Astro Malaysia Holdings

Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd
Traded as MYX: 6399
Industry Mass media
Founded 1996
Headquarters Technology Park Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Area served
South East Asia
Key people
  • Tun Dato’ Seri Zaki Bin Tun Azmi (Chairman)
  • Dato' Rohana Binti Tan Sri Datuk Haji Rozhan (CEO)
Products Pay television
Revenue Increase RM 4,790.7 million (2014)[1]
Decrease RM 569.2 million (2014)[1]
Increase RM 447.8 million (2014)[1]
Number of employees
4,454 (2013)[2]

Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is a Malaysian media and entertainment holding company that began as a paid digital satellite radio and television service, Astro. The company is owned by Astro Holdings Sdn Bhd which also owns Astro Overseas Ltd.

Corporate Information

Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is a company incorporated in Malaysia with its principal place of business at the Administration Building of the All Asia Broadcast Centre, located in Technology Park Malaysia.

Since its establishment, it expanded to provide management services to its subsidiaries. The company is dedicated and engaged in content creation, aggregation and distribution activities, including the provision of direct-to-home subscription television, radio broadcasting services, library licensing, multimedia interactive services, magazine publishing, Malaysian film production, talent management, creation of computer animation, interactive content and television content distribution. It is Malaysia's largest pay television provider.


In 1996, a state-of-the-art digital All Asia Broadcast Centre was constructed at Bukit Jalil. At the same time, the MEASAT satellite network began with the launch of MEASAT 1. The new pay-television service named Astro launched and started broadcasting with 22 television channels and 8 music channels. The launch of more MEASAT satellites from 1998 onward allowed Astro to begin expanding its services.

Timeline History


  1. 1 2 3 "Quarterly Report for the Fourth Quarter Ended 31 January 2014" (PDF). Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd. 31 March 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2014.
  2. "go beyond: annual report 2013" (PDF). Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd. Retrieved 12 April 2014.

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