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.
GOASEAN channel will no longer be available on Astro starting 12th June 2017 at 02:00 hrs, which is almost exactly 2 years after the launch of GOASEAN channel on Astro channel 737. GOASEAN channel was launch on Astro platform on 2th June 2015.
Hi. Please be informed, GOASEAN (Ch 737) will cease transmission on 12th June 2017 at 02:00 hours. We regret any inconvenience caused.
Astro on the Go has added 3 new channels into their Live TV channel lineup. As of now, it is now only exclusive on Astro on the Go platform only. Astro will announce to all Astro customers should these channels will be launched on its Astro TV platform in the future.
Bad news to existing ITV Choice viewers as Astro decided to remove the channel with effective from 16 Jan 2017 at 12.15 am. The reason of the channel cessation is confirmed that it is due to low viewership.
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).