NEW DELHI: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Wednesday reported substantial widening of losses to Rs 15,933 crore for June quarter, primarily on account of provisioning for statutory dues.
The loss for the corresponding interval final yr stood at Rs 2,866 crore.
The income for Q1 FY21 got here in at Rs 23,939 crore, up 15.four per cent from year-ago interval.
The consolidated web loss earlier than distinctive gadgets for the quarter stood at Rs 436 crore, an Airtel assertion stated, including that consolidated web loss after distinctive gadgets stands at Rs 15,933 crore.
The corporate famous that the Supreme Court docket has reserved its order on the problem of interval over which AGR (adjusted gross income) funds may very well be made.
“Consequently, with out prejudice and on prudence, throughout the quarter ended June 30, 2020 the Group has additional recorded an incremental provision of Rs 107,444 million.
“…to provide impact of the differential quantity between DoT demand together with provision for subsequent durations for which calls for haven’t been acquired computed primarily based on the phrases of the license settlement, courtroom judgment and the rules / clarifications and AGR provision, which has been introduced as distinctive merchandise,” the assertion stated.