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End of the T‑Mobile US share buy-back program from September 2022

In the period from January 1, 2023 to September 30, 2023, T‑Mobile US bought back around 77.5 million additional shares with a total volume of USD 11.0 billion (EUR 10.3 billion) under the share buy-back program announced on September 8, 2022. This puts the total number of shares that have been repurchased since the program’s inception in September 2022 at around 98.8 million at a price of USD 14.0 billion (EUR 13.2 billion). The budget for the share buy-back program was therefore fully exhausted by the end of September 2023.

As of September 30, 2023, Deutsche Telekom’s stake in T‑Mobile US amounted to 47.9 %. Taking the treasury shares held by T‑Mobile US into account, Deutsche Telekom had a 52.1 % stake in T‑Mobile US as of September 30, 2023. The percentage of T‑Mobile US shares for which Deutsche Telekom can exercise voting rights, based on an agreement concluded with SoftBank in connection with the acquisition of Sprint, amounted to 55.9 % as of September 30, 2023.

T‑Mobile US shareholder return program from September 2023

On September 6, 2023, T‑Mobile US announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a shareholder return program of up to USD 19 billion that will run from October 1, 2023 through December 31, 2024. The program comprises additional share buy-backs and dividends to be paid out on a quarterly basis. The amount available for share buy-backs will be reduced by the amount of any dividends approved by the Board of Directors of T‑Mobile US.

On September 25, 2023, the T‑Mobile US Board of Directors declared an initial cash dividend of USD 0.65 per share for the fourth quarter of 2023, which will be paid out on December 15, 2023. EUR 0.4 billion of the cash dividend is attributable to Deutsche Telekom’s stake and EUR 0.3 billion to non-controlling interests in T‑Mobile US.

In the period from October 1, 2023 to October 20, 2023, T‑Mobile US bought back around 5.5 million shares with a total volume of USD 0.8 billion (EUR 0.7 billion) under the share buy-back program.

For further information on the overview of dividend payments attributable to non-controlling interests in T‑Mobile US, please refer to the section “Shareholders’ equity.”