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WWE Network conference call notes, free trial offer

WWE held a conference call on Tuesday morning with investors to discuss the launch of the new WWE Network in February. Vince McMahon and George Barrios were part of the call.

Here are a few highlights.

* Viewers will be given the option of a free week trial on "some platforms" to sample the new network. The trial would not be made available during the weeks of PPV events.

* It was noted that 88 million homes in the United States have broadband access. They are predicting 2 to 3 million U.S. subscribers by the end of 2015.

* The goal is to reach another 750,000 to 1 million for the rest of the world.

* They continue to be in talks with the USA Network and feel the new network will only lead to an increase in television ratings for RAW and Smackdown going forward.

* A live studio talk show will debut in a few months on the network.

Source: Prowrestling.net, The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online

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