Selected financial data of the Deutsche Telekom Group.
Here you can find information about our mid and long-term Group development based on earnings and key financial figures. Since the 2005 financial year, Deutsche Telekom AG has been reporting according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The financial figures from 2004 and previous years were based on the German GAAP.
a Calculated on the basis of millions for greater precision. Changes to percentages expressed as percentage points.
b Deutsche Telekom defines EBITDA as profit/loss from operations before depreciation, amortization and impairment losses.
c EEBITDA, EBITDA adjusted for special factors, net debt, and free cash flow are non-GAAP figures not governed by the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). They should not be viewed in isolation as an alternative to profit or loss from operations, net profit or loss, net cash from operating activities, the debt reported in the consolidated statement of financial position, or other Deutsche Telekom key performance indicators presented in accordance with IFRS. For detailed information and calculations, please refer to the section on "Development of business in the Group" of the combined management report in this Annual Report, page 76 et seq.
d Figures for 2006 include EUR 3.3 billion for the acquisition of licenses.
e Since the beginning of the 2007 financial year, Deutsche Telekom has defined free cash flow as cash generated from operations less interest paid and net cash outflows for investments in intangible assets (excluding goodwill) and property, plant and equipment. Prior-year figures have been adjusted accordingly.
f Subject to approval from the 2012 shareholders' meeting concerning the dividend payments for the 2011 financial year. For more detailed explanations, please refer to Note 28 in the notes to the consolidated financial statements, "Dividend per share" on page 214.
g Relating to the shareholder remuneration policy adopted in 2010 for the 2010 to 2012 financial years.
h Including treasury shares held by Deutsche Telekom AG.