WWE Network Expands in Canada, Middle East
February 12, 2015 - WWE
Rogers Communications will yield a over-the-top streaming use to some-more Canadians by carriage agreements with Cogeco Cable Canada, Shaw and Shaw Direct, Telus Optik TV and Telus Satellite TV, and Videotron. It’s also accessible on Eastlink in a country.
The rollout on a other TV providers will start Feb. 25 with Telus and run around March.
WWE and Rogers announced a 10-year promote and multimedia understanding in August, creation a wire user a disdainful distirbutor of WWE’s programming.
In a Middle East, a new five-year agreement with pay-TV network OSN will make a WWE Network accessible as a premium, linear channel in a segment and in North Africa on set-top boxes, by a OSN Play VOD use and around WWE’s app, by GO by OSN.
OSN already aired WWE’s weekly “Raw” and “SmackDown” TV shows, as good as “NXT,” “Superstars” and other series.
“OSN has a longstanding attribute with WWE, and we are really vehement to be expanding that attribute serve with a disdainful carriage of a WWE Network,” pronounced Andy Warkman OSN’s VP, competition and production. “We will be co-branding a linear channel OSN WWE Network HD and following on from a extended TV understanding renovation final year, this is good news for WWE fans in a Middle East North Africa region. We are looking brazen to rising a network in a entrance weeks and cementing a position as a home of WWE in a region.”
“WrestleMania” will take place Mar 29.
The WWE Network is accessible in some-more than 170 countries and territories and recently surpassed 1 million subscribers only 11 months after launch.
The network offers all 12 WWE pay-per-view events live, as good as entrance to a company’s immeasurable library of TV shows and strange array for $9.99 a month.