Zee Variasi, a Hindi channel will be replaced by another new Hindi entertainment channel named TARA HD (CH 108) on 19 October 2016. The channel will be part of Family HD pack as well as Njoi prepaid. Free preview of TARA HD will be provided to all Astro B.yond customers from 19 October until 20 November 2016.
From 13 September 2016 onwards, Astro Hua Hee Dai will be simulcast in both SD and HD, meaning that Astro Hua Hee Dai viewers will be watching the exact same content between SD (ch333) and HD (ch332). Prior to this, there are a few of SD programmes are showing only in the SD version but not the HD version.
Zee Variasi, a Hindi channel on Astro which has existed since many years ago, will cease transmission on Astro platform from 30 September 2016 at 11:59pm.
From 1 Sept 2016, customers can now enjoy Astro Arena in HD permanently, as well as Astro SuperSport 4 HD. The channel number are 802 and 836 respectively. Prior to this, Astro Arena HD is only available as a temporary HD version of Astro Arena channel on selected major sports events only, while Astro SuperSport 4 is available only in SD quality (4:3 aspect ratio).