Malaysia paid-satellite TV operator, Astro launched its new On-The-Go service yesterday to cater users on the web and on mobile devices.
Astro On-The-Go will be available in three phases. In the first phase, all Astro customers will be able to experience free preview of Astro On-The-Go from today until 31 August 2012. This free preview includes 11 TV channels, Catch Up Titles, Video On Demand Titles and live events.
In addition all Astro customers will be able to catch all 31 LIVE matches of UEFA EURO 2012, exclusive UEFA Catch Up videos, and UEFA VOD titles via Astro On-The-Go on the web and iOS devices.
Currently, the 11 TV channels available on Astro On-The-Go includes CNN, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, One HD, Astro Awani, Astro Xiao Tai Yang, Astro TVIQ, Astro Warna, Astro AEC, Astro Ria Plus, and Astro Shuang Xing. Astro told Malaysianwireless that more TV channels will be introduced in the near future however customers will only be able to access channels and contents that are subscribed on their standard Astro account after the free preview.
The commercial roll out of Astro On-The-Go, which starts on 1 September 2012 onwards, will see only Astro B.yond IPTV customers and customers with more than one decoder will be entitled to the service for free. During this phase, Astro On-The-Go will be extended to Android devices too. Phase three culminates in Astro On-The-Go being offered to all Astro customers and subsequently to non-Astro customers by the end of the year. However Astro has not revealed any pricing yet for the service.
For more information or to register for Astro On-The-Go, please visit www.astro.com.my/onthego.