Astro offers comprehensive digital platforms for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
KUALA LUMPUR (13 June 2014) – Astro, the official broadcaster of the 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP BRAZIL, has a comprehensive suite of ‘WATCH, PLAY, READ and LISTEN’ digital platforms for Malaysians to fully experience the greatest show on earth.
Lee Choong Khay, Astro Head of Sports said, “For the first time, Astro brings complete coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup to Malaysians on digital platform. Football fans can WATCH all 64 matches via 6 LIVE multi-cam, PLAY interactive game during live matches, READ the latest news, as well as LISTEN to live match broadcast on Radio Arena, the first digital sports radio station in Malaysia.”
With Astro Go 2014 FIFA World Cup App, Football Pass holders can watch all 64 LIVE matches on tablets, smartphones and PCs, where the WATCH experience is enhanced with 6 LIVE multi-cam feeds to fully capture the excitement of matches. With the unique event marker feature, favourite moments can be replay with the tap of a finger during LIVE matches. In addition, viewers can watch key moments of all matches in multi-angle. Astro Go 2014 FIFA World Cup App can be downloaded on iOS and Android tablets and smartphones, while the web version can be accessed via www.stadiumastro.com.
Malaysians can also PLAY during matches with our LIVE football prediction game, ‘Ola Bola Football Predictor’. The game allows you to predict the outcome of exciting moments in a match, i.e. corner kick and penalty. Correct predictions will be awarded with points. The grand prize of a full sized foosball table awaits the top scorer. Search for ‘Football Predictor’ on Google Play Store and Apple App Store and download the game.
Meanwhile, Malaysians can LISTEN to live broadcast of World Cup matches and the latest sports news on Radio Arena, a digital sports radio station on www.stadiumastro.com, which is Astro’s home ground for the 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP BRAZIL. During the month long football fest, Malaysians can access the website for news, live updates, fixtures, match highlights and classic videos from previous World Cups.
There are also options for non Astro customers to join in the excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup via Astro on the Go.
For Football Pass holder:
- Purchase the Football Pass at RM100 to watch all 64 LIVE matches on tablets, smartphones and PCs
- Access to video of over 100 hours of classic matches and highlights from previous FIFA World Cups
For non Football Pass holder:
- Watch 30 matches live for free on Astro on the Go
- For the first time ever, watch selected matches on a Pay Per View basis at RM6 per match
For more information on Astro on the Go, please visit www.astroonthego.com.
‘Whose Side Will You Take?’ is Astro’s digital face painting drive for Malaysians to upload their picture painted with the national flag of their favourite World Cup team. Share the picture on www.stadiumastro.com and use it as your Facebook profile picture and cover photo. For more information or to subscribe to Astro, please log on to www.stadiumastro.com or call 1 300 82 3838.