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NDTV clocks 24.5 % growth in FY06; revenues Rs 2.24 billion

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MUMBAI: Prannoy Roy's NDTV has recorded 24.49 percent growth in fiscal 2005-06 with total revenues of Rs 2.239 billion.

NDTV's revenues were up from the Rs 1.798 billion recorded in fiscal 2004-05, the company has stated.

Q4 FY' 06 saw NDTV hitting its highest ever revenues at Rs 704.4 million versus Rs 497 million in the corresponding quarter of the previous year, representing a 41.73 per cent year-on-year growth.

Expectedly, the rise in personnel costs took a huge chunk out of the company's net with profit after tax after ESOP for Q4 FY' 06 standing at Rs 20.1 million. If ESOPs are discounted then net profit for Q4 has increased 22 per cent to Rs 125.5 million as against Rs 102.9 million in Q4 FY' 05. There were no ESOPs granted last year.

Following the results, NDTV has declared a dividend of 20 per cent.

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

During the year the company made significant investments in building new businesses and strengthening and consolidating its existing business.

NDTV's advertising base has seen an impressive growth this year. The network has added 637 new advertisers and 810 new brands in its portfolio, taking its advertising universe to over 2000. A reflection of the group's marketing strength is also the strategic tie-up with the Microsoft Network, under which NDTV's subsidiary, NDTV Media Ltd represents and carries out all marketing activity for MSN exclusively in India.

The reach of the NDTV News Network's unduplicated reach amongst C&S households has increased to 90.8 per cent, the highest amongst all news networks. NDTV has also extended its global presence across Africa, Asia, Europe and the US. This year it entered into strategic tie-ups with DirecTV, BskyB and ATN to launch NDTV 24x7 in the US, UK and Canada respectively.

NDTV's website ndtv.com has emerged as India's number one news and television portal, attracting over 200 million page views and 1.2 million unique visitors every month. The focus on monetizing the website by adding transaction based portals - Travel, Gadgets, Shopping, Commodities, Profit, Movies and Music, has begun to drive revenues this year.

"In this year the company has put in significant investments into building new businesses and going forward we are committed to maximizing shareholder value by capitalizing on these investments," NDTV chairman Dr Prannoy Roy was quoted in the statement as saying.

Additionally, NDTV has entered into an agreement with Genpact a leading business and technology services company, to jointly offer outsourcing services to the global media and entertainment industry. This is the first of its kind Media Process Outsourcing company in India which will focus on providing cost effective, high quality media services.

This year also heralded NDTV's entry into high end-consultancy for news services. The company has entered into a joint venture agreement with Astro Broadcast of Malaysia to provide consultancy for setting up news channels in Malaysia and Indonesia. The Indonesian channel will be launched shortly.

The NDTV Group, together with other strategic investors, also acquired a minority shareholding in 3 radio companies that hold licenses for FM radio broadcasting in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata under the brand name of RED FM. The company sees tremendous cross media synergies in extending its presence in the radio sector.

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