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08.11.2007 – 20:34

United Internet AG

euro adhoc: quarterly or semiannual financial statement
Record figures again for United Internet Earnings per share up 36%

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9-month report
08.11.2007
Montabaur, November 8, 2007. The Management Board of United Internet 
AG today adopted the Group's consolidated results according to IFRS 
for the first nine months of 2007. The figures reveal further record 
levels of sales and earnings. Earnings per share grew by 36%.
Consolidated sales of United Internet AG achieved year-on-year growth
of 27.1% to EUR 1,073.1 million (comparable prior-year figure after 
deconsolidation and completed sale of twenty4help: EUR 844.4 
million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and 
amortization (EBITDA) grew by 32.9% from EUR 177.2 million 
(comparable prior-year figure) to EUR 235.5 million. Earnings before 
taxes (EBT) of the United Internet Group improved by 29.6% from EUR 
140.4 million (comparable prior-year figure) to EUR 182.0 million. 
These earnings figures include a non-recurring net positive effect 
from the Online Marketing segment in the second quarter of 2007 of 
EUR 16.8 million in EBITDA and of EUR 7.4 million in EBT. Earnings 
per share (EPS) climbed 117.1% from EUR 0.35 (split-adjusted 
prior-year figure) to EUR 0.76, of which EUR 0.28 (prior year: EUR 
0.02) was from discontinued operations.
|Nine-month comparison in EUR      |9 months    |9 months    |Growth      |
|million                           |2006        |2007        |            |
|Sales                             |844.4       |1.073.1     |27.1%       |
|EBITDA                            |177.2       |235.5       |32.9%       |
|EBITDA without one-off positive   |177.2       |218.7       |23.4%       |
|effect                            |            |            |            |
|EBT                               |140.4       |182.0       |29.6%       |
|EBT without one-off positive      |140.4       |174.6       |24.4%       |
|effect                            |            |            |            |
|EPS in EUR                        |0.35        |0.76        |117.1%      |
|Of which from continued operations|0.33        |0.48        |45.5%       |
|Of which from discontinued        |0.02        |0.28        |-           |
|operations                        |            |            |            |
|EPS in EUR (from continued        |0.33        |0.45        |36.4%       |
|operations) without one-off       |            |            |            |
|positive effect                   |            |            |            |
|Quarterly figures in EUR million  |Q3 2006     |Q3 2007     |Growth      |
|Sales                             |295.2       |375.1       |27.1%       |
|EBITDA                            |66.1        |76.6        |15.9%       |
|EBT                               |53.1        |60.1        |13.2%       |
|EPS in EUR                        |0.14        |0.16        |14.3%       |
|Of which from continued operations|0.13        |0.16        |23.1%       |
|Of which from discontinued        |0.01        |-           |-           |
|operations                        |            |            |            |
The number of fee-based customer contracts grew to 7.07 million as of September
30, 2007 (prior year: 6.05 million). Of this total, the Information Management
product line accounted for 1.19 million (prior year: 1.07 million), the
Webhosting business for 3.20 million (prior year: 2.73 million), of which 1.55
million were outside Germany (prior year: 1.16 million), and Internet Access
for 2.68 million (prior year: 2.25 million), of which 2.54 million were DSL
contracts (prior year: 2.07 million). In comparison with September 
30, 2006 the number of telephony customers grew by 560,000 to 1.60 
million. Over 800 million telephone minutes were completed per month 
(prior year: 540 million). The number of DSL connection customers 
also continued to grow: it rose to 2.19 million (prior year: 1.59 
million).
|Customer contracts in million    |30.09.2006   |30.06.2007   |30.09.2007   |
|Information Management           |1.07         |1.16         |1.19         |
|Webhosting                       |2.73         |3.11         |3.20         |
|thereof abroad                   |1.16         |1.47         |1.55         |
|Internet Access                  |2.25         |2.57         |2.68         |
|thereof DSL                      |2.07         |2.42         |2.54         |
|Total                            |6.05         |6.84         |7.07         |
Information Management: excluding test contracts Internet Access and 
DSL: excluding provider-independent VoIP flat rate contracts
end of announcement                               euro adhoc 08.11.2007 19:58:00

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: TecDAX, Technologie All Share, HDAX, Midcap Market Index,
Prime All Share, CDAX
Börsen: Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
Börse Berlin / free trade
Börse Hamburg / free trade
Börse Stuttgart / free trade
Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
Börse Hannover / free trade
Börse München / free trade

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