ADVERTISEMENT

Potential income for Astro


“We are not in competition with broadband providers, but are offering everyone content to be bundled with any broadband service.  “If this works, it can potentially be a new revenue stream for Astro,” said Henry Tan, CEO-designate of Astro.

“We are not in competition with broadband providers, but are offering everyone content to be bundled with any broadband service. “If this works, it can potentially be a new revenue stream for Astro,” said Henry Tan, CEO-designate of Astro.

PETALING JAYA: The opening of Tenaga Nasional Bhd ’s (TNB) fibre optic system as an alternative high-speed broadband (HSBB) network will allow for faster Internet access while allowing the entry of new players including Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd.

Astro, which relies on satellite communications to broadcast its entertainment programmes, has entered the fibre optic space to offer its content besides fast broadband services.

   

ADVERTISEMENT