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Deutsche Telekom AG - Interim Group report - January 1 to September 30, 2011

7To our shareholders Highlights in the third quarter of 2011. Sale of T-Mobile USA to AT&T. Sale of T-Mobile USA. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) initiated legal proceedings against the planned sale of T-Mobile USA to AT&T at the U.S. District Court in Washington, District of Columbia. The successful closing of the sale of T-Mobile USA to AT&T is therefore subject to the rejection of the case by the court or a settlement. The judge assigned to the case has set the start of the hearing for February 13, 2012. The review by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is continuing at the same time. For further information, please refer to the disclosures in the notes to the interim consolidated financial statements under “Non-current assets and disposal groups held for sale.” Developments at senior management level. Changes in the composition of the Board of Management. At its meeting on July 4, 2011, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom AG appointed Claudia Nemat as the Board member responsible for Europe with effect from October 1, 2011 and also appointed Prof. Marion Schick as the Board member responsible for Human Resources and Labor Director with effect from May 3, 2012. Infrastructure investments/New products/ Connected life and work. Deutsche Telekom’s TV service has also been available by satellite since September 1. The new service transmits digital TV and radio signals via satel- lite. Interactive features including the online video store, electronic program guide (EPG), and program manager enable our customers to remotely program their hard disk recorders via the Internet connection. This TV service from Deutsche Telekom is available to around 75 percent of all households in Germany. Deutsche Telekom launches LTE in Cologne. Since July 1, 2011, our custom- ers can use the first LTE high-speed network in a major German city. Under ideal conditions, Cologne thus offers mobile bandwidth with download speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s. Mobile healthcare measuring devices available at Telekom shops. In August 2011, mobile devices for healthcare monitoring went on sale both online and in 350 Telekom shops. These devices allow users to measure, evaluate and store their blood glucose, temperature, weight, pulse, and blood pressure quickly and easily. Deutsche Telekom considers the healthcare sector to be a strategic growth area and in selling these devices in its shops is taking an important step toward becoming a provider of smart healthcare solutions. “mpass” mobile payments. Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica Germany, and Vodafone are pushing ahead with their joint activities in mobile payments. The three telecommunications companies intend to integrate their “mpass” pay- ment service in a joint venture and have signed a letter of intent to this effect. The new entity will be in charge of sales and marketing activities, as well as developing new products. More and more customers are taking advantage of convenient and secure payment via mobile or wireline Internet from mobile phones. Cloud service for utilities. Our cloud computing services will be supple- mented with the SAP industry solution for the utilities sector (SAP for Utilities). Energy providers, the housing sector, and meter operators can now lease hard- ware and software for all processes at a fixed monthly price per meter – which means Deutsche Telekom is offering this comprehensive range of services, from reading consumption data through to billing, from a single source for the very first time. Employees. OTE reached an agreement with the unions. OTE and the unions have agreed the framework of a three-year collective labor agreement. The basic terms include the following: ensuring employment for OTE’s personnel (the company will not introduce work rotation or proceed with dismissals on financial or op- erational grounds, for the duration of the collective labor agreement), reduction of personnel costs (salary grades will be reduced by approximately 11 percent for a period of three years and then will revert to current levels in January1,2015), reduction of weekly working hours (full working time will be adjusted to 35 hours per week and will increase to the current 40 hours per week from January1, 2015). Awards. Deutsche Telekom’s network is the No.1 choice. Our mobile communica- tions network is the number one choice for telephony and mobile surfing and is well prepared to cope with the growing number of smartphones and tablets. Thus, for the second time in a row, Deutsche Telekom’s mobile network won the award for best network of the year in the CHIP Online portal’s national network test.