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Astro to gain if Android TV boxes banned


Maybank Investment Bank (IB) Research noted that Android TV boxes had posed a huge problem for Pay-TV operators both in Singapore and Malaysia.  “If Malaysia passes similar legislation, we believe that it would be a huge catalyst for Astro,” the research house said.

Maybank Investment Bank (IB) Research noted that Android TV boxes had posed a huge problem for Pay-TV operators both in Singapore and Malaysia. “If Malaysia passes similar legislation, we believe that it would be a huge catalyst for Astro,” the research house said.

PETALING JAYA: In view of Singapore’s proposal to ban the sale of media streaming boxes in the country, analysts say Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd may reap benefits if Malaysia follows suit.

Earlier this month, Singapore’s Law Ministry said it was proposing a ban on the sale of set-top boxes or media streaming boxes with services that allow consumers access to pirated content.

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