Astro

Astro and Globe in over-the-top video pact in Philippines
Astro Malaysia and Globe Telecom have entered into an MoU to offer the former’s Tribe over-the-top video service to Filipino customers.
It’s official: Astro’s dedicated 24hr e-sports channel launches in June
Astro will launch its first dedicated 24-hour e-sports channel in June, part of an effort to remain relevant to younger audiences.
Astro may launch permanent e-sports channel
Astro, Malaysia's top pay-TV operator, is looking at launching a permanent channel dedicated to electronic sports, citing increasing viewership and engagement.
MDeC-Google partner to empower content creators
An MDeC pilot to help Malaysian content creators maximise YouTube as a mainstream distribution platform has exceeded its revenue target, writes Karamjit Singh.
Astro may launch more home shopping channels
Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd may introduce new home shopping channels over the near- to medium-term, as it aims to capitalise on the country’s e-commerce boom.
Astro stays on the on-demand curve, but is it enough?
The TV business is changing and Astro has upped its game by coming up with Astro OD Entertainment, providing Malaysians with a new way of consuming its content – as long as their Personal Video Recorders are connected to a WiFi network.
Astro’s e-commerce venture hits RM75mil revenue in 6mths
Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd said its e-commerce venture Go Shop, officially launched in February, reported RM75 million (US$17.4 million) in revenue in the first half of 2016 (H1 2016).
As VOD space heats up, Astro allows downloads
Malaysia’s satellite TV operator Astro announced that users of its Astro On-the-Go service will be able to download their TV series and movies for offline viewing.
Astro gets into e-sports, Dota 2 broadcast pulls in 1.5mil viewers
The live broadcast of The International 2015 Dota 2 Championship (TI5) videogame tournament by pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd from Aug 4-9 attracted close to 1.5 million viewers in Malaysia.
Ralph Marshall quits as Maxis non-exec director
Augustus Ralph Marshall, under investigation in two countries, has tendered his resignation as independent non-executive director at Maxis Bhd, the company said in a filing with Bursa Malaysia.
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