Bhartis share closed at Rs 382.90 on the BSE on Wednesday, up 3.68% over the previous close.
During the quarter, Bharti added 3.65 million subscribersthe highest ever net additions. However, the average revenue per user (ARPU) was down by Rs 50 to Rs 441 over Q1, 2005-06. Over the preceding quarter, ARPU fell marginally by Re 1.
Revenues from valued added services during the quarter stood at 10.8% as against 10.2% during the corresponding period last fiscal. Minutes of usage went up to 431 as against 383 in the first quarter of last fiscal. By June-end, Bharti had over 24.58 million subscribers, which is an increase of 86% over Q1 of last fiscal. The company market share stands at 22.5%.