WWE Announces 731,000 WWE Network Subscribers Through Quarter 3

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WWE reported their 2014 third quarter results on Thursday before market open. As part of the release, they gave an update on WWE Network subscribers. The company noted they have 703,000 WWE Network subscribers in the United States and 28,000 internationally. Those numbers are as of September 30, 2014.

Below is the table included in Thursday's report:

WWE Network

Here's an excerpt breaking these numbers down further from the company's earnings release:

WWE Network added 31,000 subscribers in the quarter, representing a 4% increase from June 30, and reached 731,000 subscribers at quarter-end. Subscriber growth reflected the acquisition of 286,000 subscribers, which was 71% above the gross subscriber additions in the period between April 7 (the day after WrestleMania) and June 30 (WWE Network added 182,000 gross subscribers during the April 1- April 6 period, which included WrestleMania). Through September 30, WWE Network had attracted approximately 971,000 unique subscribers with 75% of these subscribers active as of that date.

The U.S. version of WWE Network was made available in more than 170 countries and territories beginning August 12. Between that date and September 30, WWE Network acquired approximately 30,000 international subscribers, representing 10% of gross additions. Additionally, on August 12, the Company introduced a $12.99 (cancel at any time) plan, which reached 23,000 subscribers at quarter end.

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