Astro offers free access to all movie channels starting 18 March

[ UPDATE 21/03/2020 21:00 ] All Malaysians including non-Astro subscribers can watch 22 Astro channels for free via Astro Go. Details here.

[ UPDATE 18/03/2020 18:40 ] Astro is offering Sports Pack customers full access to all channels. Details here.


In light of the impending Movement Control order that starts at midnight tonight, Astro is giving all of its subscribers complimentary access to view all movie channels on Astro and Astro Go.

Starting from 6am on 18th March 2020, the following channels will be available for free:

  • BOO
  • HBO
  • Cinemax
  • FOX Movies
  • FOX Family Movies
  • FOX Action Movies
  • tvN Movies
  • Celestial Movies
  • Astro Citra
  • Tayangan Hebat
  • Thangathirai
  • BollyOne
  • HITS Movies
  • Celestial Classic Movies

Some of the key highlights include the new season of “Westworld” on HBO as well as blockbuster movies such as “Avengers: End Game” on Fox Movies and “Parasite” on tvN Movies. Customers can also stream on their mobile devices via Astro Go which is available on both App Store and Google Play.

For NJOI customers, you will get free access to two extra channels namely KIX and Nat Geo WILD. The complimentary viewing access will end on 11:59pm on 31st March 2020.

According to Astro, they are committed to serving Malaysians by keeping them informed and entertained as the nation goes through challenging times to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. More details will be published on

Alexander Wong