KUALA LUMPUR, 23 May 2023 – Accelerating its OTT aggregation strategy, Astro is pleased to welcome WeTV, a streaming service by Chinese tech giant Tencent on its Ultra Box. WeTV offers high-quality content including Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Southeast Asian and Malaysian series and movies to fans of Asian entertainment across the region.
Starting today, Astro customers will be able to access all the sparkling entertainment they want by adding WeTV VIP to their subscription via Astro at the best value for only RM10.50/month (RRP: RM11.90). With this they can start streaming thousands of shows on their Ultra Box, wetv.vip and the WeTV mobile app. WeTV VIP allows viewers to enjoy advanced access to hot and exclusive content, the ability to skip advertisements to stream without interference and watch your favourite shows on two devices at the same time.
WeTV boasts a wide catalogue of premium Asian content that fans will enjoy such as Chinese dramas Prosecution Elite (coming soon) starring Dilraba Dilmurat, Tong Dawei, Gao Xin, and You Jingru, The Love You Give Me which is an adaptation of the popular novel by Shi Ding Rou, action-romance series Love of Replica and fantasy-romance Lost You Forever (coming soon); Indonesian web series Layangan Putus and romance drama Antares 1 & 2; as well as many exciting action-fantasy Donghua (Chinese anime) including Soul Land, Swallowed Star, Perfect World and Throne of Seal.
Astro’s collaboration with WeTV marks the 11th premium streaming app to join the Astro family namely BBC Player, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, Disney+Hotstar, HBO GO, iQIYI, Netflix, TVBAnywhere+, Viu, WeTV and ZEE5, in addition to our own Astro GO app which is complimentary to all customers. With more OTT services already in the pipeline, customers can expect an even more enhanced streaming experience with more apps joining the platform soon.
New Updates for a Continued Seamless Astro Experience
Recently, Astro has also rolled out some amazing new updates across our platforms including a refresh to our user interface to make it easier for you to access new episodes and information about your favourite shows. Other than that, our customers now also have the ability to turn off the Profile Selection Screen if they wish and adjust auto-standby timing on the Ultra/Ulti Box. Additionally, the Astro GO app can now also be accessed seamlessly via a QR code on CH200 so all our customers may enjoy Astro on-the-go.
Money Back Guarantee for New Astro Customers
Be one of the first 1,000 new customers to sign up for selected TV Packs with our latest Plug & Play Box and you will be eligible for our Money Back Guarantee Campaign* which guarantees a full deposit refund and no early termination fee if you decide to terminate your service within 30 days. For more information, please visit www.astro.com.my/lovein30days.
Interested customers may subscribe to WeTV by visiting www.astro.com.my/WeTV for better savings and access the app on their Ultra Box to enjoy endless Asian content on their big screen TV.