sooka & NJOI customers can now access 5 new FAST channels from Astro

All sooka and NJOI customers can now access five new Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television (FAST) channels at no additional cost, namely Filem Mantap, Drama Hebat, Drama Hotpot, Lawak Sentral and Travel & Taste.

This addition compliments the existing ten FAST channels available for sooka customers, expanding customers’ choices to include more dramas, comedies, travel shows and Astro’s very own content such as Super Spontan All Stars, Suri Hati Mr Pilot, The Rebel Princess and Perfect Partner.

sooka is Malaysia’s only streaming app with complete sports and compelling local and Asian entertainment. The app provides a simple, no fuss experience on any connected device and is ideal for on-the-go entertainment.

Meanwhile, NJOI is Malaysia’s first prepaid freemium satellite TV service, offering a variety of exciting entertainment, sports, learning and news content.

This expansion on sooka and NJOI aims to provide users with a more diverse range of entertainment options at no additional charge. Created by Astro, these new FAST channels offer a mix of in-house content and international programmes, and are accessible via the NJOI Box for NJOI customers and mobile devices & Smart TVs for sooka users.

The five FAST channels by Astro are:

  • Filem Mantap (NJOI CH131): The perfect destination for feature-length storytelling at its finest. It offers curated collection of telemovies across a wide range of genres that will entertain and enthrall you.
  • Drama Hebat (NJOI CH132): Entertain yourself with a thematic mix of bespoke music and other content that provides you with round-the-clock entertainment across the globe. Journey back in time with our selection of captivating local dramas, where exceptional actors and actresses weave cinematic magic with their extraordinary performances. These timeless dramas offer a glimpse into the past, where emotions, conflicts and resolutions remain relevant today.
  • Drama Hotpot (NJOI CH133): This channel offers hours of captivating entertainment showcasing the finest content from China, designed to delight every member of your family.
  • Lawak Sentral (NJOI CH134): Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of side-splitting humour that will leave your spirit roaring. From hilarious stand-up routines to sitcoms packed with punchlines, here is your non-stop ticket to a world of joy and endless giggles.
  • Travel & Taste (NJOI CH135): This channel uncovers the rich tapestry of cultures through immersive travel experiences, whilst also savouring the authentic flavours of each region through delectable recipes.

Interested customers can view 15 FAST channels for free after registering for a sooka account and if they want more premium entertainment and sports content, they can subscribe to sooka from just RM12.90.

For existing NJOI customers who would like to access more channels, they can purchase the NJOI Family Pack with 43 premium channels for only RM29.90 for 30 days. All subscription plans by sooka and NJOI are contract-free and come with zero commitment.

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