Astro is Malaysia’s leading content and consumer company which provides digital video services to every household nationwide. On April 24 Astro Malaysia Holdings inks a deal with Synamedia who is the largest independent video software, provider. The purpose of their deal is to provide seamless video experience to all Astro subscribers. Now, Astro is launching its Beta Programme for its customers which includes a fresh new user interface.
A new user interface
Astro subscribers can sign up for this Beta Programme through its official page. After getting feedback from their beta users, Astro will roll out this new feature nationwide to all Astro subscribers. There are two versions of its Beta Programme. The first Beta V1.1 release, users will get to try its new user interface design which focuses on the personalization. By taking a look at the image below, the design looks similar to its VOD platform design.
4K UHD TV box and cloud storage coming soon
For the Beta V1.2, Astro is planning to offer a TV box which offers 4K UHD video experience to eligible users mainly. This TV box could be similar to the Apple TV box or Android TV box. Other than that, Astro will also offer a cloud storage feature which its subscribers can use to record their program and store it in the cloud server. At present, Astro has not revealed when it is planning to roll out the Beta V1.2 to its users yet.
Below image shows the basic requirement before signing up for this Beta program.
On top of that, Astro also will provide access to its Astro Super Pack Plus 4 to those beta users who sign up before June 30, 2019. More information is provided in its FAQ page.
In conclusion, if you are interested to join this beta program, you can visit its Astro official page to understand more about this program.