ASTRO LAUNCHES SKY NEWS HD
Sky News HD now available to all Astro B.yond HD customers
Astro is pleased to announce that Sky News HD (Channel 532) will be available to all Astro B.yond HD customers from Sept 8th onwards. As the first news channel on Astro in High Definition (HD), Astro B.yond HD customers can look forward to news coverage with the sharpest picture quality, bringing you even closer to news across the globe for a compelling new experience.
In conjunction with His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales and Her Royal Highness Catherine Elizabeth Middleton’s memorable visit to Malaysia from 13 to 16 September 2012, Sky’s Royal Correspondent, Paul Harrison will travel to Asia Pacific, including Malaysia to cover their royal visit. Be sure to catch all the excitement with stunning picture quality in High Definition for the most anticipated royal visit of the decade on the newly launched Sky News HD (Channel 532) on Astro.
Sky News HD is an unrivalled, world class 24-hour breaking news service with a spirit of innovation and a fresh approach to news broadcasting. As UK’s first dedicated 24-hour news channel to broadcast in HD, Sky News has built a deserved reputation for being the first to break major news as well as offer insight and analysis on the latest UK and International news stories. The channel is also renowned for the speed of its coverage and flexibility of reporting news live across its platform.
For more information on how to subscribe to Astro B.yond HD, please contact Astro at 1300 82 3838 or log on to www.astro.com.my/byond for further details.
About Astro Malaysia Holdings
Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is Malaysia’s leading integrated media group with operations in 4 key businesses: Pay TV, Radio, Content and Digital. Launched in 1996, Astro today has a 50% penetration of TV homes in Malaysia or 3.1 million customers, making it a key pay TV operator in Southeast Asia. Astro broadcasts over 157 channels, of which 23 are in HD, is a leading edge innovator with its introduction of HD, 3D and PVR – a first in Malaysia, and also Video-On-Demand, Over-the-top content and IPTV service. It is the leading aggregator, creator and distributor of original multi-language content of various genres across multi-channels. Its radio network both terrestrial and digital covers all key languages cumulatively reaching 13 million listeners a week and ranked among the top 10 stations in the country. Its digital arm involved in digital publishing, applications and platforms as well as publication of entertainment and lifestyle magazines locally. For details, log on to www.astro.com.my