Peacock Closes Huge Streaming Deal With WWE Reportedly Valued Over $1 Billion
Peacock Closes Huge Streaming Deal With WWE Reportedly Valued Over $1 Billion.
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PEACOCK Closes Huge Streaming Deal With WWE Reportedly Valued Over $1 Billion starting on March 18

NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock has struck a deal with the WWE to be its exclusive US streaming service, as part of a multi-year agreement, reportedly worth over $1 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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The WWE Network is the World Wrestling Entertainment’s standalone streaming service that has a $9.99 a month subscription, giving viewers access to WWE’s pay-per-view events, including the famous ‘Wrestlemania’.

From March 18 though, the WWE will be streamed on Peacock Premium, which costs which costs $4.99 per month, or the service without ads will cost $9.99 a month, with the original WWE Network being closed down.

Rick Cordella, Peacock’s Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer said, “WWE Network is a transformative addition to the platform”.

NBCUniversal’s goal is to further strengthen its streaming service, and recently became the exclusive streaming home of The Office after the hit sitcom left Netflix, where all but two seasons of The Office are only available to paid subscribers, although Peacock does also has a free tier.

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Chris King

Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve.
Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs.
Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.