Tata Communications continues revenue growth with strong profitability

Data business revenue grew by +3.0% QoQ | Q3FY22 PAT at INR 395 crore | Consolidated EBITDA increased by +3.5% YoY with margin expansion of 110 BPs

Mumbai, January 19, 2022

Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, today announces its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended 31st December 2021.

Highlights | Q3 FY2022

Consolidated financial highlights

  • Sequential growth in Data business continues; revenues were at INR 3,233 crore, growing by +3.0% QoQ and +3.4% YoY. All 3 segments (Core Connectivity, Digital Platforms, & Incubation services) of Data business witnessed healthy growth
    • Digital Platforms and Solutions continue to improve and gain growth momentum, revenues grew by +5.2% QoQ and +6.7% YoY
    • Within Digital Platforms, all segments except Collaboration witnessed double digit YoY growth and strong sequential growth
    • Core Connectivity witnessed a revenue growth of +1.6% QoQ and +1.3% YoY
  • Consolidated revenue came in at INR 4,185 crore (USD 558.5 Mn); growth of +0.3% QoQ and a decline of -0.9% YoY. Consolidated EBITDA at INR 1,082.5 crore (USD 144.5 Mn); an increase of +3.5% YoY, with margins in at 25.9%, expanding by 110 BPs as compared to same quarter last year
  • Consolidated PAT stands at INR 395 crore (USD 52.8 Mn), growth of + 27.8% YoY


Consolidated Nos. INR Crore QoQ Growth YoY Growth
Gross Revenue 4185 0.3% (0.9%)
EBITDA 1082.5 (2.7%) 3.5%
EBITDA margin 25.9% (80 BPs) 110 BPs
PAT 395 (7.1%) 27.8%


Commenting on the results, A.S Lakshminarayanan, MD and CEO, Tata Communications, said, “We witnessed another quarter of good sequential growth in our data business, with digital platforms and solutions delivering robust results. We continue to focus on providing holistic solutions to our customers and accelerating their digital transformations.”

Kabir Ahmed Shakir, Chief Financial Officer, Tata Communications, said, “We are pleased with the growth in revenue as well as profitability during Q3 FY22. Our performance demonstrates sustained progress in our journey towards our financial fitness. Healthy improvement in free cash flows and reduction in net debt provides us headroom to invest for future growth.”

An investor fact sheet providing detailed analysis of the results for the quarter and nine months ended 31st December 2021 has been uploaded on the Tata Communications website and can be accessed here.


Media contact: Arati Mukerji Tata Communications +91 9958895759 arati.mukerji@tatacommunications.com Investor contact: Vipul Garg Tata Communications +91 (11) 6625 7431 vipul.garg@tatacommunications.com

About Tata Communications

A part of the Tata Group,  Tata Communications (NSE: TATACOMM; BSE: 500483) is a global digital ecosystem enabler powering today’s fast-growing digital economy in more than 190 countries and territories. Leading with trust, it enables digital transformation of enterprises globally with collaboration and connected solutions, core and next gen connectivity, cloud hosting and security solutions and media services. 300 of the Fortune 500 companies are its customers and the company connects businesses to 80% of the world’s cloud giants. Its Tier-1 IP network, wholly-owned subsea fibre backbone and consortium cables’ global network carries ~30% of the world’s internet routes. For more information please visit www.tatacommunications.com

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