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Astro extends free viewing until end of MCO

Following the extension of the government’s Movement Control Order (MCO) in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak, Astro is subsequently extending its complimentary viewing offer to 14 April to encourage all Malaysians to stay home, safe and entertained.

To recap, here’s what Astro is offering to customers and non-customers.

All Astro customers get complimentary viewing to all movie and news channels as well as Cartoon Network.

NJOI customers can view KIX, Nat Geo WILD, Celestial Movies and Cartoon Network for free.

Meanwhile, for all Malaysians, they get to enjoy complimentary viewing of 22 channels including selected on-demand shows via Astro GO.

Lastly, all Astro Sports Pack customers enjoy complimentary of all channels except Astro First and Astro Best, on Astro and Astro GO.

The complimentary viewing offer is valid until 11:59PM, Tuesday, 14 April 2020.

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Full list of channels available to Astro customers:

Movie Channels

  • BOO 
  • HBO  
  • Cinemax  
  • FOX Movies  
  • FOX Family Movies  
  • FOX Action Movies 
  • tvN Movies 
  • Celestial Movies  
  • Astro Citra 
  • Tayangan Hebat 
  • Thangathirai 
  • BollyOne 
  • HITS Movies  
  • Celestial Classic Movies

News Channels

  • Astro Awani
  • Bernama News Channel
  • CGTN
  • CNN SD | HD
  • BBC World News SD | HD
  • Al Jazeera English SD | HD
  • Sky News HD
  • Channel News Asia
  • CNBC Asia
  • Bloomberg Television
  • ABC Australia 

Kids Channels

  • Cartoon Network
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List of free channels on Astro Go for non-Astro customers:

  • Astro
  • Prima Astro
  • Oasis Go Shop HD RUUMA 
  • Go Shop HD GAAYA
  • Astro Vaanavil 
  • Makkal TV 
  • Astro AEC 
  • GO SHOP Chinese 
  • TV Alhijrah 
  • Celestial Movies  
  • Celestial Classic Movies 
  • CCTV4 
  • Astro Xiao Tai Yang 
  • Astro Awani 
  • Bernama TV 
  • Astro Tutor TV UPSR 
  • Astro Tutor TV PT3 
  • Astro Tutor TV SPM 
  • Astro Arena eGG HELLO 
  • Cartoon Network

Get Astro GO

If you haven’t already, follow these steps to get Astro GO on your Android or iOS device:

  • Step 1: Download the Astro GO app via the App Store or Google Play
  • Step 2: Click “A non- Astro Customer”
  • Step 3: Setup an ID
  • Step 4: Verify your ID with the 6-digit pin sent to your email

Alternatively, you can also access Astro GO on your notebook or desktop PC. Just head to and follow the same steps as above.

If you’re a current Astro customer, all you need to do is select “An Astro Customer” and proceed to link your account to stream shows as per you subscription packages.

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