Full year results 2007
With EUR 19.3 billion, the Group stabilized its adjusted EBITDA at around the prior-year level of EUR 19.4 billion and even surpassed its target of approximately EUR 19 billion. This was mainly attributable to the cost savings of EUR 2.3 billion in the “Save for Service” program, surpassing the scheduled EUR 2 billion.
Deutsche Telekom published its Group report on the development of the business from January 1, 2007, to September 30, 2007, on November 8, 2007.
During the third quarter of 2007, Deutsche Telekom stabilized its business in Germany and recorded further growth internationally, primarily with its mobile communications activities. While the Group’s total revenue in the first three quarters rose by 2.8 percent year-on-year to EUR 46.7 billion, its international revenue improved by 14.4 percent. At EUR 23.7 billion, Deutsche Telekom’s international revenue consequently accounts for roughly half (50.7 percent) of its total revenue.
Deutsche Telekom expects to meet its adjusted EBITDA forecast of around EUR 19 billion for the financial year and has almost reached its target of EUR 6 billion ahead of schedule with free cash flow amounting to EUR 5.8 billion at the end of the third quarter. The Group therefore anticipates that its free cash flow (before payment of dividends) will actually exceed projections and reach around EUR 6.5 billion in 2007.
Deutsche Telekom published its Group report on August 9, 2007, on the development of the business from January 1, 2007, to June 30, 2007, and confirmed its financial targets for 2007.
Deutsche Telekom continued to strengthen its international position and recorded significant revenue growth on international markets during the first half of 2007. Overall, net revenue increased by 3.5 percent year-on-year to EUR 31 billion in the first six months of the year. At Group level, adjusted EBITDA fell by 2.1 percent in the first half of 2007 to EUR 9.6 billion. The Group’s performance nevertheless picked up in the second quarter with an increase of 1.8 percent, contrasting with the 5.8 percent decrease year-on-year in the first three months.
International revenue rose by 14.6 percent in the first half of the year to EUR 15.6 billion. Deutsche Telekom thus generated over half of its revenue outside Germany.
Deutsche Telekom published its Group report on the development of the business from January 1, 2007 to March 31, 2007, on May 10, 2007.
Deutsche Telekom increased net revenue by 4.1 percent to 15.5 billion euros in the first quarter of 2007. A drop in domestic revenue was offset by strong international growth, which rose by 15.5 percent to 7.7 billion euros - adding up to roughly 50 percent of revenues of the Group in the first quarter of 2007.