Astro Arena (TV channel)

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Astro Arena
Astro Arena HD.png
Broadcast areaMalaysia
Headquarters Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Language(s) Malay
Picture format16:9 (SDTV) & (HDTV)
Owner Astro
Sister channelsAstro Arena Bola
Astro SuperSport
Astro Box Office Sport
Astro Cricket
Launched26 March 2010 (SD)
5 June 2015 (HD)
18 August 2018 (Astro Arena Radio)
1 October 2021 (Astro Arena 2 HD)
Closed12 April 2021 (SD) (Astro only)
1 October 2021 (Astro Arena Radio)

Astro Arena is a Malaysian television station owned and operated by Astro. It is the first 24/7 Malay language sports channel in Malaysia. This channel can be viewed on channel 801 through Astro's Family Pack. Launched on 26 March 2010, it was the idea from the former Malaysian Minister of Youth and Sports YB. Dato' Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, together with the Olympic Council of Malaysia and Astro, to have a sports channel dedicated solely to the development of Malaysian sports.


Astro Arena is a 4-in-one channel featuring live local sports, a comprehensive 7-day-a-week coverage of local and international sports news, informative magazine and information programming and interactive viewer involvement. [1]

The channel delivers 700 hours of live, local sports a year, with an additional 2000 hours of replays greatly expanding the amount of local sports available in the country. It also provides coverage of up to 56 hours a week of Malaysians competing at international levels or the best in world sports of a particular interest to the Malaysian audience. [1]

Astro Arena is currently available for free-to-view on Astro customers and on NJOI customers in Malaysia on Channel 831 in Standard Definition (SD) format (for current NJOI customers only) and channel 801 in High Definition (HD) format (Astro customers & NJOI Prepaid).

From 23 January 2023, all esports content and eGG Network’s in-house shows will be made available through the company’s Bahasa Malaysia-based sports channels, Astro Arena (channel 801) and Astro Arena 2 (channel 802). [2]

On 24 February 2023, Astro Arena will rebroadcast the Malaysian League match since their last broadcast on 2014. It broadcasts the rematch that will officially start involving the Sumbangsih Cup action between Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) against Terengganu FC (TFC) via channels 803 and 804.


Astro Arena 2

Astro Arena 2 is the second channel of Astro Arena. Launched on 1 October 2021, it is broadcast in Channel 802 in HD. It airing localised coverage of international sports and sports news updates for Malaysian sport fans.

Astro Arena Bola

Astro Arena Bola is the third channel of Astro Arena. Launched on 24 February 2023, it is broadcast in Channel 803 in HD. It airing Malaysian League in 24 hours.

Astro Arena Bola 2

Astro Arena Bola 2 is the fourth channel of Astro Arena. Launched on 24 February 2023, it is broadcast in Channel 804 in HD. It airing Malaysian League in 24 hours.



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Multi-sport events






  • Malaysia Championship Series (until 2019)
  • Malaysia Speed Festival (until 2019)


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  1. 1 2 "Astro Arena Channel 801" . Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  2. "eGG Network is now at Astro Arena Channel 801" . Retrieved 22 January 2013.