. 31, 2009 % change Net debt 3,590.3 3,614.8 -0.7% Net debt/EBITDA (12 months) 2.1x 2.0x The full report and further information is available on our website at www.telekomaustria.com/ir/current-results.php end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: Telekom Austria AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Matthias Stieber Director Investor Relations Tel.: +43 (0) 50 664 39126 mailto: matthias.stieber@telekomaustria.com Elisabeth Mattes Telekom Austria Group's Spokeswoman Tel.: +43 (0) 664 66 39187 mailto: elisabeth.mattes@telekomaustria.com Branche: Telecommunications ISIN: AT0000720008 WKN: 555750 Index: WBI, ATX Prime, ATX Börsen: Wien / official market

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