The 2017 financial year

Record investments drive growth at Deutsche Telekom

  • Group meets all financial targets for 2017
  • Revenue up 2.5 percent in 2017 to 74.9 billion euros; organic growth of 3.6 percent
  • Adjusted EBITDA up by 3.8 percent; organic growth of 4.9 percent to 22.45 billion euros
  • Free cash flow up 11.3 percent to 5.5 billion euros
  • Net profit up by 29.4 percent to 3.5 billion euros; growth of 46.8 percent to 6.0 billion euros on an adjusted basis
  • Record-level investments worldwide of over 12 billion euros, of which 5.4 billion euros in Germany
  • Peak year for optical fiber in Germany
  • Another successful year for the Un-carrier
  • Growth across Europe in broadband, mobile communications, TV, and convergence products
  • Dividend expected to rise for the third time in succession; proposal of 65 eurocents per share to the shareholders’ meeting
  • 2018 forecast: adjusted EBITDA to grow 4 percent to around 23.2 billion euros, free cash flow to increase 12 percent to around 6.2 billion euros

Net revenue

Net revenue grows by

2.5 % to
74.9 billion

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Adjusted EBITDA

Adjusted EBITDA up

3.8 % to
22.2 billion

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EBIT increases by

2.4 % to
9.4 billion

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Net profit

Net profit increases by

0.8 billion to
3.5 billion

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Net debt

Net debt increases by

0.8 billion to
50.8 billion

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Cash Capex

Cash capex up from

13.6 billion to
19.5 billion

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Free cash flow

Free cash flow increases by

0.6 billion compared with 2016

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ROCE improves by

0.1 percentage points to 5.8 %

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Letter from the Chairman

This year we have slimmed down our Annual Report and for a very specific reason: We want to concentrate on the essentials.

Sustainable development goals

The core of the 2030 Agenda comprises 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs).

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