June 2021 \ Business & Investment \
Rs 759 crore net profit for Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel in May reported a net profit ...

  • Mr Gopal Vittal

Bharti Airtel in May reported a net profit of Rs 759 crore for the January-March quarter. During the same period of FY20, the company had reported a loss of 5,237 crore. Its revenues for the period under review rose 17.6 per cent to Rs 25,747 crore.

India revenue was at Rs 18,338 crore increased by 17.5 per cent YoY on a comparable basis and 9.6 per cent YoY on a reported basis. Mobile revenues grew by 19.1 per cent YoY on a comparable basis on account of the improved realizations as well as strong customer addition, said a company statement. ARPU continues to be best in industry, Q4’21 at Rs 145 vs Rs 135 in Q4’20 on a comparable basis, an outcome of the company’s focus on acquiring quality customers as well as up-trading and up-gradation of customers to 4G. The company continues to garner a strong share of the 4G net ads in the market. 4G data customers increased by 31.5 per cent YoY to 179.3 million, an addition of 43.0 million 4G customers over the last 4 quarters.

Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO, India & South Asia, said: “Our services are the digital oxygen that the country needs in this challenging time as we experience a vicious second wave of COVID-19. I am grateful to our people who are doing all they can to strengthen our network experience and serve our customers braving massive odds. It is this relentless focus on customer obsession that has allowed us to deliver another consistent quarter in terms of performance.”


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