Idea Cellular Ltd, India's number 3 telecoms firm, reported a third straight quarterly loss on Thursday, reeling in the wake of a price war wrought by upstart entrant Reliance Jio. The company reported a net loss of Rs 8.15 billion ($127.13 million) for the three months ended June 30 after posting a profit of Rs 2.20 billion a year earlier. Analysts on average estimated a loss of Rs 6.71 billion, Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S data showed. Idea's capital expenditure guidance for the full year 2018 is Rs 60 billion, it said. Reliance Industries, led by ...
Amid price war, Idea posts third straight quarterly loss of Rs 815 cr in Q1
The telecom firm income fell by about 14% to Rs 81.82 billion
Reuters Last Updated at July 27, 2017 17:43 IST