WWE continues partnership with Astro
WWE and Malaysian direct broadcast satellite Pay TV service, Astro, will be extending their partnership into its 17th year.
January 12, 2018
By Ang Yi An
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. , more widely known as WWE, will be extending their partnership into its 17th year with Malaysian and ASEAN digital-first media and lifestyle company, Astro. The partnership introduces a new agreement to continue airing WWE programming, including flagship programs Raw® and SmackDown® . Astro will also continue offering WWE Network as a premium channel, which includes all special events such as WrestleMania® , SummerSlam® , Survivor Series® and Royal Rumble® .
“Astro is entertaining Malaysian WWE fans with 24/7, non-stop WWE action and on-demand content in HD on big-screen TVs, and on mobile devices via Astro Go,” said Lee Choong Khay, Astro Vice President of Sports Business. “The response from the passionate fanbase has been tremendous, with nearly five million viewers in 2017 alone and we hope to serve more fans in years to come.”
Astro’s SuperSport channels 1 – 4 will air Raw, SmackDown, NXT® , Afterburn® , Bottomline® , This Week® and Main Event® , with additional airings on Astro’s Arena sports channel.R
WWE Network is a premium à la carte channel available exclusively in Malaysia on Astro TV and Astro GO. Subscribers can watch all special events live and on-demand, with 24/7 programming featuring groundbreaking original series, reality shows, documentaries and classic matches. For more information, please visit www.astro.com.my.