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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2021
Back at the end of June, Astro made a surprise announcement of a new partnership with Netflix. Many wondered when will the popular movie-tv/streaming app will make its app to Astro, but it may be quite soon. In fact, Astro just told us that they have released a new remote control for the Ultra box with a dedicated Netflix button.
Astro Ultra Plug & Play Box officially launched, new internet-based subscription free for selected current Astro usersLast Updated: Jul 22, 2021
Today, Astro announced the official launch of the new Astro Ultra Plug & Play Box. As a first-of-its-kind offering, the box allows customers to self-install and enjoy the Ultra Box features of Cloud Recording, Play from Start by simply connecting the box to the TV and internet. The starting price for a new customer is RM39.
Last Updated: Jun 24, 2021
Update: Earlier on, we reported that Astro and Netflix could be in a new partnership but it's now confirmed. Astro customers will soon be able to enjoy Netflix access on their connected Ultra Boxes, first at launch, and on connected Ulti Boxes in the coming months.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2021
Two days ago, it was reported that the Astro service network was down due to a satellite issue. Thankfully, they managed to restore it back just last night at starting from 9 PM onwards. If you have Astro at home, you are advised to restart the Astro Box first before watching a show.
Last Updated: May 31, 2021
As you should know, MCO 3.0 will begin tomorrow (1 June) but luckily for Astro users, Astro just announced that some selected channels will be free for the children. News and BollyONE channels will also be free for viewing until 14 June 2021.
Last Updated: May 24, 2021
To fight privacy, the Intellectual Property High Court in Kuala Lumpur declared that the sale, offer for sale, distribution and/or supply of TV Boxes or illicit streaming devices (“ISDs”) that can provide unauthorised access to copyrighted works, is considered as copyright infringement under the Copyright Act 1987. With that said, suppliers and sellers that provide TV boxes with illegal access to content protected by their copyright work owners are punishable by law.
Last Updated: May 04, 2021
With Disney+ Hotstar announced, it has also been revealed that Astro got appointed by The Walt Disney Company to be an official distributor of the platform. Also launching on 1 June 2021, here's how current Astro users will benefit from subscribing to Disney+ Hotstar.
Astro launches new Ulti Box with HD streaming shows and cloud recording, installation fee starts from RM49Last Updated: Feb 16, 2021
Today, Astro is launching the Ulti Box which is the company's latest addition to a series of connected TV boxes. The Ulti Box is a new compact set-top-box with HD and WiFi functions where customers can find streaming videos on demand, shows and convenient cloud recording.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2021
In an effort to adapt to the current pandemic, Astro just announced a new #WhateverFromHome campaign plan for Malaysians. From the official website, the plan offers up to 102 channels and an Internet speed at 100Mbps just from RM6 per day.
An additional of RM0.50 Astro bill payment through various channels will begin from January 2021 onwardsLast Updated: Dec 18, 2020
Today, Astro just posted a new noticed about the payment of bills. Starting from January 2021 onwards, there will be an additional charging of RM0.50 but this is due to using third-party platforms (Astro doesn't collect any of this). If you happen to use third-party platforms to pay your Astro bills, read one below.