PETALING JAYA: Three new sports channels will start from Oct 1 with no extra cost.
In a statement, Astro announced that they were refreshing their content with new channels to provide more sports action for their viewers.
The new channels are Astro Arena 2 (CH802), Astro SuperSport 5 (CH815) and a brand new sports channel SPOTV (CH816).
Astro Sports Pack customers will continue to enjoy top global sporting events such as UFC, Formula 1, Bundesliga, ATP, and WTA on Astro SuperSport 5 while MotoGP, Wimbledon and the US Open on SPOTV.
Astro Arena 2 will feature edgy and localised coverage of international sports and sports news updates for Malaysian sports fans. Astro Arena 2 will be on the Family Pack for all Astro customers to enjoy.
This follows Disney’s announcement that it will be discontinuing certain linear channels in the region after 30 Sept 2021, as part of its strategy to push its streaming services instead.