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.
TVB and Astro is launching a new package, and it is called Jade Pack. It consists of the following TVB channels, of which three are new in Malaysian market – TVB Jade (Ch. 326), Asian Action Channel (Ch.327), Classic Movies (Ch. 328) – in addition to TVB E-News (Ch. 313), TVB Xing He (Ch. 314), TVBS Asia (Ch. 317) and TVB Classic (Ch. 305), some of which premiere on the same day as Hong Kong.
These channels will start its broadcast on Astro from 1st May 2016 onwards. Astro customers on B.yond set-top-boxes will be able to enjoy a free preview of the channels in Jade Pack from 1st to 15th May 2016.