Press release – Elektrim and Deutsche Telekom

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Paris, June 18, 2008

Press release – Elektrim and Deutsche Telekom

The Warsaw court has recognized today the Arbitral Award issued on November

26, 2004, in Vienna (Second Vienna Award) in the dispute between Elektrim and Deutsche Telekom (DT), most importantly including the fourth point of the award deciding that:

it (the tribunal) has no jurisdiction over Telco and DT’s claims against Telco cannot be entertained in this arbitration

Telco’s position is that this award does not bind Telco and therefore cannot affect Telco’s ownership rights. The Austrian Supreme Court already reached the same conclusion in December 2006 when analysing the meaning of this award. It is for Polish courts only to decide of PTC’s ownership rights in the pending proceedings following May 21, 2008, Warsaw Appeal Court decision’s. Telco is the legitimate owner of 48% of PTC and Vivendi owns directly and indirectly 51% of PTC.


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