Airtel Digital TV posts flat EBITDA, revenue declines

Airtel Digital TV brand revenue declined to Rs 958.5 crore compared to Rs 964.2 crore in the trailing quarter.

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Apr 25, 2018 11:39 AM

Bharti Airtel’s direct to home (DTH) arm Bharti Telemedia’s, which offers DTH service under Airtel Digital TV brand, revenue declined to Rs 958.5 crore compared to Rs 964.2 crore in the trailing quarter.


EBITDA for the quarter ended March 31 remained flat at Rs 370.1 crore as against Rs 370.8 crore in the previous quarter. EBITDA margin also remained flat at 38.6% compared to 38.5% a quarter ago.

During the current quarter, the company’s capital expenditure was Rs 206.4 crore compared to Rs 236 crore. The operating free cash flow during the quarter was at Rs 163.7 crore compared to Rs 134.8 crore.
Net customer additions during the quarter were 230,000 compared to 416,000 in the trailing quarter.

YoY Comparison:

EBITDA was up 16% at Rs 1422.6 crore compared to Rs 1221.9 crore.

Revenue jumped 10% to Rs 3757 crore as against Rs 3420.6 crore.

Operating cash flow was up 9% at Rs 394.9 crore compared to Rs 361.1 crore.

Total customers increased 10.6% to 14.16 million from 12.8 million.

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