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Wall Street may watch WrestleMania 30 as World Wrestling Entertainment advances its Internet project, the WWE Network, a subscription-only streaming video service.
Wall Street may watch WrestleMania 30 as World Wrestling Entertainment advances its Internet project, the WWE Network, a subscription-only streaming video service.WWE/new york times

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NEW YORK — On any list of visionary media moguls in the digital age, Vince McMahon, the professional wrestling impresario, might not immediately come to mind as a likely name.

Yet McMahon and his company, World Wrestling Entertainment, have positioned themselves on the cutting edge of Internet television with the WWE Network, a new subscription-only streaming video service. Introduced in February, the network broadcasts the pro wrestling extravaganzas that were once available only on cable and satellite television.

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