United Internet AG

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quarterly or semiannual financial statement / United Internet posts most successful 1st quarter of its history Earnings per share up 46.2%

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quaterly report

07.05.2008

Ad hoc announcement acc. to Sec. 15 WpHG

United Internet posts most successful 1st quarter of its history

Earnings per share up 46.2%

Montabaur, May 7, 2008. The Management Board of United Internet AG today adopted the Group's consolidated results according to IFRS for the first quarter of 2008. There was strong year-on-year growth in all key performance indicators.

Consolidated sales of United Internet AG achieved year-on-year growth of 19.3%, from EUR 336.9 million to EUR 402.0 million. Earnings before interest, taxes,

depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) grew by 31.2%, from EUR 63.4  million  to
EUR 83.2 million. Net income grew by 46.0%, from  EUR 30.9  million  (comparable
prior-year figure) to EUR 45.1 million. Earnings per share (EPS) climbed  46.2%,
from EUR 0.13 (comparable prior-year figure) to EUR 0.19.

|Quarter comparison in EUR      |Q1 2007      |Q1 2008      |Growth       |
|million                        |             |             |             |
|Sales                          |336.9        |402.0        |19.3 %       |
|EBITDA                         |63.4         |83.2         |31.2 %       |
|Net income                     |30.9         |45.1         |46.0 %       |
|EPS in EUR                     |0.13         |0.19         |46.2 %       | 

The number of fee-based customer contracts grew to 7.46 million as of March 31, 2008 (prior year: 6.55 million). Of this total, the Information Management product line accounted for 1.24 million (prior year: 1.12 million), the Webhosting business for 3.31 million (prior year: 2.92 million), of which 1.63 million were outside Germany (prior year: 1.30 million), and Internet Access for 2.91 million (prior year: 2.51 million), of which 2.78 million were DSL contracts (prior year: 2.36 million). In comparison with March 31, 2007 the number of telephony customers grew by 540,000 to 1.91 million. Over 1 billion telephone minutes were completed per month (prior year: 780 million).

|Customer contracts in million    |31.03.2007   |31.12.2007   |31.03.2008   |
|Information Management           |1.12         |1.21         |1.24         |
|Webhosting                       |2.92         |3.21         |3.31         |
|thereof abroad                   |1.30         |1.55         |1.63         |
|Internet Access                  |2.51         |2.81         |2.91         |
|thereof DSL                      |2.36         |2.67         |2.78         |
|Total                            |6.55         |7.23         |7.46         | 

The report on the 1st quarter of 2008 will be published on May 9, 2008.

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Further inquiry note:

Marcus Schaps
Head of Press and Public Relations
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
Index: Midcap Market Index, TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share,
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