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WWE removes geoblock for the Network in the UK

WWE Network

In anticipation for next week’s WWE Network launch in the United Kingdom, WWE already took off the geoblocking settings that prevented fans living in the UK access the Network website with a UK IP address. While registration is not open yet for fans in the United Kingdom, those who already had an account and accessed the Network via a VPN or DNS...

Tough Enough added to the WWE Network

Tough Enough

There’s a new addition to the WWE Network: WWE’s reality series Tough Enough. As of this writing only the first season has made its way online, with all the 13 episodes from the 2001 season ready to stream under the Originals section of the Network. The first season saw Maven, Chris Nowinski, and Josh Mathews in the final. Tough Enough ended...

One year on since the announcement of the WWE Network

WWE Network

One year ago today, on January 8, 2014, at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Vince McMahon stood on stage and announced the creation and launch of the WWE Network. The much hyped announcement was attended by WWE executives along with Triple H, Shawn Michaels, and Stone Cold Steve Austin, all on board to promote wrestling’s next big thing: the...

WWE announces the lauch of Network in the UK…again

WWE Network

WWE has announced the launch of the WWE Network in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland for January 19, its third attempt to launch the over-the-top service in the area. The Network will be the U.S. version, meaning it will be available on the Internet, iOS, Android devices, gaming consoles, Smart TVs, and other devices rather than a...

Sportsnet 360 in Canada to show free feeds of WWE Network

WWE Network

The WWE Network provider in Canada, Rogers Communications, will be offering a free preview of the Network on Christmas, Boxing, and New Year’s day. The Network will be unlocked for everyone between 10AM and 4PM EST and then again between 7PM and 1AM EST on Sportsnet 360 on Christmas Day. The following day a free feed will start at 6AM till Noon...

12 Days of Attitude coming to WWE Network starting Sunday

WWE Network

Beginning on December 21, the WWE Network will present ’12 Days of Attitude,’ where each day, subscribers will be able to unlock new programming in their video-on-demand library from the Attitude Era. Full episodes of Monday Night Raw, SmackDown and Heat will be among content available. Also included are memorable moments from the Attitude Era...

WWE Network arrives on Eastlink in Canada

WWE Network

Eastlink, a Canadian cable television and telecommunications company, today announced the launch of WWE Network in high definition on their network, becoming the second provider along with Rogers Communications to carry WWE’s service in Canada. “Our customers have been asking us daily when we are going to carry this channel so it is extra...

Prime Time Wrestling episodes popping up on the WWE Network

WWE Network

WWE has started slowly adding the Prime Time Wrestling series to the WWE Network, a show which originally aired on USA Network from January 1985 to January 1993, signing off to make room for Monday Night Raw. Only two shows so far are archived online, both from mid 1986 with WWE Hall of Famers, the late Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan...

WWE Network’s #FreeFreeFree promotion expires today

WWE Network

Today is the last day of the #FreeFreeFree WWE Network promotion for the month of November. Starting tomorrow, those who do not cancel their subscription online will be charged $9.99 for the month of December so if you do not plan on keeping the service you better cancel before 11:59PM tonight. Those who did not take part in the promotion can...

ECW live special on the WWE Network this coming Monday

ECW

Next week beginning on Monday, WWE Network will present ECW Week, starting with a live special titled ECW Exposed. ECW Exposed will be hosted by Paul Heyman and Joey Styles and will air live immediately following Monday Night Raw on November 10. Apart from talking stories about ECW, Heyman and Styles will be answering questions which fans can...

Vince McMahon apologizes to UK fans over WWE Network

Vince Mcmahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon recorded a 40 second video message to apologize to the UK fans over the second failed attempt to launch the WWE Network in the region. McMahon said that UK fans are very important to WWE and the company had several great memories in the country and they are working day and night to bring the WWE Network there. He...

WWE aborts Network launch in UK again with 20 minutes to go

WWE Network

With 20 minutes to launch, WWE canceled the arrival of the WWE Network in the United Kingdom. “The launch of WWE Network in the U.K. has been delayed until further notice,” read a message on Twitter and on the WWE.COM website when accessed with a UK IP address. The cancellation sparked a fury of abuse from UK fans towards WWE on social media...

WWE Network goes live in the UK in a few hours

WWE Network

The United Kingdom will finally get the WWE Network, officially at least, starting today. Getting the same deal as the rest of the world, minus Canada, the Network in the UK will be the over-the-top service with the month of November free for new subscribers and then $9.99 a month with no commitment starting in December. The United Kingdom is one...

WWE Network to debut in the UK on November 3

WWE Network

WWE fans in the United Kingdom will finally get the WWE Network starting Monday, November. The month of November will also be free for UK fans and signups will be accepted starting at 8PM GMT on Monday. For the first two weeks, the WWE Network in the UK will only be available on a browser, iOS, and Android devices. Then starting on November 18...

WWE loses 255,000 Network subscribers in one quarter

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Out of the new additional 31,000 subscribers to the WWE Network, 3,000 of them are in the United States while the rest of the 28,000 subs are International. In total during the quarter, WWE added 286,000 subscribers to the Network however had a massive 255,000 cancellations. Out of the 286,000 new subscribers, 23,000 out of them decided to take...

Modifications coming to the WWE Network

WWE Network

In a press release issued today, WWE announced some changes that will be coming to the WWE Network by the end of the year. Limited advertising – which was announced a few weeks ago – have already started with companies such as Pepsi, Mattel, K-Mart, Take-Two Interactive, and Pure Talk USA being the first advertisers. The advertising...