Astro

Astro takes on Spotify and Deezer with its Raku app
Malaysia’s largest pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd has launched its own music and radio streaming app called Raku, hoping that it would be able to make a difference – to Malaysian listeners and artistes, at least.
Astro revenue up 9%, to continue focus on mobile/ digital media
Astro said its revenue grew by 9% year-on-year to RM5.2 billion (US$1.4 billion) in its 2015 financial year (FY15) ended Jan 31, 2015.
Week in Review: One mega effort fades, another makes debut
Astro’s plunge into e-commerce benefits other e-commerce players in Malaysia and consumers as well, says Karamjit Singh, whose attention was also caught by the launch of a venture debt fund in Singapore and the 2014 financial results of Fusionex International, whose CEO Ivan Teh is a DNA Digerati50.
Astro makes strong plunge into e-commerce
Astro’s foray into e-commerce, led by its newly-launched home shopping channel, has Karamjit Singh intrigued as he looks what Astro’s Korean partner brings to the table and what impact this will have on smaller e-commerce players.
Astro launches home shopping JV, takes the plunge into e-commerce
Astro has announced a joint venture with South Korean multimedia retailer GS Home Shopping which has launched Go Shop, a new 24-hour shopping service available on Astro TV (Channel 118), Astro On The Go, as well as web and mobile platforms.
Astro Productions and Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios in pact
Astro Productions Sdn Bhd (APSB) and Iskandar Malaysia Studios Sdn Bhd (IMS) are collaborating to offer what they said are world-class integrated television content production services at Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios (PIMS).
Analysts expect Astro key indicators to further improve
Recent results show improvements in major indicators Delay of Measat 3B satellite launch not a major concern
For Puncak Semangat, success lies beyond TV
Puncak Semangat offers a view into how it hopes to make money from Digital TV, Karamjit Singh reports.
Better times ahead for Astro, say analysts
Analysts expect better times ahead for Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, despite the rising content costs being experienced by the satellite TV operator.
Astro full-year earnings within analysts' estimates
Astro full-year profits within analysts’ estimates Revenue growth driven by strong subscription, adex
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