United Internet AG

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quarterly or semiannual financial statement / United Internet posts most successful 1st quarter of its history Earnings per share up 46.2%

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quaterly report

07.05.2008

Ad hoc announcement acc. to Sec. 15 WpHG

United Internet posts most successful 1st quarter of its history

Earnings per share up 46.2%

Montabaur, May 7, 2008.  The  Management  Board  of  United  Internet AG  today adopted the Group's  consolidated  results  according  to   IFRS  for  the  first quarter of 2008. There was strong year-on-year growth  in  all  key  performance indicators.

Consolidated sales of United Internet AG achieved year-on-year growth of  19.3%, from EUR 336.9 million to EUR 402.0 million. Earnings   before  interest,  taxes,

@@start.t2@@depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) grew by 31.2%, from EUR 63.4  million  to EUR 83.2 million. Net income grew by 46.0%, from  EUR 30.9  million  (comparable prior-year figure) to EUR 45.1 million. Earnings per share (EPS) climbed  46.2%, from EUR 0.13 (comparable prior-year figure) to EUR 0.19.

|Quarter comparison in EUR         |Q1 2007         |Q1 2008         |Growth          |
|million                                      |                    |                    |                    |
|Sales                                         |336.9            |402.0            |19.3 %          |
|EBITDA                                        |63.4              |83.2              |31.2 %          |
|Net income                                 |30.9              |45.1              |46.0 %          |
|EPS in EUR                                 |0.13              |0.19              |46.2 %          |@@end@@

The number of fee-based customer contracts grew to 7.46 million as of March  31, 2008 (prior year: 6.55 million).  Of  this  total,  the   Information  Management product line  accounted  for  1.24  million   (prior  year:  1.12  million),  the Webhosting business for 3.31 million (prior year: 2.92 million), of  which  1.63 million were outside Germany (prior year: 1.30  million),  and  Internet  Access for 2.91 million (prior year: 2.51 million), of  which  2.78  million were  DSL contracts (prior year: 2.36 million). In comparison  with   March  31,  2007  the number of telephony customers grew by 540,000 to 1.91 million.  Over  1  billion telephone minutes were completed per month (prior year: 780 million).

@@start.t3@@|Customer contracts in million      |31.03.2007    |31.12.2007    |31.03.2008    |
|Information Management                 |1.12              |1.21              |1.24              |
|Webhosting                                    |2.92              |3.21              |3.31              |
|thereof abroad                              |1.30              |1.55              |1.63              |
|Internet Access                            |2.51              |2.81              |2.91              |
|thereof DSL                                  |2.36              |2.67              |2.78              |
|Total                                            |6.55              |7.23              |7.46              |@@end@@

The report on the 1st quarter of 2008 will be published on May 9, 2008.

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Further inquiry note:
Marcus Schaps
Head of Press and Public Relations
United Internet AG
Elgendorfer Strasse 57
56410 Montabaur
Germany
Tel: +49 2602/96-1076
Fax: +49 2602/96-1013
E-mail: mschaps@united-internet.de
Internet: www.united-internet.de

Branche: Telecommunications Services
ISIN:      DE0005089031
WKN:        508903
Index:    Midcap Market Index, TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share,
              Technologie All Share
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
              Börse Berlin / free trade
              Börse Hamburg / free trade
              Börse Stuttgart / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Börse Hannover / free trade
              Börse München / free trade



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