TV: Fuel TV Launches iPad Channel on iTunes
May 27, 2010
Fuel TV Launches iPad Channel on iTunes
Network expands content offering for new device
FUEL TV, the only network dedicated to the lifestyle of action sports, is excited to announce an HD channel is now available in the Apple iTunes store specifically formatted for the iPad. This channel takes FUEL TV podcasts to a whole new level of HD quality. Consumers may download some of FUEL TV’s best content for free and watch the premier podcasts FUEL TV has to offer. Podcasts for such shows as “The Moto,” “New Pollution” and “Tracking Eero” formatted for the smaller iPhone or iPod Touch are now also formatted for the larger 1,024 by 768 pixel screen offered on the iPad and can be downloaded from the iTunes store at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fuel-tv-for-the-ipad/id365791072.
“We’re thrilled to have our own iPad channel,” says Patrick Perez, FUEL TV Director of New Media. “Providing the best HD quality podcasts that technology has to offer for our viewers is now possible with the launch of this channel. We’re aiming to expand the experience of our audience, as well as, attracting new viewers who will be introduced to FUEL TV through these short-form podcasts and will then go out and order FUEL TV through their local or satellite cable provider. We will also be making our podcasts available for download the 3G version of the iPad, so that viewers can access the best action sports wherever they are.”
To access FUEL TV’s HD quality podcasts on the iPad, go to the iTunes app from your iPad and search FUEL TV to find the “FUEL TV for the iPad” channel. There are currently FUEL TV podcasts featuring the best surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross action. And with summer around the corner, FUEL TV will soon offer wakeboarding podcasts as well. The FUEL TV iPad channel is updated weekly to bring you fresh podcasts. The channel is currently available through a WiFi connection, and will soon be available in a 3G-capable version.
The FUEL TV iPhone app is also available for free download on the iPad. Through this app, you can access FUEL TV’s nine video podcast channels, live streaming of FUEL TV’s webcasts, updates from the FUEL TV blogs, Twitter integration, a community photo blog, FUEL TV show information, news updates, schedules, and more.
The FUEL TV iPad channel was launched on April 2, 2010 and is now available to view HD podcasts at the following direct link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fuel-tv-for-the-ipad/id365791072