The payout for the previous year should amount to € 0.50 per share, as of the MDax group announced on Wednesday in Montabaur. A year earlier there had been only 5 cents dividend, because the United the Internet has bought with its telecommunications subsidiary 1&1 Drillisch 2019 expensive mobile frequencies for the new 5G wireless data. CEO Ralph Dommermuth owns around 42.5 percent of the United Internet share. The sales and earnings of United Internet are to move this year, approximately at the level of 2019. As revenue rose 1.8 percent to 5.2 billion euros. United Internet currently accounts for a sluggish Hardware business with Smartphones and Tablets of the subsidiary 1&1, Drillisch, in addition, the company reduced the Online advertising space for the private customers, such as GMX and Web.de.

earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization climbed by 5.4 percent to 1.27 billion euros. However, that was due to the changed accounting conditions in the case of Leasing, without this, the operating result would have fallen by just under 2 percent.

the bottom line to the shareholders profit attributable of 396,4 million Euro. Per share, it increased to 2.13 euros to 94 cents, a year earlier. In particular, the weak share price development with the participation of Tele Columbus had put United Internet 2018 high impairment.

The telecommunications subsidiary 1&1, Drillisch, United Internet boss Ralph Dommermuth, the incumbent network provider Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica Germany wants to attack, increased the number of customer contracts year-on-year to 790 000. At 1&1 Drillisch alone, sales rose by 1.1 percent to 3.67 billion euros, the operating result decreased by more than 5 percent to 683,5 million euros.

dpa