WWE Network Update: Possible Launch Date After WrestleMania 29

The planned WWE Network might have been delayed yet again. The original launch date was earlier this year during WrestleMania 28 weekend. When WWE failed to secure clearances from the big cable carriers, the launch was delayed to this fall. Now, the latest is that the network launch will be delayed once again.

Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer was interviewed by a newspaper in Stamford this week about the fledgling network and said that he does not think it will launch until next year.

The newspaper reached out to WWE for a comment, but did not get a response. With a 2013 launch now looking like the likely scenario, WWE will likely hold off until WrestleMania 29 weekend, when the company will have the most eyes on their product from the WWE Universe and the mainstream media.

In preparation for the eventual launch, WWE continues to digitize their library of footage, with employees still being hired for the massive undertaking.

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