Airtel Digital TV adds 479,000 subscribers in 2Q 2018

Thursday, July 26th, 2018 
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NEW DELHI, India — Bharti Airtel Limited (“Bharti Airtel” or “the Company”) today announced its audited consolidated Ind-AS results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018.

Digital TV Services

As on June 30, 2018, the company had its Digital TV operations in 639 districts. DTH had 14.65 Mn customers at the end of the quarter, which represents an increase of 10.0%, as compared to the corresponding quarter last year. Net customer additions for Digital TV during the quarter were 479K. ARPU for the quarter was at Rs 229 as compared to Rs 228 in the corresponding quarter last year.

Operational Performance – India – Digital TV

                                  Unit  Jun-18  Mar-18  Dec-17  Sep-17  Jun-17  Mar-17  Dec-16  Sep-16
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Digital TV Customers              000s  14,646  14,168  13,937  13,521  13,314  12,815  12,588  12,405
Net additions                     000s     479     230     416     207     499     228     183     256
Average Revenue Per User (ARPU)     Rs     229     228     233     233     228     228     232     232
Average Revenue Per User (ARPU)     US     3.4     3.5     3.6     3.6     3.5     3.4     3.4     3.5
Monthly Churn                        %    0.7%    1.1%    1.2%    1.4%    0.9%    1.2%    1.3%    1.2%

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