WWE Network surpasses 1m subs
January 28, 2015
By Nik Roseveare
WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) has revealed that its WWE Network has surpassed 1 million subscribers just 11 months after launch. These results represent a 37 per cent increase (24 per cent domestically) in subscribers since last reported at the end of third quarter 2014, driven primarily by a successful free November promotion, the launch of the service in the UK and significant additions for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on January 25th.
“We’re thrilled that we’ve surpassed the 1 million subscriber milestone less than a year after launching WWE Network and in advance of WrestleMania, our biggest event of the year on March 29th,” said WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. “We remain focused on delivering an outstanding value proposition for ours fans by adding new content and new features in the coming year.”
Viewer data continues to indicate that, on average, close to 90 per cent of subscribers access WWE Network at least once per week, 99 per cent access WWE Networkat least once per month and 86 per cent of subscribers are satisfied with WWE Network.