Fuel TV (Australian TV channel)

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Country Australia
Broadcast area Australia and New Zealand
Headquarters Lisboa - Portugal
Owner FUEL TV Global, S.A.
LaunchedMarch 2004 (Pay TV)
November 2019 (7plus)
Closed2 November 2014 (Pay TV)
Former namesFuel (2004–05)
Website 7plus.com.au

FUEL TV is a FAST (Free Advertising Streaming Television) channel on 7plus [1] and formally a cable and satellite action sports network that airs in Australia between 2004 and 2014. It first launched in 2004, and was owned by Fox Sports Pty Ltd.


It also screened limited original content, UFC programming, Impact Wrestling and formerly aired Attack of the Show! and X-Play from G4 until their January 2013 cancellation. It also showed live coverage of all ASP World Tour men's surfing events. It was also used as an "overflow" channel for Fox Sports Australia when all 3 main Fox Sports are being used for other obligations and they have a fourth, motorsport/extreme sport obligation, which gets shown on FUEL TV live, and delayed on Fox Sports.

For non-motorsport/extreme sport obligations, Pay-per-view channel Main Event was used to broadcast the program under the "Fox Sports Plus" banner, for no extra cost, to a Foxtel/Austar subscription.

On 2 November 2014, Fuel TV closed and was replaced by Fox Sports 4. [2] [3]

FUEL TV Australia and the Seven Network have signed an agreement that will see a 24/7 streaming channel running on the 7plus platform [4] [5] [6]


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