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Den Network‘s broadband subscribers quadrupled in FY-16

BENGALURU: Den Networks Ltd (Den) reported 413 percent growth in broadband customers in the fiscal ended 31 March 2016 (FY-16, current year) as compared to FY-15. The company reported 95,000 in the current year as compared to 23,000 in the previous year. For the quarter ended 31 March 2015 (Q4-16, current quarter) Den add 19,000 broadband (20 percent quarter-over-quarter or q-o-q growth), it had 76,000 subscribers in Q3-16. Its Broadband segment operating revenue increased to fivefold in FY-16 as compared to FY-15. Broadband segment’s revenue in FY-16 was Rs 40.62 crore as compared to Rs 8.08 crore in the previous year. Broadband average revenue per user (ARPU) in Q4-16 was Rs 780, Rs 20 more than the ARPU of Rs 760 in the immediate trailing quarter and Rs 21 more than the ARPU of Rs 759 in the corresponding year ago quarter.

Note: The unit of currency in this report is the Indian rupee - Rs (also conventionally represented by INR). The Indian numbering system or the Vedic numbering system has been used to denote money values. The basic conversion to the international norm would be:

(a) 100,00,000 = 100 lakh = 10,000,000 = 10 million = 1 crore.

(b) 10,000 lakh = 100 crore = 1 arab = 1 billion.

Den’s broadband segment’s operating loss in the current year increased to Rs 78.26 crore as compared to an operating loss of Rs 47.06 crore in the previous year.

Post Activation Broadband revenue in Q4-16 also more than quadrupled (450 percent) year-over-year (y-o-y) at Rs 15.23 crore as compared to Rs 3.43 crore and increased 27.3 percent q-o-q from Rs 11.96 crore.

Broadband segment’s operating loss in the current quarter was higher y-o-y as Rs 16.12 crore as compared to Rs 15.46 crore, but lower q-o-q as compared to Rs 19.57 crore

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