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Oct 25, 2021 | Updated on Oct 25, 2021

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VSNL: Extraordinary effect

Oct 26, 2004

VSNL has reported improved performance in the second quarter of FY05. While the growth in topline has been only marginal, the operating margins have shown a marked improvement. Expansion in margins seems to indicate an improvement in the company's core business. We would also like to point out that though the topline growth has been negligible, it is indeed better than the performance that the company reported during the past two years, when topline had declined on a consistent basis.

VSNL: Dishnet in the net

Mar 19, 2004

Consolidation was imminent among the 189 strong ISPs (internet service providers) and the fourth largest ISP i.e. VSNL, has taken the first step towards the same. VSNL has acquired the assets of Dishnet DSL for a consideration of Rs 2.7 bn. Dishnet DSL is an ISP, that offers internet accesses by way of digital subscriber lines, apart from normal dialup connections. Considering the fact that both VSNL and Dishnet DSL have been losing market share to competitors like BSNL and Sify, this acquisitio

VSNL: Competitive pressure continues

Oct 31, 2003

VSNL announced its September quarter results yesterday, reporting topline and bottomline declines of 35% and 74% on a YoY basis. Even the performance for the half-year period was depressing as sales and profit for this period declined by 37% and 75% respectively. While operating margins were under tremendous pressure for both the periods, the fall was more prominent for 1HFY04 (decline of over 1,200 basis points).

VSNL: Dial C for Concern

Sep 5, 2003

VSNL, who only a couple of years ago was a monopoly in the business of ILD(international long distance) telephony, is finding itself in the midst of intense competition, following the decision taken by the government to open the business of ILD telephony services to private players in 2002. In this article, we will therefore try and review the performance of the company and have a look at what steps the company is taking to protect its market share from private players.

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.

VSNL: Revenues nose dive

Oct 21, 2002

There seems to be no respite in sight for Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the privatised international long distance telephony (ILD) operator. For yet another quarter, the company has posted a sharp drop in both revenues and profitability. In 2QFY03, net profit has nose-dived by a significant 33% for the quarter ended September 2002. The company meanwhile, has finalised on its proposed investment in Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL), the basic service provider under the Tata Group.

VSNL: Hit from all sides

Sep 4, 2002

The recent spat between the Communication Ministry and VSNL (effectively the Tata’s) has led to the stock price of the ILD major bring battered on the bourses. The stock is currently trading at its 52-week low levels.

VSNL: Time to deliver!

Aug 17, 2002

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) is in the process of re-inventing itself. Deregulation has actually forced the company to rethink its business plan. Apart from what the company is aiming to become, we discuss in detail the possible fallout of the proposed investment by VSNL in Tata Teleservices (TTL) and whether the investment would provide a competitive advantage in the long run. We also take a closer look at the synergies that the Tata Group offers for VSNL and vice versa.

VSNL: Concerns galore

Jul 30, 2002

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the privatised international long distance (ILD) service provider, has posted a sharp drop in profits and telecom revenues for the first quarter ended June 2002. The re-negotiated tariffs with international and domestic players applicable since April 2002 has had a signficant impact on its revenues.

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.

VSNL: Lower tariffs catch up

May 29, 2002

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the Tata Group's international telephony services provider, has reported an 11% drop both in FY02 revenues and net profit. The lower revenues are due to reduction in settlement rates and tariffs with respect to IPLC (international private leased circuit) and Internet services.

VSNL: To accept or not?

Apr 9, 2002

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the once monopoly in the international long distance telephony segment, was acquired by the Tata’s in the last fiscal. Tata’s acquired a 25% stake in VSNL at Rs 202 per share for a consideration of Rs 1.4 bn. The moot point from a retail investor’s perspective is whether to accept the open offer by the Tata’s, which is expected soon.

VSNL: Offering synergy

Feb 6, 2002

It is finally announced. The government has sold a 25% stake in Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) to the Tata Group at Rs 202 per share. The Government of India held a 53% stake in VSNL. Following the disinvestment, Tata Group would be required to announce an open offer for another 20% stake in the company.

VSNL: Growth concerns

Jan 30, 2002

Lower elasticity of demand, a sharp fall in accounting rate and tariff rationalisation on international long distance telephony (ILD) front have resulted in a 11% decline in profits for Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the state owned ILD service provider, in 3QFY02. Margins have also declined sharply.

VSNL: The challenge of change

Dec 10, 2001

The current year has been a rough one for Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the state owned international telephony service provider. On one hand, there is uncertainty on the disinvestment front. On the other, the tariff rationalisation has had a significant impact on profitability of the company. Meanwhile, the entry norm for private sector players in the international long distance telephony (ILD) is expected to pose a serious threat to VSNL’s core business. We analyse in detail the implica

VSNL: The tariff restructuring effect

Oct 30, 2001

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the state owned international telephony service provider, has reported a 6.1% rise in profits for the second quarter ended September 30, 2001. However, revenue from telephony services have fallen by 4.5% to Rs 15,954 m.

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.

VSNL: Taking unfair advantage

Aug 8, 2001

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the state owned international telephony and Internet service provider has ‘discovered’ a peculiar way to annoy subscribers.

VSNL: Revised tariffs lowers revenues

Jul 27, 2001

Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL), the state owned international telephony service provider, has posted a drop in net profits for the first quarter ended 30th June 2001. The reduction in international telephony rates by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has clearly taken its toll on the value growth for VSNL. However, a closer look reveals that net profit has actually gone up by 0.5%.

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