ASTRO All Asia Networks plc
(commonly marketed as just Astro
, ) is a Malaysian
investment holding media and entertainment company that began in the form of a pay digital direct broadcast satellite radio
Astro All Asia Networks plc is a company incorporated in England
with its principal place of business at the Administration Building of the All Asia Broadcast Centre, located in Technology Park Malaysia
Since its establishment, it expanded to provide management services to its subsidiaries. The company is dedicated and engaged in content creation, aggregation and distribution activities, including the provision of direct-to-home subscription television, radio broadcasting services, library licensing, multimedia interactive services, magazine
publishing, Malaysian film production
, talent management, creation of computer animation
, interactive content and television content distribution. It is Malaysia's largest pay television provider.
ASTRO was de-listed from the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad on 14 June 2010, following a successful take-over offer by ASTRO Holdings Sdn Bhd, a company owned by Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd/its affiliates, and Khazanah Nasional Berhad.
In 1996, a state-of-the-art digital All Asia Broadcast Centre was constructed at Bukit Jalil
. At the same time, the MEASAT
satellite network began with the launch of MEASAT 1. The new pay-television service
named Astro launched... Read More