WWE launches OTT network
January 10, 2014 10.35 Europe/London By Robert Briel
WWE networkWATCH VIDEO. WWE Network will launch as an OTT service in the US on Monday, February 24, featuring all 12 WWE live pay-per-view events.
Programming will include WrestleMania and will be available by subscription for $9.99 per month with a 6-month commitment. WWE Network will also include original programming, reality shows, documentaries, classic matches and more than 1,500 hours of video on demand at launch.
The 24/7 WWE Network will be available on desktops and laptops via WWE.com. WWE Network will also be available through the WWE App on: Amazon’s Kindle Fire devices; Android devices such as Samsung Galaxy; iOS devices such as Apple iPad and iPhone; Roku streaming devices; Sony PlayStation 3 and Sony PlayStation 4; and Xbox 360. Availability on additional devices, including Xbox One and select Smart TVs, will follow this summer.
“Today is a historic day for WWE as we transform and reimagine how we deliver our premium live content and 24/7 programming directly to our fans around the world,” said Vince McMahon, WWE chairman & CEO. “WWE Network will provide transformative growth for our company and unprecedented value for our fans.”
WWE Network is scheduled to launch in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Nordics by the end of 2014/early 2015.