WWE Network is now available in the Middle East and North Africa exclusively through OSN, the pay-TV network said yesterday.
WWE Network is available in the MENA region as a premium, linear channel co-branded as OSN WWE Network HD. The launch of the channel, included in OSN’s Platinum HD package, comes just before WWE’s biggest event of the year, WrestleMania, which airs live on Monday, March 30, at 3am GST.
OSN WWE Network HD offers one-of-a-kind programming including all 12 WWE pay-per-view events live at no additional charge, ground breaking original series, including Legends’ House and Monday Night War and reality shows including Total Divas. Additional programming includes documentaries, classic matches and exclusive coverage of special events.
“OSN has a long-standing relationship with WWE, and we are now expanding that relationship further by launching OSN WWE Network HD exclusively in the region,” said Andy Warkman, OSN vice president, sport and production. “This is great news for WWE fans in the Middle East and North Africa.”
Gerrit Meier, WWE executive vice president, international, added: “As WWE’s popularity continues to soar, we have expanded our footprint in the region, adding more live events, television programming and now, OSN WWE Network HD. WWE is committed to growing our brand globally and bringing the WWE experience to our many passionate fans around the world.”
The all-new OSN WWE Network HD channel will be available free of charge beginning today through Sunday, March 29, via OSN. On Monday, March 30, subscribers to the OSN Platinum HD package will automatically receive the channel. Non-Platinum HD package subscribers will have the option to upgrade to the package to enjoy the channel, or they can select it as an add-on for only US$9.99 per month. In addition, all subscribers to OSN WWE Network HD will have access to special WWE video-on-demand programming in their OSN Plus HD Box.