HIGHLIGHTS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2016
U.S. Dollar bond issue
In September 2016, Deutsche Telekom International Finance B.V. with the guarantee of Deutsche Telekom AG issued a U.S. dollar bond for institutional investors of USD 2.75 billion in four tranches at very favorable conditions: a 3-year variable-interest tranche with a volume of USD 250 million and a markup of 45 basis points above the 3-month USD Libor; a 3-year fixed-interest tranche with a volume of USD 750 million and a coupon of 1.5 percent; a 5-year tranche with a volume of USD 1.0 billion and a coupon of 1.95 percent; and a 7-year tranche with a volume of USD 750 million and a coupon of 2.485 percent.
Investments in networks and spectrum
Payment for the acquisition of mobile spectrum in Poland. A payment of around EUR 0.5 billion was made on July 4, 2016 for mobile spectrum acquired by T-Mobile Polska in June 2016.