As VOD space heats up, Astro allows downloads
By Digital News Asia September 4, 2015
- New download feature only available on Android version
- No need to worry about video streaming speeds
Astro On-The-Go (AOTG), launched in May 2012, gives subscribers streaming access to Astro’s TV channels, LIVE Events, Video-On-Demand (VOD) and Catch Up TV services across multiple online and mobile devices.
The new download feature is only available on the Android version of AOTG currently, and comes just as regional Internet TV service iflix announced a partnership with mobile operator Digi Telecommunication.
In a statement, Astro said that by downloading programmes beforehand, viewers need not sweat over video streaming speeds or excessive mobile data streaming costs.
Look out for the ‘Download Available’ button for content available for download.
Users will need to update their AOTG app to the latest version on Android devices to use the new download feature, which is currently free until further notice, Astro said.
The download feature will be coming soon to iOS devices, the company added.
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