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Company : Dish TV India Ltd

Added 5.08 lakh subscribers in Q4
On Q-o-Q basis, for the quarter ended March 2016, operating revenues grew by 4% at Rs 799.35 crore. The company added 5.08
lakh subscribers taking the subscriber base at 14.5 million (net). Average Revenue per User (ARPU) at Rs 174 vs Rs 172 in Q3
FY16, Rs 171 in Q2 FY16 and Rs 173 in Q1 FY16. OPM declined by 178 bps at 32.6%. The profit before tax increased by 17%
to Rs 79.87 crore. The net profit stood at Rs 482.77 crore due to deferred tax of Rs 436 crore.
On Y-o-Y basis, quarter ended March 2016, operating revenues grew 10% at Rs 799.35 crore. The Subscription revenue was at
Rs 741 crore (up by 13%), lease rental at Rs 7 crore, teleport at Rs 5 crore, bandwidth at Rs 27 crore, advertisement revenue at
Rs 15 crore and others at Rs 4 crore. The company took a price hike across most of its packs in North and South India by around
4-8% with effect from March 22, 2016. OPM inclined by 237 bps at 32.6%. The profit before tax increased by 120% to Rs 79.87
crore. the net profit stood at Rs 482.77 crore due to deferred tax of Rs 436 crore
Consolidated Performance
Q4 FY16 and FY16 numbers are not comparable on a Y-o-Y basis due to the impact of increase in Service Tax to 14.5%, from
12.36%, with effect from August 2015.
Quarterly Performance (Sequential)
For the quarter ended March 2016, operating revenues grew by 4% at Rs 799.35 crore. The company added 5.08 lakh
subscribers taking the subscriber base at 14.5 million (net). Average Revenue per User (ARPU) at Rs 174 vs Rs 172 in Q3 FY16,
Rs 171 in Q2 FY16 and Rs 173 in Q1 FY16
OPM declined by 178 bps at 32.6% due to declined in programming cost and other expenditure. As a result, the operating profit
declined by 2% to Rs 260.82 crore.
Other income increased by 419% to Rs 21.80 crore. Interest cost declined by 7% to Rs 51.15 crore while depreciation &
amortization charge increased by 4% at Rs 151.60 crore. The profit before tax increased by 17% to Rs 79.87 crore.
There was tax credit of Rs 402.9 crore for the quarter due to deferred tax of Rs 436 crore. As a result, the net profit stood at Rs
482.77 crore.
Quarterly Performance (y-o-y)
For the quarter ended March 2016, operating revenues grew 10% at Rs 799.35 crore. The company added 5.08 lakh subscribers
taking the subscriber base at 14.5 million (net). Average Revenue per User (ARPU) at Rs 174 vs Rs 172 in Q3 FY16, Rs 171 in
Q2 FY16 and Rs 173 in Q1 FY16.
While a few states remained under the stay granted by respective High Courts, there were others that witnessed a demand surge.
The Subscription revenue was at Rs 741 crore (up by 13%), lease rental at Rs 7 crore, teleport at Rs 5 crore, bandwidth at Rs 27
crore, advertisement revenue at Rs 15 crore and others at Rs 4 crore.
The company took a price hike across most of its packs in North and South India by around 4-8% with effect from March 22,
2016. That said however, both Dish TV and the DTH sector in total have been reeling under the pressure of an ever increasing
Service Tax that they are still not able to pass on to the subscriber.
Churn was lower at 0.7% per month
OPM inclined by 237 bps at 32.6% due to decrease in license fees while other costs were slightly high or almost flat to adjusted
net sales. As a result, the operating profit inclined by 18% to Rs 260.82 crore.
Other income increased by 36% to Rs 21.80 crore. Interest cost increased by 12% at Rs 51.15 crore while depreciation &
amortization charge decreased 2% at Rs 151.60 crore. The profit before tax increased by 120% to Rs 79.87 crore.
There was tax credit of Rs 402.9 crore for the quarter due to deferred tax of Rs 436 crore. As a result, the net profit stood at Rs
482.77 crore.

f.85 on the bourses. had passed necessary resolutions approving the transfer of the Non-core business to the Company. if any.71 crore. with validity till 30 September 2014) on existing terms and condition.9 crore for the quarter due to deferred tax of Rs 436 crore. through Postal ballot. the Indian economy registered good economic growth as the government focused on development through reforms. Our campaign ‘Set-Top-Box Matlab Dish TV' had the desired impact while the specially designed sports packs ensured that sports fans didn't go elsewhere during the cricket season. To further strengthen our connect with the customer.52 crore compared to Rs 7. As a result.73 crore. Higher investments behind the brand not only ensured higher brand scores but a stronger brand recall as well. the net profit stood at Rs 692. shall certainly ensure growth for the industry going forward. 2016 from MIB for interim renewal of the DTH License of the company inter alia requiring the company to furnish a fresh performance bank guarantee of Rs 40 crore and to furnish undertaking to honor the financial obligation arising from change. company has requested to MIB for renewal of the aforementioned DTH license. 01 April 2015. MIB has extentend the validity for an interim period of one year (i. Top http://www. There was tax credit of Rs 402. multiple taxes like Service Tax and Entertainment Tax will continue to be levied on the DTH sector. The Company has entered into the Business Transfer Agreement with Dish Infra Services Pvt Limited (earlier known as Xingmedia Distribution Private Limited).For year ended March 2016 The operating revenues grew 14% at Rs 3059. and prospering urban areas. Notwithstanding that. Further.44%. with 24x7 power supply. Multiplicity of taxes makes it almost impossible to charge them to the subscribers. OPM inclined by 622 bps to 33. So far as the DTH industry is concerned a strong agrarian economy. regulatory and industrial developments kept us productively occupied and brought the best out of us. Depreciation & amortization charge decreased 4% at Rs 590. We are in tune with the environmental shift around us and are motivated to be ahead of the curve as complex changes take place Shareholding Pattern The Promoters stake stood at 64.94 crore. We had a well defined plan in place to target these markets. On recommendation of TRAI. we upgraded our existing service infrastructure and enhanced distribution in areas that were not up to the mark. Since the DTH license was expiring on said date . Valuation The stock is trading around Rs 84. The fast paced dynamism of technological.e. on 03 February 2015 the shareholders of the Company. The operating profit increased by 40% to Rs 1024. Fiscal 2016 was yet another year that saw global economic uncertainty take centre-stage all throughout.e. With the macro economy showing early signs of pick-up and the Met department predicting an ‘above normal' monsoon. price hikes that should have otherwise gone towards increasing the abysmally low ARPUs in the industry are now needed to maintain status quo in an adverse tax environment We had our share of ups and downs during the year but I am glad that we came out as winners at the end of it all. The company has received communication on 27th jan. for transfer of its Non-core Business on Slump Sale' basis w. further supported by government initiatives like 100% village electrification.com .42 crore Notes to accounts The Company's DTH license was valid upto 30 September 2013. Management Comments: Mr Jawahar Goel. a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. in policy governing DTH license. said. Thus covering newer territories As enforcement of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime gets delayed. Interest cost increased by 19% at Rs 208. in its meeting held on 26 August 2014. The Board of Directors of the Company. As a result. Managing Director. The profit before tax stood at Rs 289.92 crore. have approved necessary resolutions for the said transfer of Non-core business. fiscal 2017 has already started on an optimistic note.5%.capitaline.36 crore in last year.