Official statement from Astro:
We regret to inform that Zee Variasi will cease transmission on the Astro platform effective September 30, 2016 at 23:59 hours. With the cessation of Zee Variasi on the Astro platform, the channel will no longer be available for the 30-day purchase option by prepaid NJOI customers from August 30. However, those who want to purchase the 3-day and 7-day options for the channel can do so until Sept 22.
We regret any inconvenience caused.