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"We would be pushing hard our mobile CDMA services."

(Feb 18, 2004)

In an interview with Equitymaster, Mr. Pandit talks about the challenges in the Indian telecom industry, how he proposes to grow Tata Teleservices Maharashtra amidst these changes, and his vision for the company.

Hughes Tele: Positive numbers

(Oct 24, 2002)

Hughes Tele announced its second quarter results recently. After having extended its service to nine more cities in Maharashtra, the company's revenues and operating profits have been consistently improving each quarter that is reflected in its financials. However, subscriber addition per quarter even on a smaller base seems to have slowed down off late.

Hughes Tele: All round performance

(Jul 18, 2002)

Hughes Tele.com, the private basic service provider in Maharashtra and Mumbai, continues to record impressive performance. There has been a sharp rise in profits at the operating level, which could be on the back of higher capacity utilisation and consequent benefits of economies of scale.

Hughes Tele: All around improvement

(May 30, 2002)

Hughes Tele.com's path to growth continues. One of India's leading private telephony and broadband companies, it has reported an 81% growth in revenues during FY02. The company pruned its losses by 29% YoY to report a lower loss of Rs 1.5 bn. In the fourth quarter, the company reported approximately 24% growth in revenues and a lower loss of Rs 442 m (down from Rs 1.4 bn last year).

"We see Hughes Telecom as a major broadband service provider...."

(Dec 22, 2001)

In an interview with Equitymaster, Mr. Bajpai shared his views on various issues like regulatory scenario and emerging trend in the Indian telecommunication sector.

Hughes Tele: Robust topline growth

(Oct 8, 2001)

Hughes Tele.com (HTL), the private sector basic telephony service provider in Mumbai and Maharashtra, has reported a robust growth in sales for 1QFY02. Income from telephony services has increased by 85.2% to Rs 1,160 m for the first half of the current year. It has also posted an operating profit for 1HFY02.

Hughes Tele: Enabling communication through differentiation

(Aug 25, 2001)

This company is one of the first entrants in the Indian private basic telecommunication segment and is backed by one of the pioneers in telecom technology in the world. Hughes Tele.com, though a slow starter, has emerged as one of the key players in the basic telephony segment.

Hughes Tele: Breaking even

(Jul 12, 2001)

Hughes Tele.com, the basic and broadband service provider in Maharashtra and Mumbai, has reported a robust growth in sales for 1QFY02. Net revenues have gone up sharply by 81.7% to Rs 545 m backed by a 13.3% rise in subscriber base in 1QFY02 to 85,000 (70,000 in FY01).

Hughes Tele: On schedule

(May 18, 2001)

Hughes Tele.com (HTL), the basic service provider in Mumbai and Maharashtra, has reported a lower net loss of Rs 2,088 m in FY01 compared to Rs 2,701 m in FY00. The net loss is even lower than what the company had projected during its Initial Public Offering (IPO) last year.

Hughes Tele: A story sold early…

(Apr 17, 2001)

Hughes Tele.com Ltd. (HTL) is the competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) in the Mumbai and Maharashtra & Goa circles. The company launched its IPO in September '00 at Rs 12. Currently, the scrip is trading at a discount of 34% to the issue price.

Hughes Tele: The broadband play

(Mar 27, 2001)

Hughes Tele.com Limited (HTL), the private sector basic service provider in the state of Maharashtra & Goa, has reported a less than projected sales for the third quarter ended 31st December 2000. But given the scalability of its state-of-art infrastructure and its aggressive marketing efforts, prospects are rosy.

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