IMPACT announces Global Wrestling Network
- Bang Showbiz
- 13 October 2017
'IMPACT Wrestling' has announced it has launched its first worldwide network featuring the likes of Kurt Angle, Sting and Hulk Hogan
'IMPACT Wrestling' has launched its own worldwide digital network for the first time, giving fans 24-hour access to the company's library.
The 'Global Wrestling Network' is available as both a free and premium - $7.99 with the option of a free 30-day trial - service across a number of platforms, including GlobalWrestlingNetwork.com, iOS and Android.
It will launch soon on Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV and Smart TVs, giving fans around the world the chance to watch a host of content, including their favourite moments from the company's 15-year history.
The service will offer every classic pay-per-view event, original series, reality shows and documentaries, exclusive events and cards from 'IMPACT Wrestling's' international promotions and partners, classic content from old territories, over 1,000 hours of original programming, plus the ability to purchase premium live pay-per-view events.
Amongst the international promotions linked to 'IMPACT' Wrestling' are Mexico's Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide and Japanese company Pro Wrestling Noahl
In a statement, 'IMPACT Wrestling' president Ed Nordholm said: "Within just one year, we have made tremendous progress by re-branding and re-energizing the 'IMPACT Wrestling' product. The launch of the 'Global Wrestling Network' marks a significant milestone in the brand's digital growth and international expansion.
"Working with our partners, GWN will create, acquire and curate content from various promotions around the globe to become the leading provider of independent professional wrestling content in the world."
Wrestling legends and superstars like AJ Styles, Kurt Angle and Sting worked for the company in the past, with the 'Global Wrestling Network' hosting their matches alongside today's top stars, such as Lashley, Gail Kim and James Storm.