A1 Telekom Austria Group

Telekom Austria Group achieves growth in revenues, EBITDA and net result in the second Quarter 2017

Vienna, 19 July 2017

Highlights for the second quarter of 2017

  • Group total revenues increased by 4.0% (reported: +5.1%), with service revenue growth in all markets except from the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia, despite roaming regulation impact.
  • Group EBITDA growth of 7.8% (reported: 9.1%) mainly due to growth in Belarus, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia and the Republic of Macedonia.
  • Reported net result increased by 36.5% in the second quarter of 2017 from EUR 82.4 mn to EUR 112.5 mn.
  • Results on a reported basis were supported by:
  • The acquisition of the fixed-line operator Metronet in Croatia, which was closed on 15 February 2017. The company has been consolidated as of 1 February 2017.
  • The acquisition of the fixed-line provider Atlant Telecom and its subsidiary TeleSet in Belarus, consolidated as of 1 December 2016.
  • There were no one-off effects included in the second quarter of 2016 and 2017.
  • Launch of cloud services in Croatia, Bulgaria and Belarus

“We are continuing our good path, driven by a solid performance in our markets. In the second quarter we saw an increase in group revenues by 4.0 % and the EBITDA rose by 7.8% and negative effects from the stepwise abolition of retail roaming in the EU. Our net result increased by 36.5% in the second quarter of 2017 from EUR 82.4 mn to EUR 112.5 mn. According to our strategy, we are continuing to focus on growth in our core and we have been organically strengthening our capabilities thanks to M&A activities. On the innovation side we have launched a new set of cloud services in Austria as well as our marketplace offer within the footprint” .says Alejandro Plater, CEO & COO Telekom Austria Group.

*The highlights for the second quarter and the first half of 2017 are published in line with the reporting date of our parent company América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. The detailed information will be published on 25 July 2017. 

Proforma view in EUR millionQ2 2017 reportedQ2 2016 proforma% change1-6 M 2017 reported1-6 M 2016 proforma% change
Total revenues 1,082.9 1,041.2 4.0 2,141.9 2,058.7 4.0
thereof total service revenues*) 966.4 939.8 02. Aug 1,922.5 1.861.3 03. Mrz
Wireless revenues 663.2 646.9 02. Mai 1,307.2 1,275.8 02. Mai
thereof service revenues 536.1 531.9 0.8 1,060.2 1,051.7 0.8
thereof equipment revenues 105.2 94.3 11. Jun 201.8 184.2 09. Jun
Fixed-line and other revenues 419.7 394.3 06. Mai 834.6 783.0 06. Jun
EBITDA 359.3 333.3 07. Aug 698.9 670.7 04. Feb
% total revenues 33.2% 32.0%   32.6% 32.6%  
EBIT 146.5 116.4 25. Aug 272.9 235.9 15. Jul
% total revenues 13.5% 11.2%   12.7% 11.5%  
             
Wireless indicators Q2 2017 reported Q2 2016 proforma % change 1-6 M 2017 reported 1-6 M 2016 proforma % change
Wireless subscribers (thousands) 20,677.0 20,481.8 1.0 20,677.0 20,481.8 1.0
Postpaid 15,140.2 14,845.2 2.0 15,140.2 14,845.2 2.0
Prepaid 5,536.8 5,636.6 - 1.8 5,536.8 5,636.6 - 1.8
MoU (per Ø subscriber) 307.0 309.0 - 0.6 304.7 303.7 0.3
ARPU (EUR) 08. Jul 08. Jul 0.0 08. Jun 08. Mai 0.4
Churn (%) 1.9% 1.8%   1.9% 1.9%  
             
Wireline indicators Q2 2017 Q2 2016 % change 1-6 M 2017 1-6 M 2016 % change
  reported proforma   reported proforma  
RGUs 5,899.0 5,902.6 - 0.1 5,899.0 5,902.6 - 0.1

* including other operating income
Proforma figures include effects of M&A transactions executed between the start of the comparison period and the end of the reporting period

Detailed information can be found in the trading statement:  https://www.telekomaustria.com/en/newsroom/ir-news

About Telekom Austria Group
Telekom Austria Group, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, is a leading provider of digital services and communications solutions in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 24 million customers, currently operating in seven countries: Austria and Slovenia (A1), Bulgaria (Mobiltel), Belarus (velcom), Croatia (Vipnet), the Republic of Serbia (Vip mobile) and the Republic of Macedonia (one.Vip).

Offering communications, payment and entertainment services as well as integrated business solutions, Telekom Austria Group achieved revenues of more than 4 billion Euros by year end 2016. Over 18.000 employees and state of the art broadband infrastructure make digital business and lifestyle possible and enable people, companies and things to connect everywhere anytime. As European unit of América Móvil, the third largest wireless services provider in the world, Telekom Austria Group is headquartered in Vienna and gives access to global solutions.

For further information please visit our Website at www.telekomaustria.com/en/home or follow us on Twitter twitter.com/TA_Group

For further information, please contact:
Barbara Grohs, Director Group Communications & Sustainability
Mobile: +43 664 66 39693, E-Mail: barbara.grohs@telekomaustria.com

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