October 22nd, 2021 9:24 PM 3 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio ARPU Up by 3.7% to Rs 143.6 in Q2 FY22

Reliance Jio’s average revenue per user (ARPU) has gone up to Rs 143.6 in the September quarter. It is a growth of 3.7% compared to the ARPU of the preceding quarter. Not only that, but the company’s quarterly net profit also increased from Rs 3,651 crore in Q1 FY22 to Rs 3,728 crore in Q2 FY22. Talking about the half-yearly performance, Jio’s net profit for the first half of the... Read More

October 20th, 2021 11:18 AM 7 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio, Airtel Would Focus on 2G Subscribers for ARPU Growth

It is not just the tariff hike that is going to make a difference for the top two telecom operators in India. Both Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel would want to make use of the opportunity to attract 2G subscribers for converting to 4G since that would help the telcos with increasing their average revenue per user (ARPU). Currently, there are over 300 million 2G subscribers in India. If these... Read More

October 17th, 2021 11:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel, Vi to See Higher ARPU in Q2 FY22: Analysts

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi) are expected to see higher average revenue per user (ARPU) in the second quarter of FY22. The analysts believe that because of the removal of the base plan (Rs 49 plan) by both the telcos, their ARPU will see a 4.5% to 6% sequential growth. At the same time, both operators will also see a higher subscriber churn rate because of the increase in... Read More

October 13th, 2021 9:15 AM 2 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel ARPU Expected to Go Up With Recent Offer

Bharti Airtel’s average revenue per user (ARPU) is expected to drive up in the near term. The analysts have said that much of the telco’s 2G user base will also be retained and converted into 4G because of the recent smartphone offer. This will help the telco reduce the churn rate. At the same time, with converting from 2G to 4G, customers will naturally start paying more which will mean... Read More

September 22nd, 2021 2:54 PM 3 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Low ARPU Concern Over Long-Term

Reliance Jio’s low average revenue per user (ARPU) figure is a concern over the long term. Jio likes to play on large scales and keep its profits marginal from each user. Because of this, the telco’s ARPU is considerably less than that of its top competitor Bharti Airtel. Yes, even with marginal profits from individual users, the telco’s total volume of profits is quite high. Jio has been able to... Read More

September 18th, 2021 6:16 PM 30 COMMENTS

Telecom Operators Might See ARPU Rise Without Tariff Hikes

The telecom operators in India started witnessing a drop in the ARPU (average revenue per user) in recent years due to the low-cost plans. Eventually, the telcos claim to have made losses and the government of India approved the telecom relief package recently so that they can make up for the losses. However, to generate increased revenue, telcos need to increase their tariff, which is not possible in the current... Read More

September 8th, 2021 7:57 PM 0 COMMENTS

HBO Max India Launch Uncertain, Subscriber Growth Expected from Lower ARPU Regions

WarnerMedia, a leading media and entertainment company regularly conducts market research with its users to “test a wide range of possible offers and price points” for its services, says its spokesperson. In response to a query sent by TelecomTalk, a WarnerMedia spokesperson said that the reports suggesting a potential launch of HBO Max in India “do not reflect any current plans.” HBO Max, a streaming service run by WarnerMedia, is... Read More

September 6th, 2021 2:35 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Subscriber, Employee Base to Bear Effects of Low ARPU: ICRA

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is the most affected telecom operator because of the current industry norms and regulations. The sector is financially stressed and at the bottom of the table is Vodafone Idea burdened with adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues, other statutory dues and thousands of crores worth of loans from lenders. Vi needs the industry to regain momentum in terms of overall revenues as soon as possible. ICRA, an independent... Read More

August 22nd, 2021 7:09 AM 52 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, Airtel Expected to See Strong ARPU Gains

Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have not got any relief when it comes to the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues. Both the telcos have to pay thousands of crores in AGR dues to the government as per the Supreme Court (SC) order. While it is possible for Bharti Airtel to pay the dues comfortably, the same can’t be said for Vodafone Idea, which is struggling with its financials a lot.... Read More

August 15th, 2021 9:02 AM 31 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea 4G Subscribers Rise Amidst Falling ARPU

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has been on the run trying to improve its average revenue per user (ARPU) figure for quite a while to maximise its earnings. The telco has reported an ARPU of Rs 104 in Q1 FY22 (April - June 2021). In comparison, the telco had an ARPU of Rs 114 in the same period last year. So there’s an ARPU drop of Rs 10 in one year for... Read More

August 7th, 2021 1:34 PM 28 COMMENTS

Airtel Recent Tariff Hikes To Hoist ARPU

To elevate the ARPU earnings in the micro and macro terms, Bharti Airtel has hoisted the floor prices of various prepaid and postpaid plans. Since the telco giant is facing AGR dues pressure and expansion projects default, the hike in floor price is bound to increase the average revenue per user (ARPU) of the telco. The information was revealed by India Ratings and Research Private Limited. Bharti Airtel has comfortably... Read More

August 5th, 2021 9:05 PM 7 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel ARPU Rise Sets Good Precedent for the Industry

Bharti Airtel followed with its quarterly earnings report filing a few days back. Not only this, but the Bharti Airtel CEO, Gopal Vittal, also shared his thoughts on the performance of the company and said things about the future plans of Bharti Airtel. Two major telecom companies of India, Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel, have come out with their quarterly figures now. Being the first quarter of the new financial... Read More

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