Web18 which includes Network18’s content operations and the movie ticketing site Bookmyshow.com, has reported revenues of Rs 99.4 crores for the year ended March 31, 2012 (FY12), a 14.38% growth from Rs 86.9 crore in FY11.

Earlier in the day, we had reported that BookMyShow has recorded revenues of Rs 29.47 crore for FY12, so this indicates that the company’s content operations recorded revenues of Rs 69.93 crore, marginally down 1.24% from Rs 70.81 crore in FY11. This includes revenues from In.com, IBNLive.com, Moneycontrol.com and Firstpost.com.

Web18 Metrics

The group recorded over 30.8 million unique visits across all their sites and mobile apps for the year ending December 2011, according to Comscore metrics. In comparison, the group had recorded 27.4 million in December 2011 and 23.9 million in December 2010.

– In.com recorded 25.1 million unique monthly visitors, as of December 2011. This includes traffic to IBNLive.in.com, Cricketnext.in.com and other portals hosted on In.com. IBNLive.com (or IBNLive.in.com) recorded 4.3 million unique monthly visitors, as of December 2011.

– Moneycontrol.com recorded 5.1 million unique monthly visitors, as of December 2011, which has now increased to 8 million unique monthly visitors, as of May 2012. The company currently offers a message board called M3 for traders, a live portfolio tracker for consumers, a subscription-based service for traders called PowerYourTrade, and a portal for commodity traders called commoditiescontrol.com.

– Firstpost.com which launched in May 2011, has recorded 2.7 million unique monthly visitors, as of December 2011.

– Network18 mobile apps recorded an average of over 13 million visits and 110 million page views every month as of Dec 31, 2011, citing Google Analytics number. Among the company’s mobile offerings include iPhone, iPad, Android, Nokia, BlackBerry, Windows Phone apps and WAP site for IBNLive.com; and iPhone and iPad apps for Firstpost.com, iPhone, iPad, Android, Nokia, BlackBerry and Windows Phone apps for Moneycontrol.com and iPhone, Android and Nokia app for CricketNext. The company also says that it has built a subscriber base of over 4 million subscribers across more than 70 subscription services including SMS, WAP, IVR and other mobile platforms.

Homeshop18 Revenues

Network18 owned online retailer HomeShop18 has reported revenues of Rs. 89.6 crores for the year ended March 31, 2012 (FY12), up 26% from Rs 71.4 crore in FY11. The company said that the orders executed during the year grew by over 126% year-on-year (YoY). Homeshop claims to carry 340 brands in more than 20 product categories, which is delivered in over 1,600 towns and cities in the country, as of December 2011.

Transactions: Homeshop com clocked more than 1.9 million completed transactions through its website and telephonic sales as of December 2011, up 116% YoY. The company recorded over 2.1 million unique visitors as of Dec 2011, a 300% from approximately 0.53 million unique visitors in December 2010. It also recorded approximately 49 million page views as of December 2011, according to Comscore metrics.


NewsWire18 has reported revenues of Rs 44.8 crore for the year ended March 31, 2012 (FY12), up 12.56% from Rs 39.8 crore in FY11.