Last year too, in the same quarter, the consolidated net loss stood at Rs 51.7 crore. Its EBITDA jumped 37% to Rs 104.4 crore compared to Rs 76.1 crore in Q4 FY19. In the previous fiscal, the EBITDA stood at Rs 90.5 crore.
The MSO’s revenue increased 18% to Rs 449.8 crore as against Rs 381 crore. The revenue stood at Rs 384.7 crore in the year ago period. The cable TV subscription income was up 28% at Rs 216.7 crore from Rs 169.9 crore. On a YoY basis, the subscription income jumped 38% to Rs 157.4 crore. Placement revenue stood at Rs 78.7 crore which is a 35% jump on QoQ basis and 5% on YoY basis. Activation revenue dropped 3% to Rs 15.3 crore. On a YoY basis, the activation revenue dropped 13%.
If we look at its broadband revenue, it stayed flat at Rs 133.8 crore compared to Rs 132.4 crore in Q4 FY19 and Rs 129.8 crore in Q1 FY19. Total expenditure jumped 20% to Rs 356.6 crore from Rs 297.2 crore. In the previous fiscal, the expenditure stood at Rs 297.8 crore.
Pay channel cost saw a minor 1% decline to Rs 130.1 crore from Rs 131.4 crore. On a YoY basis, the pay channel cost dropped 15% from Rs 153.9 crore.
Its broadband home passes increased to 5.5 million. The broadband subscriber stood at 840,000 compared to 810,000 in Q4 FY19. The company stated that the FTTH markets are leading growth in customers acquisition. It is focussed on doubling net additions momentum Q2 onwards.