A decline in SMS as a percentage of revenues appears to have pushed down the share of non-voice revenues for Bharti Airtel's mobile operations in India. Non voice revenues (Data, VAS, SMS) in India declined for yet another quarter to 14.27% of total, down for the third consecutive quarter. Non voice revenues were 14.5% in the previous quarter, 14.6% the quarter before that, and at their peak at 15% for the quarter ending 31st March 2011. SMS as a percentage of mobile revenues declined to 9% from 9.48% the previous quarter. So, for yet another quarter, Airtel's voice business is being outpaced by its non-voice business. Last quarter, Airtel had said that it was yet to fully implement the TRAI directive on Activation of VAS Services, which requires the explicit consent of the customer. The quarterly report only states the terms…
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