Partial Source: Pwinsider
— Those who signed up for a trial membership were not actually charged $9.99 as some have claimed. WWE put a hold charge on the card to see if it was valid, similar to what a rental car company or hotel would do. They then refunded the charge on the same day.
— The material on the WWE Network is in HD, but if the shows were filmed in standard definition, that is what they are shown in.