Astro NJOI

Astro NJOI is a Malaysia free satellite television service launched on 18 February 2012 in collaboration with the government of Malaysia and Astro.[1] It was officially announced by Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak on 20 December 2011.[2] At launch, the service provided 18 television channels and 19 radio stations. However, existing Astro customers may purchase this service through separate account.[3]

At launch, the set-up which consist of a set-top box, Out-Door Unit (ODU) satellite dish, smartcard and remote control unit, was available at a one-time payment of RM 305 at all Astro authorised retailers, with a standard installation fee of RM 100 from an Astro-authorised installer as stated on the website. In mid-2013, the one-time payment was reduced to RM 280, and installation remains at RM 100. The platform uses prepaid card method where one can pay for the day and amount for the prepaid channels that one wants to watch. The decoder's HDMI output is locked out and this leaves users with composite signal and component video output. However, certain decoders with updated firmware are able to use the HDMI output. NJOI launched of its HD channel, channel 300, on 1 February 2015.[4] In 2016, the recommended retail price has been set at RM285 (inclusive of GST). It's main competitor would be antenna based DTT service, MYTV Broadcasting.

An Njoi satellite dish similar to Astro's.

Current TV Channels

Channel Package
100 NJOI Prepaid Info
101 TV1
102 TV2
103 TV3
105 Astro Prima
106 Astro Oasis
107 NTV7
114 TV Alhijrah
118 Astro Go Shop Malay HD
119 TV9
135 Astro Maya HD
180 TVi
200 Prabayar NJOI
201 Astro Vaanavil
203 Makkal TV
300 Astro Xi Yue HD
301 Astro AEC
302 iView
304 Kah Lai Toi
318 Astro Go Shop Mandarin HD
321 Celestial Classic Movies
325 Astro Xiao Tai Yang
334 CCTV4
501 Astro Awani
502 Bernama News Channel
601 Astro Tutor TV UPSR
602 Astro Tutor TV PT3
603 Astro Tutor TV SPM
708 8TV
737 Go Asean HD

Current Prepaid Channels

Channel Package
104 Astro Ria
131 Astro Citra
132 Astro Warna
133 Astro Bella
141 Bintang
142 Pelangi
241 Astro Box Office Movies: Thangathirai
311 Astro Wah Lai Toi
314 TVB Xing He
322 Celestial Movies
324 Astro Shuang Xing
333 Astro Hua Hee Dai
391 KBS World
480 Astro First
481 Astro Best
550 Nat Geo Wild
556 Animal Planet
610 Astro TVIQ
611 Astro Ceria
801 Astro Arena
808 eGG
810 Astro SuperSport
811 Astro SuperSport 2
817 Astro SuperSport 4
820 WWE Network

Current Radio Channels

These radio channels are same as Astro

Channel Radio Station
852 Hitz FM
853 MY FM
854 Lite FM
855 Mix FM
856 Era FM
857 Sinar FM
858 Melody FM
859 THR Raaga
860 Classic Rock
861 Gold
862 Opus
863 THR Gegar
864 India Beat
865 Jazz
866 Osai FM
867 Bayu FM
868 Kenyalang FM
869 Nasional FM
870 Sabah V FM
871 Wai FM

See also


  1. "PM launches country's first free satellite TV service". The Star. Retrieved 22 November 2011.
  2. "Free satellite TV". The Star. Retrieved 22 November 2011.
  3. "njoi - FAQ". Astro. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
  4. "Free to Njoi - hi-def TV shows". The Star. Retrieved 20 September 2016.

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