Telekom Austria AG

EANS-Voting Rights: Telekom Austria AG
Publication of an Announcement according to art. 93 BörseG with the objective of Europe-web publication

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  Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is
  responsible for the content of this announcement.
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Release according to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide
distribution

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name:    Citigroup Inc.
Place:   Wilmington, Delaware 
State:   USA


Announcement According to § 91ff Austrian Stock Exchange Act

Vienna, 1 August 2016: Today, the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US:
TKAGY) was informed about the following:


1. Issuer: Telekom Austria AG
2. Reason for the notification: Acquisition / disposal of instruments
                        Acquisition or disposal of financial/other instruments
3. Person subject to notification obligation

      Name: Citigroup Inc.
      City: Wilmington, Delaware
      Country: USA

4. Name of shareholder(s): Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Citigroup Global
Markets Funding Luxembourg
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 28/07/2016


6. Total positions

                 % of voting    % of voting        Total of both   Total number
                 rights         rights through     in % (7.A+7.B)  of voting
                 attached to    financial/other                    rights of
                 shares (7.A)   instruments                        issuer
                                (7.B.1 + 7.B.2)                                

Resulting          3.90 %           11.71 %          15.62 %       664,500,000 
situation on                                                          
the date on                                                           
which                                                                 
threshold was                                                         
crossed /                                                             
reached                                                               

Position of                                                           
previous                                                              
notification                                                          
(if                                                                   
applicable)



Details
7. Notified details of the resulting situation:


A. Voting rights attached to shares
                                         
ISIN Code          Number of voting rights             % of voting rights
                  Direct         Indirect             Direct        Indirect
              (Sec 91 BörseG)  (Sec 92 BörseG)   (Sec 91 BörseG) (Sec 92 BörseG)

AT0000720008                     25,943,824                          3.90%
SUBTOTAL A              25,943,824                           3.90%


B 1: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 91a para. 1 No. 1 BörseG

Type of         Expiration    Exercise      Number of voting          % of
instrument      Date          Period        rights that may           voting
                                            be acquired if            rights
                                            the instrument
                                            is exercised

Call-Option     07/08/2023      NA            51,887,646                7.81%
Swap            04/08/2023      NA            25,943,824                3.90%
       
                              SUBTOTAL B.1    77,831,470               11.71%



B 2: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 91a para. 1 No. 3 BörseG


Type of     Expiration  Exercise   Physical /      Number of      % of
instrument  Date        Period     Cash Settlement voting rights  voting rights
              
                                    SUBTOTAL B.2                        



8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification
obligation:
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
the financial/other instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate
controlling natural person or legal entity:


No.         Name         Directly     Shares held    Financial/other    Total of
                         controlled   directly (%)   instruments held   both (%)
                         by No.                      directly (%)           

1           Citigroup                                                    
            Inc.                                                         

2           Citigroup       1            3.90 %           3.90%          7.80%
            Global                                                       
            Markets                                                      
            Limited                                                      
 
3           Citigroup       2                             7.81%          7.81%
            Global                                                 
            Markets                                               
            Funding
            Luxembourg



9. In case of proxy voting
Date of general meeting: -
Voting rights after general meeting: - is equivalent to - voting rights.

10. Additional Comments:
Please note, the call option held on Citigroup Global Markets Funding
Luxembourg was the result of an inter-company booking with Citigroup Global
Markets Limited.



Contact:
Matthias Stieber
Director Investor Relations
Telekom Austria Group
Phone: +43 (0) 50 664 39126
E-mail: matthias.stieber@telekomaustria.com

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
mailto: matthias.stieber@telekomaustria.com

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 
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issuer:      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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