Astro

Analyst bullish on Catcha Media despite rocky start to year
RHB Research bullish on Catch Media’s future prospects despite the company making an almost RM3-million loss in Q1 2013.
Astro’s hitz.fm gets honouree title at Webbys
Astro Radio’s hitz.fm has been awarded an Official Honouree title in the 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Radio & Podcasts category, the first Malaysian radio station to win such recognition.
Maxis Q1 revenue up 4.4%, mobile Net revenue up 17%
Maxis posted revenue of RM2.327 billion for the first quarter of 2013, a 4.4% increase over the same period last year, saying it recorded healthy growth across all business segments with data services, particularly mobile Internet, being the key growth driver, up 17.3% from a year ago.
Good synergies in Astro-Maxis IPTV pact: Analyst
The strategic tie-up between Measat Broadcast Network Systems and Maxis Communications in a deal signed on April 30 for the former to provide IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) to the latter’s subscribers is expected to be a win-win situation for both service providers, says an industry analyst.
Astro and Maxis in high-speed broadband entertainment pact
Astro and Maxis have teamed up to offer packages that include Astro TV, high speed broadband and home voice services via Astro B.yond IPTV.
Astro makes on-the-go service available worldwide
The Astro On-The-Go service is now available for Malaysians anywhere in the world, the company announced at a launch in Melbourne.
TIME lets its numbers do the talking
The CEO of TIME dotCom, which posted a record RM419.1 million in revenue for its 2012 fiscal year, speaks to Karamjit Singh about its outlook for 2013.
Emagine set to disrupt the entire TV experience
Select-TV has launched Emagine, Malaysia’s first home-grown connected TV service, powered by high-speed broadband Internet and its own set-top box, and promising to bring a wealth of ad-free online and on-demand video entertainment to the home HDTV.
Maxis claims solid results with 1.9% revenue growth in competitive environment
Maxis recorded revenue of RM8.967 billion for the financial year ended Dec 31 2012, 1.9% up from the RM8.8 billion in 2011, on the back of higher revenue from all business segments.
Astro rolls out Wi-Fi dongle, free trial for ‘Catch-Up’ service
Astro said its customers can now access and download their favourite video-on-demand (VOD) programs anytime on their B.yond PVR (personal video recorder) with the newly launched Astro Wi-Fi Dongle, which adds wireless Internet access.
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