Updated 10:16 PM EDT, Wed, Oct 20, 2021

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WWE has announced that it is opening the WWE Network for free to new subscribers this February, Digital Spy reported.

WWE officially launched The Network in February last year and started rolling out to consumers worldwide starting August, completing its run by opening in the United Kingdom last month. The association already offered the same free service to its subscribers in November and after deeming it a success, they've decided to do it one more time.

Michelle Wilson, WWE's chief revenue and marketing officer, made the announcement, saying, "We are excited to extend the same opportunity in February to those who have not yet subscribed, so they can experience all that WWE Network offers right before WrestleMania."

Interested subscribers can head to the official website of WWE and sign up for the subscription. Subscribers get the chance to view the live video podcast recording on Feb. 2 featuring Triple H being interviewed by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, and on Feb. 22, the new FAST LANE pay-per-view event.

The regular subscriber's fee for the WWE Network is $9.99 (£6.55) per month in most territories, and is offered in the U.K. at £9.99 monthly.

WWE's new offering coincides with The Network hitting the magic number, announcing that they have garnered around one million subscribers thanks to the recent Royal Rumble 2015 pay-per-view event at the Wells Fargo Center, according to Sporting News.

While it's still far off from what WWE needs for The Network to start yielding ample profits, and also to recover from costs they have been pouring onto the pay-per-view events. However, it's a good start for the network and with the free February promo coming up, they might be able to get even more subscribers.

This also hopefully gives WWE some points with their fans, as they were recently embroiled in a controversy when those who watched the Royal Rumble 2015 started booing the wrestlers and threatening to boycott the network, Inquisitr reported.

Despite being one of their more popular fighters, Daniel Bryan was quickly tossed off the ring, lasting only around 10 minutes in the match, which left fans outraged. Fans started cheering for only a few of the wrestlers, booed the rest and at the end of the match, thousands canceled their subscription to the network.

WWE stated, however, that they were not planning to give in to fans, no matter their support for Bryan, according to Wrestle Zone.

A recent edition of Wrestling Observer Radio said that executives felt Bryan was not a main event player and not capable of being the face of the association. Because of that, they decided they "will not cave" to fans' demands this year, such as their calls for Bryan to participate in the main event for Wrestlemania.

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