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Telecom industry is at last seeing healthy improvement in key parameters

But more gains are crucial to telecom industry given investment plans and elevated debt levels

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Telecom industry | Bharti Airtel | Reliance Jio

Devangshu Datta 

bharti airtel
Airtel gained 5 million subscribers compared to December 2021, Jio lost 13 million and VIL lost 6 million.

was the third telecom major to declare January-March quarter (Q4) results and industry trends are clearly improving. Reliance Jio, (VIL) and Airtel together control 90 per cent subscriber market share. All three raised tariffs in December, leading to higher ARPU (average revenue per user, per month). Revenue is up and EDITDA margins have improved for all. EBITDA is earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation.

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First Published: Thu, May 19 2022. 13:06 IST
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