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Belgacom Reports 2007

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2/29/2008

BRUSSELS -- Full-year guidance for 2007 met:



  • Fixed Line Services reports total revenue decline of 0.7% and an EBITDA margin of 30.8%, excluding non-recurring items
  • Mobile Communications Services total revenue decrease limited to 3.8%, with an EBITDA margin of 44.4%. Excluding imposed regulatory impacts, the revenue of MCS increased 0.9%


Belgacom Group results:


  • Total revenue of EUR 6,065 million, or a slight year-over-year decrease of 0.6%. The 2007 EBITDA margin is 33.5%
  • Free Cash Flow1 of EUR 1,210 million
  • Net income of 958 EUR million
  • EPS remained flat at EUR 2.87
  • Belgacom maintains a strong net financial position


Solid business performance:


  • Proximus added 308,796 active customers in 2007, reaching a total customer base of 4,620,232. At the same time, the churn rate was kept to an outstanding level of 15.7%
  • Belgacom proves to be a strong iDTV market player with very solid results for Belgacom TV, adding in total 165,654 new customers in 2007. This brought the total TV customer base to 305,319 at the end of December 2007, with an ARPU of EUR 16.1
  • Since the launch in April 2007, about 153,000 packs combining Internet with TV and/or mobile services were sold by Belgacom
  • ICS Belgacom posted positive results, growing its revenue with 1.4% and increasing its EBITDA margin to 7.2%, mainly thanks to a significant increase in mobile data.


Shareholder remuneration


  • On 28 February 2008, the Board of Directors decided to propose an ordinary dividend of EUR 1.68 gross per share to the Annual Shareholder Meeting of 9 April 2008 on top of the interim dividend of EUR 0.50 gross per share paid on 6 December 2007.


Belgacom SA (Euronext: BELG)

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