Astro today announced that it is the official distributor of the highly-anticipated Disney+ Hotstar streaming service in Malaysia.

The new streaming service will be launched on 1 June 2021.

The arrangement will see Astro customers able to stream more than 800 films and 18,000 episodes of Disney’s content on the Disney+ Hotstar app.

Astro also noted that it will be working towards making Disney+ Hotstar available via the Ultra and Ulti connected boxes later this year, providing Astro customers with a one-stop entertainment convenience.

What is Disney+ Hotstar?

Disney+ Hotstar is the dedicated streaming home for global and Malaysian hits. It brings together blockbuster Hollywood movies and award-winning content from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, National Geographic, FX, 20th Century Studios and many more, which also includes exclusive premieres and blockbusters from leading Malaysian studios.

Available on compatible internet connected devices, Disney+ Hotstar offers commercial-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, live-action and animated series, short-form content and documentaries, including series like The Mandalorian, WandaVision and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and films like Avengers: Endgame, Aladdin and Frozen 2.

Disney+ Hotstar will also feature an extensive library of award-winning Malaysian cinema releases and homegrown hits, such as J2: J Retribusi, Zombitopia, Ada Hantu, Ejen Ali, Upin & Ipin and more.

Disney+ availability

The streaming service of Disney+ Hotstar Malaysia will be available to Malaysia within two months.

However, starting from 4 May, customers can sign up for Movies Pack that will come with Disney+ Hotstar on 1 June 2021 via WhatsApp +603-95433838, Ch200, astro.com.my/Disney as well as via authorized retailers and dealers.

The service will be priced at RM54.90 for three months which is quite cheap.

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