WWE, an integrated media organization, and PPTV, a Suning Sports Media company, said pre-market Thursday that WWE Network will be available in China for the first time beginning on Aug. 18. It will launch exclusively on PPTV as a subscription video-on-demand service featuring all WWE live pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania and the upcoming SummerSlam.
The companies said PPTV customers can download the PPTV App and watch WWE Network content via smart TVs, set-top boxes, mobile devices and tablets, as well as on www.wwe.cn, www.PPTV.com and www.Sports.PPTV.com. WWE Network on PPTV will showcase WWE’s major live events and ground-breaking original series, including NXTand 205 Live; reality shows, such as Total Divas; documentaries; and classic matches from WWE’s storied history. PPTV will continue to expand WWE Network’s video-on-demand library, adding more than 1,000 hours of content over the next 12 months.