It is due to increasing costs of rights for the sports content as it gets more and more expensive, affecting TV broadcasters globally, including the English Premier League.
- Subscribers that subscribed Sports Pack by 30th April 2016 gets to watch all UEFA Euro 2016 matches and Rio 2016 Olympics events on dedicated channels.
- Subscribers will have free access to OD Plus (only applicable for PVR decoders that is connected to the Internet) and free preview of Setanta Sports and Astro Cricket HD channels from 16 July to 16 September 2016.
- Recently added channel, eGG Network, the region’s first dedicated eSports channel. The channel is also available if you subscribe to Basic HD Pack only.
- Upcoming new sports channels:
- BeIn, which offers comprehensive coverage of European football leagues.
- More sports channels will also be made available in HD soon, namely Astro SuperSport 4 (Channel 836) and Astro Arena (Channel 802), which customers can look forward to in September.
Customers shall receive notification letters soon from Astro regarding the price revision.
To know more, go to www.astro.com.my/latestinfo