This section provides additional information and explains recent changes in the contingent liabilities and assets as described in the consolidated financial statements for the 2022 financial year.
Claims relating to charges for the shared use of cable ducts. In the claims filed by Vodafone Deutschland GmbH and Vodafone Hessen et al. (now Vodafone West GmbH) against Telekom Deutschland GmbH alleging excessive charges for the use of cable ducts, which were referred by the Federal Court of Justice back to the responsible Higher Regional Courts, the plaintiff Vodafone Deutschland GmbH has since updated its demand for relief, which it now puts at approximately EUR 826 million plus interest for the period from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2022. At present, the financial impact cannot be assessed with sufficient certainty.
Proceedings against T‑Mobile US in consequence of the cyberattack on T‑Mobile US in August 2021. In the proceedings against T‑Mobile US in relation to the cyberattack on T‑Mobile US in August 2021, the competent court issued an order on June 29, 2023 granting final approval of the agreement dated July 22, 2022 to settle the federal class action lawsuit. The order has been appealed, leading to a delay in the conclusion of the proceedings.