Astro partners W-Sport to bring dedicated women’s sports channel to Malaysia

Astro partners W-Sport to bring dedicated women’s sports channel to Malaysia

Astro’s Netball Super League to be shown on W-Sport

W-Sport is coming to Malaysia through Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, showcasing the very best of women’s sports leagues and events from all around the world. From 15th July 2023, W-Sport will be available to Astro Sports Pack customers on channel 815 at no additional fee.

W-Sport’s content line-up includes an impressive mix of live and delayed premium event coverage as well as topical magazine programming and documentaries.

Kelly Butler, CEO W-Sport remarked, “This is a significant step in the evolution of W-Sport. Having Astro, one of Southeast Asia’s leading content and entertainment companies, offer W-Sport to their audiences further illustrates the momentum behind the growth and interest in women’s sport. The athletes featured in our coverage are the new role models and the inspiration for young girls and boys everywhere. W-Sport, where women’s sport is our only priority.”

Nicholas John, Head of Sports at Astro said, “Astro continues to strengthen its Home of Sports offering in Malaysia by providing the most comprehensive and diverse range of sports content globally. Our partnership with W-Sport will not only give viewers in Malaysia access to more women's sports, it will also enable the upcoming season of Astro’s Netball Super League (NSL) to reach sports fans globally. Astro launched NSL in 2021 to champion the development of women's sports in Malaysia. Through W-Sport, we are excited to be able to showcase our local female athletes on the global stage.”

W-Sport has a powerful portfolio of live football content for fans with up to 7 LIVE football matches per week. Malaysian football fans can catch England’s Barclays Women’s Super League (WSL), Germany’s Frauen Bundesliga, the USA’s NWSL and Sweden’s Damallsvenskan on W-Sport.

Additionally, Hoffman Cup Tennis, the Netball Super League from the UK, Extreme E motor racing, PAC 12 multi sports including basketball, gymnastics and beach volleyball from the ultra-competitive American collegiate system are all on W-Sport.

W-Sport – Women’s Sport is our only priority.