NJOI welcomes you back!

NJOI welcomes you back!

NJOI welcomes you back!

NJOI welcomes you back! Does anyone receive this email from Astro? I just got one today. It looks like Astro is reaching out to their ex-subscribers and offering to re-activate Astro account for a contract-free NJOI with no monthly bills.

A few days back, I received a text message on my phone from Astro telling me that they are opening all 49 TV and radio channels, and more info are coming to my email or their agent will call me soon. So today, when I check my email, I saw this email.

And this is how the email looks like.

NJOI welcomes you back!

Hello there,

Let’s NJOI! We are opening all 49 TV & Radio channels for you on NJOI. Please ensure you have all these equipment in functioning condition:

  1. Astro decoder
  2. Smartcard
  3. Remote control
  4. Outdoor dish unit

Then, SMS to 66688 : NAKNJOI<space>12 Digit SMARTCARD NUMBER.

We will activate the NJOI account for you from our end and we will notify you once that has been done. Give us about 3 – 4 working days to do so.

Shall you have any inquiries about this offer, please call 1 300 82 9888.

Unlike Astro’s subscription, NJOI is totally free of contract and has no monthly bills. You have the control of your entertainment needs, purchase additional channels or packs whenever you want. More info about NJOI and its offering, please visit www.njoi.com.my.

Please note that this offer has limited spots and we will entertain based on first come first serve basis.

As you noticed in the email above, you need to have all 4 items in working condition. For a new customer, all these will cost you RM405 (at the time of writing this post). This price includes 6% of service tax and RM100 of installation fee.

NJOI Prepaid channels and packages

There are 49 Free Channels – 29 TV and 20 Radio channels* (as of Oct 2017).

iNjoi CH 100 TV1 CH 101
TV2 CH 102 TV3 CH 103
Astro Prima CH 105 Astro Oasis CH 106
NTV7 CH 107 TV AlHijrah CH 114
Astro GO SHOP CH 118 TV9 CH 119
Astro Maya HD CH 135 TVi CH 180
Astro Vanaavil CH 201 Makkal TV CH 203
Astro Xi Yue HD CH 300 Astro AEC CH 301
iView CH 302 Astro GO SHOP CH 318
Celestial Classics Movies CH 321 Astro Xiao Tai Yang CH 325
CCTV4 CH 334 Astro Awani CH 501
Bernama TV CH 502 Astro Tutor TV CH 601
Astro Tutor TV PMR CH 602 Astro TV SPM CH 603
8TV CH 708 Astro Arena CH 801

Using NJOI Now apps

You also can watch using NJOI Now apps available for Android and iOS.

  1. Download NJOI Now apps for free from Google Play or App Store.
  2. Register your account.
  3. Validate the registration through email.
  4. Log in and watch for free.

If you have the NJOI decoder at home, you can link your decoder account to your NJOI Now account.


If you read my post about how and why I terminate my Astro account and how bad Astro technical service, you should know that I was very disappointed with Astro. Not just their technical service, their customer service on Facebook page has also a similar level of disappointment. Hence, it is not worth the money.

However, with NJOI Prepaid, it slightly makes sense now. You can enjoy watching all the channels listed above for free. And if you want to watch premium content, you can buy the NJOI Prepaid from selected outlets or online banking at any time (depends on the individual, definitely not for me).

That’s all I have to say for now. If you have anything to share, just let me know in the comment below.

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