Astro Malaysia makes Ultra Box available to IPTV customers

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Astro IPTV customers can now enjoy features of Ultra Box

  • Includes 4K UHD, Cloud Recording and seamless UI/UX features

Astro Ultra Box is now available to Astro IPTV customers who are currently on Maxis Home Fibre network with speeds from 30Mbps. The Ultra experience includes 4K UHD, Cloud Recording and a fresh new user interface that is seamless across device screens, improved content recommendations based on viewing history, play from start functions and the ability to record multiple shows at the same time.

Astro Malaysia IPTV Ultra Box

The Ultra Box has been well received by customers with over 60,000 installations since launch in November 2019. Customers with the Ultra Box are showing higher engagement with 80% of them consuming On Demand titles.

Astro IPTV customers on the Ultra Box, can now stream all channels including 4K UHD channel (CH 780) and On Demand content. With the seamless and unified interface across both Ultra Box and Astro GO, Astro IPTV customers can enjoy the following enhanced viewing experience:

Added value proposition for IPTV customers

All non-contracted Astro IPTV customers can upgrade to the Ultra Box for free to enjoy over 50,000 videos on demand, cloud recording, and other benefits. To enjoy 4K UHD viewing, customers will need a compatible 4K TV. New Astro IPTV customers from Starter Pack onwards will get the Ultra Box upgrade for free and enjoy rebates* of RM10/month. Existing Super Pack and Super Pack Plus Astro IPTV customers will also get a free upgrade to Ultra Box while enjoying rebates* of RM20/month.