Telekom Austria AG

EANS-Adhoc: Telekom Austria AG
Today, the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announced its results for the full year 2010 and the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2010.

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quarterly report

23.02.2011

Results for the Full Year 2010

> With 1,400 net adds during 2010 fixed access lines return to growth for the first time after more than 10 years

> Group mobile subscriber base increases by 5.0% to more than 19.8 million customers

> The improved operational performance limits the decline of Group revenues to EUR 4,650.8 million in 2010 despite a challenging macro-economic environment, strong competition and regulatory pressure

> Group EBITDA comparable, which excludes restructuring and impairment charges, declines by 9.1% to EUR 1,645.9 million in 2010

> Restructuring charges, which were predominately non-cash, in the amount of EUR 124.1 million and impairment charges in the amount of EUR 18.3 million incurred in 2010

> CAPEX increases by 7.3% to EUR 763.6 million in 2010 predominantly due to higher investments in the next generation network in Austria

> Net income improved to EUR 195.2 million in 2010 due to higher impairment charges in 2009

> Revenues of up to EUR 4.6 bn, EBITDA comparable of up to EUR 1.6 bn  and CAPEX
of up to EUR 800 mn expected for 2011

> Dividend floor of EUR 0.76 reiterated for the years 2011 and 2012


in EUR million        Q4 2010   Q4 2009  %change    FY 2010  FY 2009  %change
Revenues              1,170.8   1,181.5    -0.9%    4,650.8  4,802.0    -3.1%
EBITDA comparable       353.4     416.9   -15.2%    1,645.9  1,811.6    -9.1%
Operating income        -38.5     120.0     n.a.      437.9    343.9    27.3%
Net income              -61.3      63.6     n.a.      195.2     94.9   105.7%
Earnings per share
(in EUR)                -0.14      0.14     n.a.       0.44     0.22   105.3%
FCF per share
(in EUR)                 0.10      0.32   -69.5%       1.47     1.58    -6.8%
Capital expenditures    320.2     291.6    -9.8%      763.6    711.4     7.3%

                              Dec. 31, 2010     Dec. 31, 2009         %change
Net debt                            3,305.2           3,614.8           -8.6%
Net debt/EBITDA comparable (12 months) excluding 

restructuring program 2.0x 2.0x

All financial figures are based on IFRS; if not stated otherwise, all comparisons are given year-on-year. EBITDA comparable is defined as net income excluding financial result, income tax expense, depreciation and amortization, restructuring and impairment charges.

The full report and further information are available on our website www.telekomaustria.com/ir/current-results.php.

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Contact:

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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