FUEL TV and Opper Sports Productions Forge Strategic Alliance to Launch FUEL TV+
Solana Beach, CA, USA and Lisbon, Portugal (Sept. 1, 2020)—FUEL TV and Opper Sports Productions have forged a strategic alliance to launch FUEL TV+ as a global Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVOD) service, it was announced today by Fernando Figueiredo, CEO of FUEL TV GLOBAL S.A., and Ira Opper, President and CEO of Opper Sports Productions.
The service will initially be available in North America as of10 September 2020 and will launch a phased roll-out in additional territories over the coming months. FUEL TV+ will be available on a variety of platforms, including apps for AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad and on the web at https://plus.fuel.tv
“FUEL TV and Opper Sports have done business together for years,” said Figueiredo in making the announcement. “From co-producing Emmy-winning series to working together with their leading-edge technology platform, they are the perfect partner to bring us back to the US and expand our global reach.”
FUEL TV+ features a global content library of more than 2,000 hours of professionally produced action sports programming including original series, films and events, plus the 24/7FUEL TV channel, all commercial-free.
“Our alliance is built on a solid global brand combined with our proven video platform,” said Opper. “The addition of FUELTV’s 24/7 linear stream highlights the flexibility of our platform. Live or on-demand, our goal is to deliver an awesome action sports viewing experience to our subscribers."
About FUEL TV Global
Founded in 2003, FUEL TV is the global home of action sports. Available in more than 100countries worldwide, FUEL is the only channel focused exclusively on the sports, cultures and lifestyles of Surf, Skate, Snow, BMX, and MTB, and the art, music and fashion that define them. Headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal, FUEL TV has offices in Los Angeles, Miami, São Paulo, Beijing and Melbourne.
About Opper Sports Productions
Founded in 1995, Solana Beach-based Opper Sports Productions is an Emmy award-winning digital media company that is recognized globally for their action sport documentaries and prime time television series. The company owns and operates several SVOD services including TheSurfNetwork and Gilad TV. Additionally, Opper Sports Productions maintains the world’s largest and most comprehensive historical stock footage film library on the sport of surfing