DTAC’s 4Q profits down 13% year-on-year

9 Feb 2007

Thai cellco DTAC’s fourth-quarter net profit rose 9% to THB1.31 billion (USD38 million) from the third quarter, but fell 13% year-on-year, the company said in its report to the Singapore Stock Exchange. EBITDA rose 5% year-on-year to THB4.6 billion, a rise of 4% quarter-on-quarter. The EDITDA margin rose 1.2 percentage points to 37% during the quarter. DTAC booked total revenues of THB12.4 billion during the quarter, up from 11.3 billion a year ago. For the first nine months of 2006, net profit rose 16.9% to THB3.6 billion, a year-on-year increase of 8.9%. The GSM operator added more than 760,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter to take its total customer base to almost 11.9 million.

Thailand, Digital Total Access Communication (DTAC)