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fuboTV Subs Suffer Outage During Honduras-USA World Cup Qualifier

Soccer-centric vMVPD apologizes to fans for sign-on problems during eventful game 9/05/2017 8:55 PM Eastern
fuboTV reached out on Twitter.

fuboTV subscribers, many of whom get the service to see live sports matches such as the Honduras vs. United States FIFA World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night, were on social media complaining that they could not login to watch the match, which was televised by beIN Sports and NBCUniverso.

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The service, which is actively going after subscribers now with discounts from the normal $34.99 monthly base package of channels, was busy during the match responding to customers on Twitter, apologizing for the inconvenience, saying it was working hard to fix the problem and offering a work-around to login to the beIN Sports app using fuboTV credentials.

Some fans were frustrated despite (or partly in response to) the social media response.

As the match reached a dramatic conclusion -- U.S. forward Bobby Wood scored in the 85th minute to obtain a 1-1 draw that maintains hope of coach Bruce Arena's team qualifying for the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next year -- fuboTV was able to report good news.

At one point fuboTV said the glitch was affecting customers on a random basis.

This writer attempted to login using the fuboTV app on Roku and could not access the programming menu until after the U.S. match was ended. We will update this story if more information is reported from fuboTV.

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