revenue has seen a marginal decline (0.9 per cent), but Dish
TV has seen subscriber growth while ARPUs (average revenue
per user) have climbed from Rs 151 to Rs 156. With Dish TV
taking a price increase of Rs 20 in the first week of July
across all its monthly packs, the ARPU for this fiscal should
rise to around 5 per cent.
churn rate has bettered to 1 per cent, against 1.1 per cent
in the trailing quarter.
TV added 504,000 gross subscribers in the quarter ended 30
June, taking its total base to 13.4 million gross and 9.8
million net subscribers at the end of the quarter. The company
is on track to achieve its target of 2.5 million new subscribers
in the fiscal.
sustained its downward movement, closing at 1% per month,
while ARPU strengthened to Rs 156, mainly due to the price
hikes taken previously.
at the cost front helped enhance operating margins despite
normalised lease rentals flattening the top-line growth. Enhanced
offer fee, coupled with higher number of subscriber adds sequentially,
maintained subscriber acquisition cost largely in line with
the previous quarter, Goel said.