“Pick, Watch, Instantly.”

Malaysians can now watch the hottest titles, anytime with Astro’s new OD (on demand) offering.

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With Astro’s new exciting way of enjoying entertainment, every Malaysian can pick their favourite shows and watch instantly on TV and a device. Consumers can select from thousands of entertainment choices ranging from Hollywood blockbusters “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Furious 7“, kids’ favourite “Minions” and “Inside Out“, suspense hits “Arrow” and “Gotham“, horror classics “Saw” and “Insidious”, Korean hottest dramas such as “Village” and “The Gang Doctor” and hundreds of episodes of brand new and classic anime from Japan.

In addition, customers can binge watch all the episodes of the hottest shows in one go – imagine watching all 5 season of the “Game of Thrones” in one weekend!

Photo 1 - Dato Rohana Rozhan, CEO Astro (middle) at the launch of On Demand Entertainment

OD by Astro enables Malaysians to personalise their TV viewing experience – from the content selection to how and when they want to watch their shows. The rich choice of content including the latest and the biggest box office movies and complete seasons of TV series will appeal to the different individuals in a household.

Now, every individual in every household, in addition to linear TV channels, can personalise their viewing experience to enjoy their favourite movies and TV series instantly at their convenience. OD is available to Astro customers through an Internet-connected Personal Video Recorder (PVR) at home, or via Astro on the Go (AOTG) on a smartphone, laptop or tablet, with options to suit different needs and every budget. Non-Astro customers can also enjoy the OD content via AOTG.

A new download feature for AOTG is now available, where programmes can be downloaded on mobile devices for offline viewing later.

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The OD offering include 3 unique options to cater to every viewing preference and budget:

  1. OD Free: Those who have connected their PVRs to their home Wi-Fi will be able to enjoy their favourite shows for free. Select and watch the latest episodes and season of popular TV series like “Empire”, “Scandal”, “The Walking Dead”, “Heroes Reborn“, “Quantico”, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon“, “Game of Thrones“, “The Blacklist”, “The Voice”, and many others – all on the same day as the US premiere.
  2. OD Plus: Astro also provides on demand access to a superior selection  of the best of local and international movies, blockbusters, complete box-sets of TV series and kids content, at just RM15.90/month. Select and binge watch all episodes of your favourite series like  “Grey’s Anatomy“, “The Flash”, “Arrow”, “Gotham”, “How To Get Away With Murder”, “Agent Carter”, “Big Bang Theory” and Hollywood blockbusters like the Harry Potter complete collection and “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Select and watch episodes of Korean favourites “Infinite Challenge”, “Just Married”, etc. Anime lovers get to select and watch instantly brand new Animax titles from Japan and kids have all episodes of their favourite shows to select and engage them.
  3. OD Store: Customers can take their pick and pay for the latest cinema releases and watch them instantly – from Hollywood to local and Asian blockbusters across a wide range of vernacular and international languages, including Malay, Chinese and Indian. “Furious 7“, “The Avengers: Age of Ultron“, and “Inside Out” as well as “Kapsul“, “Bravo 5”, “Jejak Warriors”, “Heart Attack”, and “The Killer” are all available in Astro’s OD Store.

What did we say? Couch potato season is on! What more, Astro customers who connect their PVRs to the Internet before 31st January 2016 will enjoy 3 months’ free access to OD Plus. Go get it 😉

For more information please log on to www.watchod.com

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