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BRDS Digital Cable TV & Broadband Services celebrates 25 Years of Cable TV Entertainment Service!

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Entertainment is the art of instilling happiness away from the reality of lives. Having served as a medium of entertainment since its inception, Bhima Riddhi Digital Services (BRDS), now Metrocast Network India Pvt. Ltd., is celebrating 25 successful years of providing cable TV entertainment. What started off as a single-headed venture into the world of the cable TV entertainment services in 1995 in Belgaum, changed the face of entertainment across towns and villages, and is today one of the largest independent MSOs in India growing strong with each coming day. 

India as a country has always been inclined to television as a medium for entertainment. Disrupting the regional, national, and international barriers, the oncoming of cable TV proliferated manifold into making entertainment a rich experience. Ever since its inception in the early 90s, Bhima Riddhi Digital Services has been a dedicated cable TV entertainment service connecting users across Karnataka and has, today, build up its network across Maharashtra and Goa too. 

Overwhelmed with the response that his company has achieved over the years, Mr. Nagesh Narayandas Chhabria, CEO & Founder of Bhima Riddhi Digital Services, shares “It’s a dream milestone as an entrepreneur to celebrate 25 years of his business. I am thankful to our millions of subscribers, many more million viewers, broadcasters, TV Partners, the staff, managerial and technical team, and my family for all the love, support, and trust that made this company a success. It's been a journey that wouldn’t have reached here without this bunch of people who believed in our vision. ” 

Mr. Nagesh further credits his wife, Mrs. Nisha Chhabria for playing a pivotal role in the handling of the business and being the pillar of success that took BRDS to new heights. Crafting new ventures and advents for the company in its technological and futuristic approach, Mr. Nagesh entrusts his daughter Riddhi and son Sumukh promising betterment of business for everyone in the chain of business. 

Ever since its emergence, Bhima Riddhi Digital Services, now Metrocast Network India Pvt. Ltd has navigated through the toughest of times nourishing its growth and making exemplifying achievements in every step. Connecting people through the beauty of entertainment, the company is taking these 25 years of cable TV entertainment as a benchmark to provide promising service in the coming years too! 
 

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