Late Wednesday night, on Nov. 12, the WWE Network was down for at least an hour. Some subscribers to the WWE Network experienced outages that lasted about two hours, before they were able to regain access to the network around 11 p.m. EST. The outage is very notable due to the fact that such a lengthy outage has not been reported since early March, when the WWE had just been launched.
Since then, WWE issued a statement to subscribers who experienced the outage:
“Dear WWE Network Subscriber,
Last night at approximately 8:30 pm ET, WWE Network experienced technical difficulties which may have impacted your ability to access video content. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused, but please be assured that we have corrected the problem and restored complete access to WWE Network.
If you have any questions regarding your subscription, please visit wwe.com/help. wwe.com/help .
Thank you for being a WWE Network Subscriber.
WWE Network Support”
Before WWE’s statement, F4WOnline noted that people within WWE had already been speculating about why the WWE Network was down. According to the website’s report, some people believed that it had been hacked. However, the report would go on to state that the WWE Network had been internally shut down for an unknown reason.
Hopefully WWE did indeed correct the problem that caused the downtime. Overall, the WWE Network has been solid with streaming since its early troubles upon launch in late February extending into early March.