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 27 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

August 4th, 2021 6:51 PM 4 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel CEO Explains Reasons Behind Rise in ARPU

Bharti Airtel CEO sat down for the quarterly earnings call today and revealed some of the major insights into what the company is planning for the upcoming quarters, some of its partnerships, and how it has been able to ramp up its ARPU ahead of the other telcos. Gopal Vittal said that some of the recent tweaks made in the plans of Bharti Airtel, both on the prepaid and postpaid... Read More

August 3rd, 2021 6:00 PM 20 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel ARPU Jumps Marginally in April-June Quarter

Regardless of the muted revenues because of the spike in COVID-19 cases and the lockdowns, Bharti Airtel has been able to improve its average revenue per user (ARPU) marginally. The telco has reported an ARPU gain of Rs 1 in the April-June 2021 quarter. Even though the ARPU gain is evident, the highlight for the telco during the quarter is huge dip in profits. Bharti Airtel reported a consolidated profit... Read More

July 27th, 2021 8:30 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel and Jio Chase the Same Goal of High ARPU With Differing Methods

Until now, the story of Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel has almost run a parallel course in the industry when it comes to the highly sought after metric of Average Revenue Per User (ARPU). Bharti Airtel, the Sunil Bharti Mittal led telecom operator, has been focusing on driving up its revenue via high-quality services and high paying subscribers. At the same time, Reliance Jio has equally diversified its subscriber base... Read More

July 26th, 2021 6:50 PM 38 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Exceeds Expectations In Profits But Gets Limited By ARPU

Reliance Jio’s quarterly earnings report has been under a hot discussion from analysts, investors, and telecom subscribers alike. The telecom operator’s and RIL’s combined earnings reports have been making rounds of the internet because of the peculiarity in the figures, which point us to look deeply into what is going on with the telco’s finances and subscriber addition. To recall, Reliance Jio’s Average Revenue Per User (ARPU), the highest chased... Read More

July 12th, 2021 1:15 PM 1 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio to See Stagnant ARPU Growth in June

Telecom operators in India are witnessing a roller coaster ride in terms of mobile revenue. The renowned telecom operators Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel are expecting to have decent sequential growth in mobile revenue and ARPU in the June quarter. However, Vodafone Idea, on the other side, is facing adversities due to default AGR dues, network issues and subscriber fall. As reported by analysts, the telco giant is set to... Read More

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