2013 News


WWE To Launch in Myanmar
July 2, 2013
July 2, 2013, Myanmar – WWE (NYSE:WWE) and SkyNet DTH today announced a new three-year television distribution agreement that brings WWE’s weekly television programming to Myanmar.

Beginning this month, SkyNet DTH will broadcast Monday Night Raw®, SmackDown®, WWE Main Event™ and WWE NXT™ on the SkyNet Sports 3 & SkyNet Teen channels.

"Joining WWE to bring their world-class entertainment to the people of Myanmar is a significant addition to our expanding portfolio,” said Win Naing, Executive General Manager of SkyNet TV. “We look forward to an ongoing partnership with WWE as we help to continue awareness and viewership of this global brand in South East Asia.”

"Myanmar is an emerging market in South East Asia and we are pleased to partner with SkyNet DTH to provide the best of WWE's family-friendly entertainment to this new audience,” said Sweesin Wu, WWE’s Vice President & General Manager, Asia Pacific.

About WWE:
WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 150 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

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About SkyNet
SKYNET Direct to Home (DTH) is a satellite television pay tv operator provided nationwide in Myanmar by Shwe Than Lwin Media Co.,Ltd. It was launched in November 2010 with a signal reach of 100% within Myanmar. Sky Net currently broadcasts 78 SD channels and 5 HD channels via Apstar 7 satellite. SkyNet is official broadcast partner to many other sporting events including 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Barclay Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Europa League, DFL Bundesliga, Spain La Liga, Italy Serie- A TIM, France Ligue 1, the FA Cup, Major League Soccer, Brazillian League, Japan J- League, Korea K-League and Australia A-League.

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Media Contacts:
Henry Jacob, WWE
+44 20 7349 1744

Win Naing, Skynet
wnaing@shwethanlwinmedia.com

Investor Contact:
Michael Weitz
+1 203-352-8642
Michael.Weitz@wwecorp.com

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