wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Updated: Vodafone India Q2 FY13: 2.1M 3G Subs, 32M Data; Voice Revenue Declines

Update: Updated with highlights from the H1FY13 results. Vodafone India reported data revenue of GBP 85 million for the quarter ended 30th September 2012 (Q2-FY13), up 2.41% quarter on quarter, and down 4.49% year on year. Messaging revenue for the company was GBP 36 million, down 5.26% quarter on quarter, and an alarming 42.86% year on year. The company, as of 30th September 2012 reported 32 million active data customers, of which approximately 2.1 million were 3G data customers. Vodafone's India revenue declined to GBP 990 million for the quarter, down 4.45% quarter on quarter, and 4.33% year on year. Q2 is typically the toughest quarter for telecom companies in India. Note that the decline in voice revenues should also be seen in conjunction with the decline in voice minutes (down to 144,012 million from 148,042 million last quarter), and a decline in customer base (down 1.04 million to 152,665 million; more data in our datasheet below). According to Vodafone, "Customer growth in Q2 slowed as customer acquisition costs were reduced, lowering the level of multiple SIM activation, which had a positive effect on margin. At the same time, the anniversary of the introduction of SMS termination fees in Q2 of the prior financial year has also impacted second quarter growth"..."There was also a lower rate of growth at Indus Towers following a slow down in tenancies from new entrants and a change in the pricing structure for some existing customers." Data & Messaging The combination of data and messaging, as indicated in the…

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

Founder @ MediaNama. TED Fellow. Asia21 Fellow @ Asia Society. Co-founder SaveTheInternet.in and Internet Freedom Foundation. Advisory board @ CyberBRICS

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement

News

Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?

News

A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'

News

India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...

News

There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ