In the past couple of months Belgaum is seeing a Cable war between the two multi system operators are fighting with each other. Old boy Ridhi Vision and the new kid Vardraj Cable network are taking it one on one.
In press conference the Rajesh Jadhav of Vardraj accused Ridhi Vsion’s Chabria’s of spreading rumors that his cable control room has been sealed. Jadhav also added he will file a defamation case against Ridhi vision in this regard.
The latest fighting is due to the tender allotment made to Vardraj at Sambra base for 750 odd cable connections. It is learned that Vardraj had made a tender for cable distribution at Sambra for Rs. 175 and free set top box. While Ridhi Vision tendered at rental of Rs.165 and Rs.1500 for a set top box. The tender was awarded to Vardraj and later Ridhi Vision went back to officials with a new rate of Rs.90 per month. Hearing this the Air base officials said that if you are now ready to give connections at Rs.90 why were you charging us Rs.200 for so many years.
Source: Press Conference & Patrika