Astro customers, especially those without an existing Netflix account, you can now dance to the ‘Happy Feet’ song as the satellite company has collaborated with Netflix to allow its customers to stream the popular streaming service on Astro TV.
Customers would at the same time enjoy better value and savings with its news subscription packs. The all new Astro packages are created for users who enjoy streaming whilst being connected, allowing them to watch all of their favourite shows on Ultra Box and, soon Ulti Box.
One can now watch their favourite shows from worldwide streaming services such as Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, HBO GO, iQIYI, and TVBAnywhere+ all in one location with Astro. All of Astro’s flagship programming and the greatest of live sports are available in one spot – on the big screen and on portable devices.
Astro’s Chief Executive Officer of Pay-TV and Group COO, Euan Smith said “We are delighted to be partnering with Netflix to bring their great content slate through Astro as part of a one-stop entertainment centre.”
“The exciting new features on the Ultra Box enable our customers to enjoy even more of their favourite local shows and live sports from Astro and now includes all of Netflix’s Originals, films and documentaries. This exciting new addition comes alongside our ongoing collaborations with Disney+ Hotstar, HBO GO, iQIYI and TVBAnywhere+, with more streaming partners to be announced in the months ahead.” he continued.
Tony Zameczkowski the Vice President for Business Development, APAC, Netflix said, “We’re thrilled to bring an elevated multi-device entertainment experience to more Malaysians. At Netflix, our goal is to offer the best-in-class entertainment to our members, and we’re thrilled that through this partnership with Astro, more Malaysians will be able to experience and enjoy our entire catalogue whether it be Hollywood blockbusters like Red Notice, Spanish series like Money Heist, Korean content such as the likes of Squid Game, which is a huge favourite among fans in Malaysia”.
Euan also said, “We are accelerating our innovation muscle to provide customers with an unparalleled viewing experience across all screens, through our Ultra and Ulti Boxes and Astro GO. Customers using these products can immediately enjoy the full functionalities of the new Astro viewing experience across linear TV, On Demand, Cloud Recording and Continuous Viewing.”
The Commercial Director of Astro, Azlin Arshad said, “Astro’s all-new packages are specially curated and designed to meet our customers’ diverse entertainment preferences, all at an amazing value. Watch Netflix’s premiering titles Red Notice and Squid Game side by side with Disney+ Hotstar’s Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Jungle Cruise or HBO’s And Just Like That and Succession, in addition to a wide variety of Astro’s own Korean, Asian and local favourites such as Maharaja Lawak Mega, Gegar Vaganza, Dukun Diva and many more.”
“Customers have the choice to remain on their current packs, but we know that many will want to upgrade to the exciting new packs to stream all the amazing content from our streaming partners and enjoy a big-screen experience,” he added.
The new Astro experience has been particularly created to empower users, allowing them to access all of their favourite shows in one spot.
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