Investors Update

BSNL reported an EBITDA (Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) of ₹2164 Crore for the Financial Year 2023-24

Details regarding the EBITDA, current ratio, debt service coverage ratio (DSCR), interest service coverage ratio (ISCR), and debt equity ratio for FY 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24 are given below :-

As of 31.03.2024
As of 31.03.2023
As of 31.03.2022
EBITDA(Rs. Crores)
Revenue from Operations (Rs. Crores) 19331 19128 16809
Net worth (Rs. Crores) 106625 62966 44696
Current Ratio 1.48 0.57 0.57
Debt Service Coverage Ratio 0.20 0.11 0.06
Interest Service Coverage Ratio 1.22 0.61 0.36
Debt Equity Ratio 0.25 0.45 0.90

Launch of 4G Services

BSNL is focusing on the launch of 4G services at the earliest opportunity. We are expecting the capital infusion of nearly Rs.24000 Crores during the current year for which necessary budget provision in the Government budget has already been made for Spectrum allocation by the Government and the authorized share capital of the company has been increased to RS.32500 Crore to accommodate allocation of spectrum through equity infusion.

BSNL posted an EBITDA of ₹1177 Crore for the Financial Year 2020-21

The Financial Year 2020-21 is a land mark considering the company has reduced its losses by 50% and has turned EBITDA positive after a gap of 3 years. The various financial parameters have also demonstrated significant improvements. BSNL has improved upon current Ratio, Debt service coverage ratio (DSCR), Interest Service Coverage Ratio (ISCR) over the past one year. The same is summarized below :-

As of 31.03.2020
As of 31.03.2021
EBITDA(Rs. Crores)
Current Ratio 0.65 0.67
Debt Service Coverage Ratio (1.47) (0.47)
Interest Service Coverage Ratio (3.46) 0.46

BSNL turn EBITDA positive in first half of FY 2020-21

BSNL turned EBITDA positive in the first half of FY 2020-21, demonstrating a marked improvement in performance within a year of approval of revival plan.
EBITDA of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited rose to Rs.602 Crore during the first half of FY 2020-21 and Rs.882 Crore during the Q3 of FY 2020-21. BSNL is a strategic asset and will provide a big impetus to Indian manufactures in the field of telecom .BSNL is once again back on the track of profitability.