Subscribed by 4.2 million households and 16 mil viewers nationwide, it’s easy to see why Astro is now the choice of over 60% of Malaysians! And now, there’s even more reason to love and be spoilt for choice by Astro – 10 reasons, in fact.

Yesterday, it was announced that Astro customers will now enjoy more choices with the launch of 10 new channels. The 10 new channels which will be available on 16th Nov 2014 will comprise 8 High Definition (HD) channels and 2 Standard Definition (SD) channels.

Launch of Astro's 10 New Channels


The new HD channels are Fox Family Movies HD (CH 434), Fox Action Movies HD (CH 430), HITS HD (CH 720), FYI HD (CH 736), Astro AEC HD (CH 306), Astro Shuang Xing HD (CH 307), DIVA HD (CH 723) and FOX HD (CH 724) while the new SD channels are ZooMoo (CH 619) and Celestial Classic Movies (CH 321).

You know what that means though, right? With the introduction of 10 new channels, Astro customers have a choice of over 180 channels that are offered within a variety of packages!

For the first time ever, Astro is also pleased to offer via video on demand, Astro Plus, comprising over a thousand hours of Hollywood movies, TV shows from the US offered in complete seasons, and shows for kids. Customers need to only get connected to the internet via their Personal Video Recorder (PVR) or Astro on the Go (AOTG) to be able to watch multiple episodes of their favourite series or shows in one go – what, when, where and how they want – be it on TV, PC, tablet or smart phone.

Astro On The Go International Launch

Astro also launched 2 new packages – Fans Pack (Value Pack 4) and Astro Super Pack Plus, both of which will provide customers more choice and value in the selections of their packages. Fans Pack at RM99 per month, will appeal to the sports fan interested in HD and watching content on the go with the best of local and Asian entertainment added in.

Astro Super Pack Plus priced from RM178 offers the new video on demand service, Astro Plus, a selection of premium packs such as Mustika, Dynasty, Astro On Demand, Astro Box Office, Maharaja and Chakravathy as well as channels such as A-List and includes access to Astro’s Listen, Read and Play digital offerings. Astro Super Pack customers will be entitled to a free preview of all Astro Super Pack Plus services and channels from 1st Dec 2014 to end February 2015!

The HD fee will also be revised from RM20 to RM25 starting 1st Dec, the first increase for HD services since HD was introduced in 2009. From 16th November 2014 to end February 2015, all Astro HD customers will enjoy a free preview of the new HD and SD channels as well as access to Astro on the Go from 1st December 2014 to end February 2015.

Astro Same Day As The US Campaign


This, on top of Astro’s “Same Day As The US” campaign is every reason why we’d gladly be couch potatoes 😉

For more information, visit Astro’s website.

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