Bharti Infratel, just under 80 percent owned by top Indian phone carrier Bharti Airtel Ltd, said consolidated net profit rose to 4.72 billion rupees (USD 77.5 million) for its fourth quarter ended March, from 2.87 billion rupees a year earlier.
Revenue rose 4 percent from a year earlier to 27.9 billion rupees.

Analysts on average had expected the company to report a net profit of 3.99 billion rupees on revenue of 27.88 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (USD 1 = 60.8850 Indian Rupees).

Bharti Infratel has over 82,000 telecom towers, which include over 35,000 of its own towers and the balance from its 42 percent equity interest in Indus Towers.


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