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Astro (Malaysia)

Astro Malaysia is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) pay TV operator. Its TV Everywhere offering Astro on the Go is available in its primary market of Malaysia, but its mobile-first subscription OTT service, Tribe, has only launched in Indonesia and the Philippines so far – through telco partnerships.   Operations and figures: Astro recorded quarterly revenue for the period ending October 2017 of $360 million, down 2%, with gross profit dropping 4% to $132 million. TV revenue accounted for $266.4 million of this, a 2% drop year on year, with a 20% decline in advertising revenues. Astro has around 3.4 million pay TV subscribers, which the operator is attempting to aggressively defend with value-added products. Technology suppliers: Thomson Video Networks…

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