Cable TV

Q2-2016: Hathway Bhawani YoY sales up 10.4%, loss down

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/cable_tv_images/2015/11/06/hathway-bhawani.jpg?itok=55QbzWVn

BENGALURU: Hathway Bhawani Cabletel and Datacom Limited (HBCDL) reported a 10.4 per cent YoY growth in net sales or Income from Operations (TIO) for the quarter ended 30 September, 2015 (Q2-2016, current quarter) at Rs 419.74 lakh as compared to Rs 380.14 lakh. Current quarter’s TIO was almost flat (increased 0.6 per cent) QoQ as compared to Rs 416.32 lakh.

Note: 100,00,000 = 100 lakh =10 million = 1 crore

The numbers in this report are mentioned in Rs lakh in general.

The company reported a lower loss in the current quarter at Rs 12.50 lakh as compared to the loss of Rs 50.14 lakh in the corresponding year ago quarter and a loss of Rs 18.52 lakh in the immediate trailing quarter.

HBCDL’s EBIDTA including ‘Other Income’  (Operating profit) was Rs 10.11 lakh 2.4 per cent margin) as compared to an operating loss of Rs 23.82 lakh in Q2-2015 and was over six times (6.6 times) the EBIDTA of Rs 1.53 lakh reported for Q1-2016.

Let us look at the other numbers reported by HBSDL

HBDCL’s Total Expenditure in the current quarter increased 1.3 per cent YoY to Rs 435.62 lakh (103.8 per cent of TIO) from Rs 429.90 lakh (113.1 per cent of TIO) and was almost flat (declined 0.5 per cent) QoQ from Rs 437.96 lakh (105.2 per cent of TIO).

A major expense head for the company is Pay Channel & Feed Charges (Pay channel). The company’s Pay channel costs in Q2-2016 declined 5.9 per cent YoY to Rs 200.29 lakh (47.7 per cent of TIO) from Rs 212.88 crore (56 per cent of TIO), but increased 1.9 per cent QoQ from Rs 196.49 lakh (47.2 per cent of TIO).

Employee Costs in the current quarter reduced by 12.1 per cent YoY to Rs 36.70 lakh (8.7 per cent of TIO) from Rs 41.75 lakh (11 per cent of TIO), but increased 3.5 per cent QoQ from Rs 35.45 lakh (8.5 per cent of TIO).

The company’s Provision for doubtful receivables in Q2-2016 increased 38.1 per cent YoY to Rs 43.50 lakh (10.4 per cent of TIO) as compared to Rs 31.50 lakh (8.3 per cent of TIO), but declined 18.7 per cent QoQ from Rs 53.50 lakh (12.9 per cent of TIO).

Interest costs in the current quarter reduced 3.9 per cent YoY to Rs 5.15 lakh (1.2 per cent of TIO) from 5.36 lakh (1.4 per cent of TIO) but increased 2.8 per cent QoQ from Rs 5.01 lakh (1.2 per cent of TIO).

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/07/court.jpg?itok=VGZT1e9Z
MSOs move Madras HC seeking relief on inter-connect pacts

MUMBAI: The All India Digital Cable Federation (AIDCF) had filed a petition in the Madras High Court few days back pleading a directive to broadcasters to maintain a status quo on renegotiating agreements between TV channels and MSOs till a final judicial call was taken on TRAI’s new tariff regime...

Cable TV Multi System Operators
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/04/rajesh_0.jpg?itok=MdmBXAkK
Siti bullish on broadband: Rajesh Sethi

Mumbai: Despite uncertainty in many quarters, these are interesting times for people following the multi-system operator (MSO) industry. Recently, Siti Networks Ltd (Siti) released its Q2 and H1 results for 2017-18, reigniting the hope for growth in the industry. Announcing growth in operating...

Cable TV People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/11/30/louis.jpg?itok=BK_0OU5t
Louis Boswell appointed CASBAA CEO

CASBAA Association has appointed Louis Boswell, senior media and digital business leader in Asia, as the chief executive officer (CEO). Boswell will begin his tenure on 1 January 2018, succeeding outgoing CEO Christopher Slaughter.

Cable TV People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/11/28/Bibhu%20Prasad%20Rath.jpg?itok=ibHBXDgS
Multiple challenges weaken Ortel numbers in second quarter

Hit by multiple challenges, Indian regional multi-system operator (MSO) reported lower numbers and posted a net loss – the second one this fiscal- for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2-18, quarter under review). The company expects stabilization of business to happen one year down the line...

Cable TV Multi System Operators
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/11/20/comcast.jpg?itok=83-etJml
Now, Comcast in talks to buy 21st Century Fox

According to several reports, 21st Century Fox is on the block and Philadelphia-based cable TV conglomerate Comcast is interested. Comcast has approached Fox about acquiring most of the company. Reportedly, Verizon, the biggest wireless carrier in the US, has also thrown its hat into the ring....

Cable TV Multi System Operators
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/11/13/casbaa.jpg?itok=INiAN1Jy
CASBAA elects new board directors

The Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA) has announced the election of several new directors to its board, and the return of a number of long-serving directors.

Cable TV People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/11/13/cable%20800x800.jpg?itok=2G-o8INC
Workshop to train manpower in cable TV distribution

NEW DELHI: A workshop is being held on 27 November to deliberate on the importance of skilling, certification and accreditation of the manpower deployed in cable TV distribution.

Cable TV Multi System Operators
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/11/10/Den-Networks_SN-Sharma.jpg?itok=xOHtVNMk
Higher subscription & activation lead Den's turnaround in Q2

BENGALURU: Indian multi system operator (MSO) Den Network (Den) reported growth in operating revenue, operating profit (EBIDTA) and profit after tax (PAT) for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2-18, current quarter) as compared to the corresponding year ago quarter. In Q2-17 (the corresponding...

Cable TV Multi System Operators
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/11/07/cable.jpg?itok=GZ9jF8MX
GTPL reports higher numbers for second quarter

Indian multi system operator (MSO) and broadband internet services (broadband) provider GTPL Hathway Limited (GTPL) has reported a year-over-year (y-o-y) growth in standalone as well subsidiary companies’ operating profits and net profits for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2-18, current...

Cable TV Multi System Operators

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories