Fox Sports 2 and Fox Sports 3 is now available in HD on Astro, on channel 829 and 830 respectively. This channel quality upgrade was a surprise as Astro did not make any major announcement regarding the channels that is now being available in HD.
Astro also added that these 2 new HD channels are permanent, not a temporary HD channels.
Fox Sports 2 on ch813 | ch829 (HD) - Both Sports pack and HD+PVR service is required to watch this channel.
Fox Sports 3 on ch818 | ch830 (HD) - At least "Family HD pack" is required to watch this channel.
Life Inspired, a channel owned by Star Media Group Bhd, will cease operations starting 7 October 2017 to mitigate further losses made by the company.
From 1 October 2017, Star World channel will rebrand to FOX Life, a new branding tagline, identity, brand tagline and logo.
As a sub brand of our bigger FOX entertainment brand, FOX life will deliver audiences a slate of watch-together content that includes an eclectic mix of US dramas and comedies including Empire, New Girl and Grey’s Anatomy and locally produced series, including Asia’s Next Top Model and Bolt of Talent as well as US awards shows such as The Emmy Awards among many other popular shows such as Masterchef US. The name change will be supported with fresh, new graphics, an exciting on air and digital look and the catchy new tagline: Turn On, delivering a premium channel and natural evolution from the StarWorld consumers know to FOX Life, a brand with global scale.
Fox Life on Astro is on channel 711 (SD) and 722 (HD), available with HD+PVR Service and Variety pack.