Raycom Sports Announces Partnership with XOS Digital to Represent
the Raycom Sports Content Library
Partnership expands XOS Digital’s library of college sports content
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Raycom Sports announced today an exclusive partnership with XOS Digital Inc., the leader in collegiate sports content management and licensing. Under the agreement, XOS will provide archiving, enforcement, and content representation services for the entire Raycom Sports portfolio.
Raycom Sports has long been a pioneer in sports production and syndication. Since its founding in 1979, Raycom has built one of the most valuable content libraries in collegiate athletics, which includes over 30 years of historic Atlantic Coast Conference football and basketball footage.
“We are very excited to launch this new, multifaceted partnership with XOS Digital,” said Hunter Nickell, CEO of Raycom Sports. “The Raycom library is an extremely important and valuable property. XOS has demonstrated expertise in licensing and digital asset management, especially at the collegiate level. They are the perfect partner to protect, manage, and distribute the contents of the Raycom library.”
Raycom Sports operates the ACC Network which distributes more than 500 live events through television and digital platforms each year. Utilizing the XOS VAULT™, Raycom and the ACC will now have a centralized digital archive to preserve and distribute their valuable content.
“We are thrilled for the opportunity to work with Raycom Sports,” said Matt Bairos, CEO of XOS Digital, “This addition will allow us to continue to offer our media partners the most extensive collegiate sports archive with unparalleled customer service.”
With over 100 collegiate partners, XOS Digital is widely regarded as the most trusted source for editorial and commercial sports licensing.
Founded in 1999, XOS Digital provides more than 500 sports organizations at all levels a competitive advantage by unlocking insight and value from their digital media assets. XOS offers software, analytics and services that enable our partners to preserve and monetize their digital media assets and our coaches to better scout, recruit, teach and win. For more information, visit www.xosdigital.com.
Charlotte-based Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports sales & marketing, syndication, event management and production firm. Raycom holds the ACC digital and syndicated television rights for ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts. Raycom operates the syndicated ACC Network, which distributes ACC content through live television broadcasts, original programming via digital technologies, historical archives, mobile applications, social media, ACC Championship events and the official ACC website.
Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, AL, owns or operates 62 television stations covering over 14 percent of the United States across 20 states.
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