MALAYSIA – After 15 years of paid satellite TV service, Astro launched NJOI (pronounce “Enjoy”), the Malaysia’s first free satellite TV for everyone.In the 1st phase, Astro plans to distribute 50,000 NJOI decoders and satellite dishes to recipients under eKasih programme as part of Astro’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme in creating a social impact by giving free access to education, information, entertainment and sports to low-income communities, social and charitable organizations, as well as homes in areas with no current access to TV and Radio services.
In the 2nd phase, the NJOI service will be made available to all by the 1st quarter of 2012, where you can purchase the Astro decoder and dish at a one-off payment with no monthly fee. The hardware cost will be announced by then.
In the third phase of NJOI, customers can choose to buy additional content at their own discretion, from a menu of attractive content through a prepaid mechanism, which will be available by the middle of 2012.
List of NJOI channels
The channels included in NJOI from Astro will consist of quality educational channels, such as Astro Tutor TV UPSR, PMR and SPM, Astro Vaanavil’s educational belt—consisting of UPSR Neram, Manavar Mulakkam Science Capsule, and Thirumbi Parkalama—as well as other entertainment and information channels like Astro Prima, Astro Oasis, Astro Awani, Astro AEC, Jia Yu, Makkal TV, CCTV4, Bernama TV, iView, iMus, TVi, TV1, TV2, Astro Xiao Tai Yang (coming soon) and 19 radio stations.
For more information on the NJOI service, please visit www.astro.com.my/njoi or call 03-95438100.