(6) Other Operating Expenses

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2014

2013

Interconnection

314,890

401,428

Repairs and maintenance

165,936

169,011

Services received

177,818

182,608

Concession fees

45,844

36,955

Advertising and marketing

144,725

158,558

Other support services

149,405

149,009

Rental and lease expenses

166,287

160,812

Commissions

72,731

76,887

Bad debt expenses

48,645

43,989

Other consulting

10,468

12,220

Legal consulting

5,548

5,007

Travel expenses

15,761

16,216

Other taxes

13,357

15,146

Energy

56,419

58,258

Transportation

26,916

27,575

Training expenses

7,789

7,887

Net loss from retirement of fixed assets

1,041

8,538

Other

53,570

60,392

Other operating expenses

1,477,149

1,590,496

In 2013, bad debt expenses of other receivables (see Notes (14) and (20)) of TEUR 6,004 were included in line item other, since 2014 they are reported in line item bad debt expenses. In 2013, concession fees of TEUR 36,955 were included in line item services received and in other, since 2014 they are reported in a separate line item. The 2013 comparison period was adjusted accordingly.

Impairment losses and reversal of impairment losses for trade and other receivables classified as loans and receivables are recognised in bad debt expenses.

Gains and losses from the retirement of fixed assets are offset. The resulting net gains are reported as other operating income, the resulting net losses are reported as other operating expense.

At the Annual General Meeting on 28 May 2014, Deloitte Audit Wirtschaftsprüfungs GmbH, Vienna (“Deloitte”) was appointed as group auditor for Telekom Austria Group. Expenses related to the group auditor amount to:

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2014

2013

Audit fees

698

634

Other reviews

1,965

0

Fees Deloitte

2,663

634

Other reviews mainly relate to expenses for the capital increase (see Note (29)).

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