Astro Malaysia bundles broadband with content in Melaka

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Astro offers bundled broadband as part of National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan

Residents of Jasin, Melaka will from today be able to enjoy Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad’s (“Astro”) unique bundled broadband with content offering.

The offering, which will provide residents with internet connections as well as Astro’s best-in-class content, is part of the company’s support of the Government’s National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (“NFCP”).

Henry Tan, CEO Designate of Astro said, “Astro is pleased to be part of the NFCP and will be offering our new broadband bundle with our content to our customers.”

Tan said the offering will increase customer engagement as the bundled proposition will allow them to enjoy their favourite shows on demand via set top boxes as well as through connected devices such as mobile phones and tablets.

The Jasin offering will be a pilot project targeting approximately 1,100 homes in an area where Astro has a strong 92% household penetration comprising Astro and NJOI customers.

The bundle will be a cost-efficient high-speed package for eligible homeowners, which will see Astro offering 50 Mbps and 100 Mbps broadband services at a special price of RM 99 and RM 129 respectively from 1 February 2019 onwards.

This fee will include Astro’s Family Pack content which has more than 40 channels, including Astro Ria, Astro Prima, Astro Arena, Astro Awani, Astro AEC, Astro Xiao Tai Yang, NatGeo WILD, and FOXlife, among others.

The pilot project broadband bundle from 8 Jan – 31 January 2019 will include:

  • Free channel previews and complimentary broadband access for the month of January at current package rates for Astro customers who sign up.
  • An upgrade to Family Pack and complimentary broadband access in January for NJOI customers who sign up.

Astro’s broadband bundle is unique as it not only caters to the connected lifestyle of a modern family, but also individuals’ needs for information, entertainment and staying connected.

Once connected, customers will be able to access the best of local and international entertainment, children’s educational programmes, animation, live sports including eSports, and content on demand in the comfort of their homes.

With thousands of great titles to choose from, customers will be able to access popular On Demand titles ranging from dramas to latest movies, boxsets and children’s series.

Astro will contact eligible homeowners in Jasin for this special promotion, which is valid till 31 January 2019.