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United Internet acquires 10,798,817 shares in freenet AG from MSP Holding

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Montabaur, December 29, 2008. United Internet AG (ISIN DE0005089031) and Drillisch AG (ISIN DE0005545503) today concluded a supplementary agreement regarding MSP Holding GmbH, in which each company holds a 50% stake, which owns 23,550,000 shares in freenet AG, Büdelsdorf, corresponding to 18.39% of voting rights. United Internet AG will acquire 10,798,817 shares in freenet AG from MSP Holding GmbH, equivalent to 8.43% of voting rights. The proceeds will be used to reduce the financial liabilities of MSP Holding GmbH. After executing this share transfer, MSP Holding GmbH will still hold 12,751,183 shares in freenet AG, or 9.96% of voting rights. Drillisch AG continues to hold 7.52% of the voting rights in freenet AG. Due to the contractual voting commitment between United Internet AG and Drillisch AG, there is no difference in the share of voting rights in freenet AG held by United Internet AG, which still totals 25.91%.

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Further inquiry note:

Marcus Schaps
Head of Press and Public Relations
United Internet AG
Elgendorfer Strasse 57
56410 Montabaur
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
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