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Get Astro’s World Cup Channel Pass for the most comprehensive coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on all screens

Get Astro’s World Cup Channel Pass for the most comprehensive coverage of  the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on all screens

Non-Astro customers can purchase the pass @RM120 to watch on Astro GO


As the official broadcaster of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Astro brings everyone in Malaysia, the most comprehensive coverage of the greatest sporting event in the world on Astro, Astro GO and NJOI Prepaid. Astro is thrilled and delighted to launch its World Cup Channel Pass which offers all 64 LIVE matches in HD on all screens from 14 June to 15 July.

At the launch event today, football legends, Hernán Crespo who played in three FIFA World Cups and French forward, Louis Saha made special appearances.

The World Cup Channel Pass is available to:-

  • Astro Sports Pack/SuperPack/SuperPack Plus customers, and they also stand a chance to win an all expense trip to Russia
  • Non-Sports Pack customers of Astro and NJOI Prepaid @RM100
  • Non-Astro customers @RM120 and watch it on Astro GO

The passes can be purchased on www.astro.com.my/wc2018.

Lee Choong Khay, Chief of Sports, Astro said: “Every four years, the FIFA World Cup unites a global audience with 64 matches of nail-biting football. The adrenaline you get while watching every LIVE match is not to be missed!

Subscribe to the World Cup Channel Pass and enjoy the best experience of the world’s greatest sporting event, LIVE in HD on all screens and for the first time, in VR for an immersive experience.

We want all Malaysians, even non-Astro customers to join in the excitement of the FIFA World Cup and therefore have made the World Cup Channel Pass available for everyone on Astro GO. Live sports is premium and a key differentiator hence Astro is making the World Cup available on all screens ie TV and mobile. Furthermore, timing of this World Cup is very accessible with half the matches kicking off before 11pm, and we expect F&B outlets to join in the month long excitement.

Get the ultimate second screen experience on Stadium Astro and its VR app, featuring LIVE matches with multi-angle cameras, 180° VR view of the stadium during LIVE matches, real-time match stats and results; match highlights, behind the scene footages, the latest news, deep analysis of the matches by popular pundits and more.”

Key Highlights


Astro Sports Pack: Watch All 64 LIVE matches on dedicated FIFA World Cup channels
  • HD – CH823 & CH824
  • SD – CH821 & CH822

Everyone in Malaysia can purchase World Cup Channel pass at RM120 to watch on mobile devices via Astro GO:
  • World Cup Channel Pass - Enjoy all 64 LIVE matches on Astro GO via two dedicated FIFA World Cup channels.
  • Match Pass - Pass to watch one LIVE match
  • Group Pass - Gain access to LIVE matches of one selected Group
  • Knockout Stage Pass - Watch all matches in the Round of 16, Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, 3rd Place Match and Finals

    Match Pass, Group Pass and Knockout Pass will be available from 7 June
    All prices stated excludes 6% GST

Astro Arena will be showing 22 LIVE matches and will be made free for everyone in Malaysia to watch on Astro GO, Astro and NJOI.

Astro and NJOI Prepaid customers can purchase the World Cup Channel Pass at RM100 and get exclusive content on Stadium Astro App and its VR app

  • Stadium Astro app offers LIVE matches with multi-angle cameras
  • Stadium Astro VR app offers 180° view of the stadium during LIVE matches and exclusive content in VR

Second screen experience available to everyone on Stadium Astro app featuring real-time match stats and results; match highlights and behind the scene footage.

All Sports Pack subscribers stand a chance to win a trip of a lifetime to Russia via Astro Circle’s contest which ends 6 May 2018, while Super Pack/Super Pack Plus subscribers have double the chance to win!

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