World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has signed a deal with the newly formed Endeavor Streaming, ending their deal with the Disney-owned BAMTech, according to Variety.
- WWE had previously used BAMTech, now called Disney Streaming Services, to deliver its WWE Network, which launched in 2014.
- The deal between WWE and Disney Streaming Services ended at the end of 2018 and WWE opted not to renew the deal.
- In 2018, Endeavor acquired NeuLion, a technology product and service provider specializing in digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization – merging their platform with the technology it needed.
What they’re saying:
- WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon: “Endeavor Streaming’s best-in-class technology enables us to offer more features, elevate the user experience and provides us even more opportunity to delight our fans around the world.”
- Endeavor CTO Nick Wilson and President of Business Operations Will Staeger: “We’ve integrated Endeavor’s scalable platform with NeuLion’s industry leading technology and feature set to provide clients with the best tools and services in video streaming, removing technology as a barrier in reaching their consumers.”