NDTV’s loss and profit

IN Media Watch Briefs | 09/11/2017

Television Post reports that NDTV’s standalone net loss has jumped 35% to Rs 17.92 crore for the 2nd quarter of FY ‘18 as against Rs 13.29 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal. It adds that revenue from operations has fallen 22.18%.  The standalone result is of financials for the TV news broadcasting and allied business while the consolidated result includes TV, digital, and e-commerce. The net profit from digital grew 40% to Rs 7 crore from Rs 5 crore.              

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