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Maxis offers Astro B.yond IPTV

Earlier this week, Maxis announced that its Home customers can now enjoy Astro B.yond IPTV via fibre high speed broadband service, now available to over 1 million Malaysia households.

Maxis-Astro-byond-IPTV[Mark Dioguardi, Joint Chief Operating Officer, Maxis Berhad, YM Raja Tan Sri Arshad Raja Tun Uda, Chairman, Maxis Berhad, Dato’ Rohana Rozhan, Chief Executive Officer, Astro Malaysia and Liew Swee Lin, Chief Commercial Officer, Astro Malaysia]

Full details of the new Maxis-Astro B.yond IPTV offering below:

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Astro B.yond IPTV-Maxis customers who subscribe to a Superpack, Multi-room or Astro On-the-Go (AOTG) service will also receive complimentary exclusive content via Astro Select valued at RM25/month.

Astro Select offers 10 brand new High Definition channels as well as access to over 700 hours of fresh Video On Demand content. At launch, five channels from Astro Select will be available: Comedy Central (South East Asia’s first 24-hour all-comedy entertainment channel), HBO Hits, HBO Signature and HBO Family (three new channels perfect for movie buffs) and WeTV (a lifestyle channel for women). Five additional HD channels will be available by the next quarter. Astro B.yond IPTV also comes with Personal Video Recording services – allowing customers to pause, rewind, instant replay, series link and perform remote recording – and broadband connectivity to an ever-expanding VOD library.

Additionally Astro SuperPack customers will also enjoy complimentary access to the Astro On-The-Go (AOTG) service.

Astro B.yond IPTV customers will receive an Astro B.yond PVR with a HDMI cable to connect to their HDTV, and a residential Wi-Fi modem. Normal standard installation fee of RM300 will be waived for customers paying by auto-debit or those who make cash payments 6 or 12 months in advance. If non-standard installation is required, the additional charges will be borne by the customer.

Interested customers can visit the nearest Astro or Maxis Centres, or authorised dealers / resellers. To find out more details or to check for service coverage, customers can log on the Astro or Maxis website.

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