Monday, February 24, 2014, 08:00 am PT (11:00 am ET)
WWE Network launches on iPhone, iPad & Apple TV, offering every PPV for $10 per monthMonday morning brought about the launch of the new streaming network from World Wrestling Entertainment, as well as new applications for both iOS and the Apple TV that allow users to access the content from all of their Apple devices with a $10-per-month subscription.
Users can subscribe to the WWE Network through the official Apple TV application using their iTunes account. Signups are also available on the WWE website, and content can be streamed from a browser as well as the organization's official iOS app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
The WWE Network runs $9.99 per month, plus applicable tax, and subscriptions are available in six-month blocks. Access to the network offers all 12 of the company's live Pay-Per-View events, including its biggest show of the year, Wrestlemania 30, which will be held April 6 in New Orleans.
The new network offers both a live channel with programming airing throughout the day, as well as on-demand content that users can access anytime they like. The subscription includes over 1,000 hours of on-demand content, including every Pay-Per-View ever aired by the WWE, as well as those held by defunct rival promotions World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling.
WWE will also begin airing new original series on its network such as "Legends House," "Wrestlemania Rewind," and "The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW." The company will also air "NXT" matchups featuring superstars-in-training from its Orlando, Fla.-based Performance Center.
Availability of the WWE Network across Apple's range of devices was revealed earlier this month. WWE originally was not planning to allow users to subscribe with their iTunes account, but access has been made available through Apple TV. iOS device users, however, must still subscribe through a browser.
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