Advanced Television


MEASAT to distribute Starlink services

MEASAT Global Berhad, the Malaysian satellite solutions provider, has officially signed with SpaceX to become the Official Authorised Reseller for Starlink Hardware and Services in the markets that MEASAT serves. MEASAT says the Official Authorised Reseller status enables it to solidify its position as a one-stop provider for customers in pursuit of the most suitable […]

January 11, 2024

HITS NOW launching on Astro

Starting January 10th 2024, the HITS NOW channel will be available to Astro viewers in Malaysia on Channel 702.  HITS NOW is the latest addition to Astro’s line up of Rewind Network’s offerings alongside the existing HITS and HITS MOVIES channels available on their service. All Astro customers will be able to watch a free preview […]

December 22, 2023

HITS NOW to premiere in Malaysia

Rewind has announced that, starting January 1st 2024, the HITS NOW channel will debut on Unifi TV in Malaysia and will be made available on Channel 452 as part of its TV packs.  All Unifi TV Pack subscribers will be able to enjoy a 1-month free preview from 1st until January 31st 2024.  The partnership […]

December 15, 2023

Stan acquires adaptation of The Bridge

Double Vision, the Malaysian production arm of the Vision New Media group, has announced that both seasons (20 x 60’) of its localised version of Hans Rosenfeldt’s hit Scandi series The Bridge have sold to Stan, the Australian streaming service. The agreement, brokered by Lyle Bettson-Barker, SVP Australia and New Zealand from Banijay Rights, represents […]

December 11, 2023

New Astro FAST channels on sooka, NJOI

All sooka and NJOI customers in Malaysia can now access five new FAST channels at no additional cost. This addition compliments the existing ten FAST channels available for sooka customers, expanding customers’ choices to include more dramas, comedies, travel shows and Astro’s very own content such as Super Spontan All Stars, Suri Hati Mr Pilot, […]

November 8, 2023

Astro unveils Astro Premier channel

Astro, the Malaysian digital streaming and content company, has launched new channel, Astro Premier as the destination for all premium content locally and regionally. Available to all Astro customers until February 1st 2024, Astro Premier offers Astro Originals’ complete library of popular series. The channel will showcase a selection of content with the latest Astro […]

September 22, 2023

Starlink to expand over Malaysia

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has said it will expand the installation of Starlink satellite devices in areas of the country with poor internet access nationwide. Deputy Communications and Digital Minister Teo Nie Ching said MCMC had ordered 30 high-performance devices, and 10 of them had been obtained. “MCMC is currently identifying other […]

September 4, 2023By Chris Forrester

Malaysia: HBO on Unifi TV

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and Unifi have announced an expansion of their partnership in Malaysia, with the launch of four HBO channels and the HBO GO streaming service. HBO, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax will launch on Unifi TV, offering audiences access to some of the world’s best TV series and movies. All Unifi […]

September 1, 2023

Viasat wins Malaysia Airlines IFE

Malaysia Airlines has chosen Viasat for its In-Flight Communications and Entertainment (IFE) aboard its new Boeing 737-8 fleet of aircraft. Malaysia Airlines will also introduce high-quality internet connectivity on its 737-8 aircraft. The agreement encompasses factory installation of Viasat’s equipment on its aircraft, the first of which is expected to be delivered to Malaysia Airlines […]

August 21, 2023By Chris Forrester

Switch Media’s MediaHQ platform selected by Tonton

Switch Media, a player in online content delivery, has announced that Malaysian video streaming network Tonton, owned and operated by media powerhouse Media Prima, is using its MediaHQ online content publishing platform to create Tonton’s integrated, dynamic new OTT service. Media Prima owns and operates a wide range of media outlets including: four national broadcasted […]

August 7, 2023