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Nov 26, 2021 | Updated on Nov 26, 2021

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MTNL: Going nowhere?

Aug 13, 2004

MTNL, the public sector telecom behemoth, had recently announced disappointing financial performance for the June quarter. While at the first look the 12% growth in bottomline seems encouraging, if one were to discount the rise in other income, the growth would have been marginal. The topline too has disappointed, registering a 3% YoY fall in the June quarter. MTNL has witnessed a sharp fall in its operating margins further indicating the weakness of its financial performance.

MTNL: Wrong number!

Dec 11, 2003

In the rapidly growing Indian telecom market, there are a host of companies that are competing with each other to garner a larger share of the overall subscriber base.

MTNL vs Bharti Tele

Jul 29, 2003

MTNL is the largest player in basic telephony in Mumbai and Delhi whereas Bharti Televentures is the market leader in the cellular segment. Bharti operates in 15 circles of the total 22 circles. Though these companies are not strictly comparable as MTNL has a head start, but we are attempting to strike a comparison between the two as Bharti is fast moving up the ladder.

MTNL: Gathering moss

Jul 22, 2003

MTNL has not yet declared its 1QFY04 results. In the meanwhile let’s have a look at the trend of its 1st quarter results of the last 4 years. As seen in the table below, the sales (read revenues) in the last few years have been sluggish. This can be attributed to a variety of factors predominantly, its operating inefficiencies and strong competition from private operators both basic and cellular. Its operational inefficiencies can be measured with reference to its employees per line. It had e

MTNL: Woes continue

May 2, 2003

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), has posted a poor performance for the full year ended March 2003. While revenues from its core businesses i.e. basic and cellular services have declined, there has been a significant pressure on the operating margins as well. Net profit for FY03 is lower by 31%.

VSNL: No surprises

Nov 20, 2002

After six months of tussle with BSNL and MTNL, VSNL has finalised its revenue share agreement. While the international long distance telephony (ILD) major has agreed to match revenue share for outgoing calls (from India to say US), a compromise formula has been arrived at in the case of incoming calls.

MTNL: Twilight zone

Oct 25, 2002

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has posted yet another dismal performance for the second quarter ended September 2002. While revenues have declined sharply, lower operating margins has had significant impact on profitability as well.

MTNL: No respite in sight

Jul 31, 2002

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the public sector basic and cellular service provider, has posted a lacklustre performance for the first quarter ended June 2002. While revenues have slipped marginally, operating margins have declined sharply on account of its venture into the cellular segment. But the company is yet to adjust for new revenue share regulation, pending agreement with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). This has not been accounted for in 1QFY03 performance.

VSNL: Valuation conundrum

Jun 11, 2002

VSNL’s plan to invest Rs 12 bn for a 26% stake in Tata Teleservices, the basic service provider in select Southern states, has sparked many discussions. The main point of concern is the valuation of Tata Teleservices. We have done a comparative study of valuations of listed basic service providers like MTNL, Hughes Tele and Bharti.

MTNL: On the crossroads

May 22, 2002

The private sector telecom majors, post the opening up of the sector, are giving a tough time for the PSU incumbents. This is reflected in MTNL's (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) FY02 performance. The PSU major, which provides basic and cellular services in Mumbai and Delhi, reported a 12% fall in profits. We take a look at the performance of the company in FY02 and future growth prospects.

MTNL: The growth engine lacks power

Feb 9, 2002

MTNL is the country’s second largest basic telephony service provider (BSP). It provides basic telephony service in Mumbai and Delhi and its subscriber base as of March 2001 stood at 4.3 m, a market share of 14%. Since both these circles are two of the largest metros in the country, one being the financial capital (Mumbai) and other the political capital (Delhi), MTNL has been benefited from its monopoly position. However, the gradual entry of private sector players post liberalisation of the In

MTNL: Margins plunge

Jan 31, 2002

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the state owned basic service provider in Mumbai and Delhi, has reported a sharp drop in profits for the third quarter ended December 31, 2001. Margins have fallen drastically in the current quarter.

WiLL: MTNL kicks off the race

Dec 31, 2001

After a big tussle between cellular and basic operators, Wireless in Local Loop (WiLL) is finally here. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the state owned basic service provider (BSP) in Mumbai and Delhi, has launched its WiLL service in Mumbai. This is expected to trigger another round of reduction in airtime charges in the cellular segment.

MTNL: Problems a plenty

Dec 4, 2001

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) made a 'soft debut' in the US markets last month. But it has failed to attract much interest amongst investors. The reasons for this are multi-fold.

MTNL: Tumbling profitability

Oct 31, 2001

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has posted a 14.5% drop in net profits for the second quarter ended September 30, 2001. The transition into a 12% revenue sharing regime has had a significant impact on profitability of the company.

Telecom PSUs: Profits under pressure

Oct 15, 2001

Telecom PSUs like Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) and Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) have been the centre of activity in recent weeks. Here we take a brief look at the revenue mix of both the companies and their future prospects.

MTNL: Growth under threat

Sep 6, 2001

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the state owned basic service provider in Mumbai and Delhi, is witnessing considerable activity on the bourses and for reasons not for its liking. The scrip has fallen by almost 44% in the last eight months after having touched Rs 212 (the 52-week high). What is the reason for this volatility?

MTNL: Margins under threat

Aug 1, 2001

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, the basic service provider in Mumbai and Delhi, has reported a stagnant growth in net profits for the first quarter ended 30th June 2001. Revenues from telecom services have gone up by 6.8% to Rs 14,593 m in the first quarter.

MTNL: A long wait

Jun 20, 2001

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the state owned basic service provider in Mumbai and Delhi is one of the top losers on the bourses over the last one year. The scrip has fallen from Rs 250 in June 2000 to Rs 130 in June 2001, a fall of 48% or a loss of Rs 75 bn in market capitalisation.

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