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Telekom Austria Group - Results for the Full Year 2015

Published: February 9, 2016; 19:01 · (Vindobona)

Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces its results for the full year and fourth quarter 2015, ending 31 December 2015.

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Vienna, 9 February 2016 - Today, the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC
US: TKAGY) announces its results for the full year and fourth quarter 2015,
ending 31 December 2015.

Highlights > Group revenues stable at EUR 4,026.6 mn reported (clean EUR
4,096.8 mn) as higher revenues in the Austrian and Additional Markets segment
offset declines in the Bulgarian, Croatian and Belarusian segments > Group
EBITDA comparable growth of 6.7% year-on-year to EUR 1,372.6 mn (clean: EUR
1,370.9 mn, +4.0%) > Austria: 7.6% year-on-year clean EBITDA comparable growth
supported by cost cutting as well as successful ring-fencing of premium
customer business > International markets negatively impacted by FX (BYR
devaluation of 29.2% in 2015) and macroeconomic environment > Strong
operational development in Croatia and Belarus driven by high data demand > M&A
transactions (Blizoo in Bulgaria, Amis in Slovenia and Croatia, ONE in the
Republic of Macedonia) strengthen convergent positions > Net income of EUR
392.8 mn (2014: EUR -185.4 mn) > Group outlook for 2016: approx. +1% revenues
(on a constant currency basis, except for Belarus); CAPEX* of approx. EUR 750
mn and intended dividend of EUR 0.05/share**

* Does not include investment in spectrum and acquisitions. ** Intended
proposal to the Annual General Meeting 2017.

Further information about the results can be found here:
http://www.telekomaustria.com/en/ir/interim-results

The earnings release can be found here:
http://cdn1.telekomaustria.com/final/en/media/pdf/results-qu4-2015.pdf

Disclaimer for forward-looking statements: This document contains
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are usually
accompanied by words such as "believe", "intend", "anticipate", "plan",
"expect" and similar expressions. Actual events may differ materially from
those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a number
of factors. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and
uncertainties. A number of important factors could cause actual results or
outcomes to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking
statement. Neither Telekom Austria Group nor any other person accepts any
liability for any such forward-looking statements. Telekom Austria Group will
not update these forward-looking statements, whether due to changed factual
circumstances, changes in assumptions or expectations. This report does not
constitute a recommendation or invitation to purchase or sell securities of
Telekom Austria Group.

Further inquiry note:
Matthias Stieber
Director Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 (0) 50 664 39126

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company: Telekom Austria AG
Lassallestrasse 9
A-1020 Wien

mail: investor.relations@telekomaustria.com

WWW: www.telekomaustria.com/ir
sector: Telecommunications
ISIN: AT0000720008
indexes: WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
stockmarkets: official market: Wien
language: English

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