Astro Statement for Astro Supersport 3..
Astro Brings 380 BPL Games On Air, Online and Mobile
Astro SuperSport3 (CH 817) debuts on August 12 to bring more football action to Malaysians
Astro customers on its sports package have more viewing choices during the Barclays Premier League (BPL) through a multi-screen experience –on-air, online and on mobile. In going beyond customers' expectations for an unrivalled and complete viewing experience of one of the most popular football leagues in the world, particularly for LIVE games, a new sports channel, AstroSuperSport 3 (CH817) will make its debut on August 12, 2010 to allow more LIVE coverage of the English clubs in action.
We are committed to bringing all 380 matches to our customers, with more LIVE matches and in HD than ever before, on average, customers can look forward to at least 8 LIVE matches per match week. Further, customers have a choice to catch LIVE streaming of the selected matches online and on mobile.
Astro sports package customers can enjoy LIVE video streaming of selected games via Astro B.player on www.astro.com.my/stadiumastro through a simple registration on the website. More LIVE matches will be introduced in stages throughout the season. This is available at no cost for a limited time.
iPhone users will be delighted to know that they can now watch the BPL games LIVE at no cost for a limited time by downloading Astro's B.player app for free.
Apart from the BPL games on the weekend, football fans will be feted with daily football content covering English as well as the other European and Asian football scenes across the sports channels on Astro during weekdays with more news, programmes and highlights featuring popular hosts, pundits and guest commentators.
In addition to BPL, Astro is also bringing more LIVE football action from the other premier leagues around the world, including the Spanish Primera Liga,German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue and J-League. We are also bringing the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, English FA Cup, Carling Cup and the Euro 2012 qualifiers. It's going to be a truly football overload experience for our customers as we will now have more LIVE football action with the launch of Astro SuperSport3 (CH817)