With sports events disrupted due to Covid-19, Astro is offering rebates to its Sports Pack customers. It, meanwhile, plans to broadcast several major events, including the Euro and Olympics, next year.
The Covid-19 pandemic is turning out to be a blessing in disguise for eSports with clubs and teams scrambling to find alternatives to ensure their sponsors don’t pull out.
Numerous case studies have shown how eSports has benefited brands as the fifth regular season of Malaysia and Singapore’s Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League, offering a prize pool of US$100,000, gets under way.
It will be battle of the ‘reds’ as Manchester United hosts Liverpool in the English Premier League today while fans of both teams can get a chance to meet their former heroes at a viewing party in Kuala Lumpur.
Commemorate Merdeka and Malaysia Day with Astro’s Malaysiaku Channel (CH700) that will feature 40 inspiring Malaysian movies and documentaries.
The English Premier League begins at 3am (Malaysian time) with Liverpool hosting Norwich. Astro subscribers will get to watch all 380 matches while Coca-Cola has some great prizes, including a trip to watch your favourite Premier League team live.
Broadcast expert Paul Dale says 4K television is only the beginning as paper-thin screens could feature in living rooms sooner than expected.