United Internet AG

United Internet: Preliminary figures with record levels for sales, earnings and customer contracts. Earnings per share up more than 52%.

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United Internet: Preliminary figures with record levels for sales, earnings and customer contracts. Earnings per share up more than 52%.

Montabaur, March 11, 2008. The Management Board  of  United  Internet AG  today announced the Group's preliminary, unaudited results according to IFRS  for  the fiscal year 2007. The figures reveal further record levels  of  sales,  earnings and customer contracts.

According to preliminary figures, consolidated sales of United Internet AG  grew by 26.7 percent in fiscal year 2007 to EUR  1,487.4 million  (prior  year:  EUR 1,174.1 million). Preliminary earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation  and amortization (EBITDA) improved by 39.6 percent, from EUR 221.2  million  (prior- year figure) to EUR 308.8 million. Preliminary earnings before taxes (EBT) rose by 36.9 percent, from  EUR  171.3  million  (prior-year  figure) to  EUR  234.5 million. EBT includes various non-recurring items with a net positive effect  of EUR 2 million. According to preliminary calculations, earnings per  share  (EPS)

@@start.t2@@improved by 52.4 percent, from  42  cents  to  64  cents  per  share.  Including discontinued operations, EPS rose to 93 cents.

|Annual comparison in EUR million        |2006          |2007          |Growth        |
|Sales                                                  |1,174.1      |1,487.4      |26.7%         |
|EBITDA                                                 |221.2         |308.8         |39.6%         |
|EBT                                                      |171.3         |234.5         |36.9%         |
|EPS in EUR                                          |0.42          |0.64          |52.4%         |

|Quarterly comparison in EUR million  |Q4 2006      |Q4 2007      |Growth        |
|Sales                                                  |329.7         |414.3         |25.7%         |
|EBITDA                                                 |44.0          |73.3          |66.6%         |
|EBT                                                      |30.9          |52.5          |69.9%         |
|EPS in EUR                                          |0.09          |0.17          |88.9%         |@@end@@

At year-end, United Internet had  7.23  million  fee-based  customer contracts, with year-on-year growth of 920,000. Of this total, the   Information  Management product line accounted for  1.21  million,   the  Webhosting  business  for  3.21 million, of which 1.55 million were outside Germany,  and  Internet  Access  for 2.81 million, of which 2.67 million  were  DSL  contracts.  In  comparison  with

@@start.t3@@December 31, 2006 the number of telephony customers  grew  by  500,000  to  1.76 million. Up to 950 million telephone minutes were  completed  per  month  (prior year: 690 million).

|Customer contracts in  |31.12.2006  |30.09.2007  |31.12.2007  |
|million                         |                  |                  |                  |
|Information Management |1.09            |1.19            |1.21            |
|Webhosting*                  |2.78            |3.14            |3.21            |
|thereof abroad*            |1.18            |1.50            |1.55            |
|Internet Access            |2.44            |2.68            |2.81            |
|thereof DSL                  |2.27            |2.54            |2.67            |
|Total                            |6.31            |7.01            |7.23            |@@end@@

* After statistical adjustment for general domain agreements of Fasthosts  Ltd., acquired in 2006.

The final audited and certified figures for fiscal year 2007 will  be presented at the annual press conference in Frankfurt on April 4, 2008.

About United Internet With over 7  million  customer  contracts,   United  Internet  AG  is  a  leading Internet Service Provider (ISP). In its "Product" segment,  the  Group's  value- added internet services and fast internet connections are  directed  at  private users, small/home offices (SoHos) and  small  to  mid-size   enterprises  (SMEs). These  groups  are  served  by  the  brands   GMX,  WEB.DE,  1&1,  InterNetX  and Fasthosts. In addition to its "Product" business, the Group is also  engaged  in "Online Marketing" via the brands AdLINK Media, affilinet and Sedo.

Marcus Schaps Head of Press and Public Relations United Internet AG 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

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Further inquiry note:
Marcus Schaps
Head of Press and Public Relations United Internet AG
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
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