NDTV announces Quarter 1 results for Financial Year 2008-09

July 30th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI/Business Wire India): NDTV has earned revenues of Rs. 95.5 crores during the quarter as opposed to Rs. 61.21 crores during the same quarter in the previous year, a growth of 56 per cent YoY.

– The company has made a profit after tax (PAT) of Rs. 2.08 crores as opposed to a loss of Rs. 2.15 crores on a YoY basis.

– The group has made a consolidated profit, after tax, of Rs. 524 crores, which includes an exceptional amount of Rs. 642 crores arising on dilution by subscription of shares by NBCU in an overseas subsidiary.

– The NDTV group has decided to utilize the liquidity from NBCU share subscription of over Rs. 600 crores for setting up state of the art production infrastructure such as studios and to facilitate group expansion plans in India.

– NDTV 24×7 remains a clear leader in English news.

– NDTV Imagine retains a strong number three position in General Entertainment.

– NDTV Imagine has also launched NDTV Lumiere in this quarter with theatrical releases of highly acclaimed world cinema, in metros across India.

– NDTV Goodtimes has become the market leader in the Lifestyle genre.

– NDTV Convergence has grown rapidly to become the leading news portal in this period. (ANI)

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