DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION.
The following words or expressions shall have the following meanings, unless the context
"Agreement" means the agreement between Astro and the Customer constituted by Astro’s acceptance of the Customer’s offer to subscribe for the Services in the Application Form, including these General Terms & Conditions and, as applicable, any Campaign Terms and Conditions.
"Application Form" means the application form completed by a Customer confirming their application to subscribe for the Services.
"Astro" means MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd (Company Number 199201008561
"Astro Cloud" means Astro’s recording services, whether on a free, paid, subscription or other basis, provided by Astro over the internet, through Astro’s cloud servers and accessible to authorised internet access devices, such as Astro Boxes with an internet connection, personal computers, tablets and smart phones.
"Content" means the content made available by Astro to the Customer as part of the
may include television channels, radio channels and on-demand content.
"Customer" means the person named in the Application Form who is subscribing to the
accordance with this Agreement.
"EHDD" means the independently or non-independently purchased external hard disk drive
compatible with the Astro Box and enables the Customer to record the Content.
"Government Tax" means any applicable sales tax, service tax or tax of a similar nature.
"Personal Data" means personal data and other information collected by Astro from the
including all information and details in relation to the Services provided by the Customer to
"Programming Package" means the package of content, including, as applicable, television
radio channels and on-demand content, selected by the Customer and which the Customer is
eligible to receive
in consideration of payment of the Subscription Fees.
"Reception Equipment" means, collectively, the equipment provided by or on behalf of
enables the Customer to gain access to and receive the Services, comprising of any and all of
(i) the authorised digital decoder, including, as applicable, the personal video recorder which
recording of programmes ("PVR"), the ‘Ultra Box’, or the ‘Ulti Box’ (each an "Astro
(ii) the authorised parabolic dish, (iii) the low noise block ("LNB"), (iv) the remote
(vi) the high definition multimedia interface (‘HDMI’) cable, and (v) the Smart Card/SIM Card,
or any other
equipment authorised by Astro from time to time.
"Services" means any services, including the Programming Package, provided by Astro to
in consideration of the Subscription Fees. The Services may also include data, high definition
services, recording services, Astro Cloud recording services, pay-per-view, premium/special
video on demand, interactive and other special services made available to the Customer by Astro.
"Smart Card/SIM Card" means the authorised card, containing a microchip, which, when
inserted in the
authorised Astro Box will permit the Customer to legitimately gain access to and receive the
"Software" means the software, algorithm and other intellectual property, including any
modified versions, additions and copies of certain software, forming part of the Reception
including the Astro Box or the EHDD, that may be provided by Astro from time to time.
"Subscription Fees" means the cumulative fees payable by the Customer to Astro for the
which may vary depending on the Programming Package chosen by the Customer, and any special
services subscribed to by the Customer.
Unless the context otherwise requires: (i) words denoting the singular shall include the plural
versa; and (ii) words denoting any one gender shall include all genders.
The words "including", "include", "for example", "in particular" and words of similar effect
shall not limit
the general effect of the words which precede them.