34 Other financial obligations

The following table provides an overview of Deutsche Telekom’s other financial obligations:

millions of €
  Dec. 31, 2017
  Total Due within
1 year
Due > 1 year
 ≤ 5 years
Due
> 5 years
Purchase commitments regarding property, plant and equipment 2,837 2,595 211 31
Purchase commitments regarding intangible assets 520 422 97 1
Firm purchase commitments for inventories 5,134 2,969 2,165
Other purchase commitments and similar obligations 11,821 5,671 5,302 848
Payment obligations to the Civil Service Pension Fund 3,099 404 1,304 1,391
Purchase commitments for interests in other companies 2,386 2,386
Miscellaneous other obligations 15 15
  25,812 14,447 9,094 2,271

Purchase commitments for interests in other companies mainly comprise the contractual commitments from the company acquisitions agreed in the fourth quarter of 2017. Commitments of EUR 1.9 billion arose from the agreed acquisition of UPC Austria GmbH, while commitments of USD 325 million (around EUR 271 million) arose from the agreed acquisition of Layer3 TV Inc. Furthermore, the agreed acquisition of Tele2 Netherlands Holding N.V. results in a commitment of EUR 190 million for the cash component to be paid. For additional explanations on agreed corporate transactions, please refer to the section “Summary of accounting policies – Changes in the composition of the Group and other transactions.”