ACC Digital Network Launches Affiliate Program, Offering Access to Licensed Atlantic Coast Conference Video Highlights

Blogs, Local Media and Alumni Organizations Given Easy-to-use Tool To Embed Exclusive Content for Free

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--()--The Atlantic Coast Conference and the ACC Digital Network brought to you by Ruby Tuesday have announced the ACC Affiliate Program, a new step in providing fans access to the best game highlights and on-demand video features. Through the new affiliate portal, extended media outlets including alumni organizations, local TV, sports radio and sports blog sites will have immediate access to the ACC Digital Network’s exclusive game highlights through a very simple online tool.

“This affiliate hub gives media outlets deeply engaging video content that will help attract new audiences, and it streamlines the process to provide official licensed programming to sites that otherwise wouldn’t have access.”

The ACC Digital Network is the exclusive home for game highlights following the live broadcast of ACC games. By providing a simple sign-up process, the ACC Digital Network is giving targeted local media and fan sites the ability to easily post video highlights on their site, without navigation through multiple contracts and sports rights restrictions.

Media opportunities include the ability to:

  • Create a full page ACC experience with all of the ACC Highlights
  • Embed a small player in the right rail of relevant sports pages
  • Embed video highlights in editorial articles with the single embed video player
  • Embed video players customized by school

“February heats up with conference basketball match-ups, and with March Madness just around the corner, we are excited to launch such a simple solution for access to our game highlights,” said Matt Carstens, EVP and General Manager of the ACC Digital Network. “This affiliate hub gives media outlets deeply engaging video content that will help attract new audiences, and it streamlines the process to provide official licensed programming to sites that otherwise wouldn’t have access.”

Affiliate partners can embed a variety of video players for their websites by going to: http://theaccdn.net/players. For player access, they simply fill out the request form/click-through agreement and video players will be provided within 24-48 hours.

About the ACC Digital Network

The ACC Digital Network (ACCDN) is a joint venture between Silver Chalice, a fast-growing digital sports and entertainment media firm and Raycom Sports, a long-time television producer and partner of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The television-quality, cross-platform digital video network covers the spectrum of one of the nation’s top intercollegiate athletic conferences, featuring both live programming and original on-demand content throughout the entire year. For more information visit, www.theaccdn.com or subscribe to www.youtube.com/accdn.

About The Atlantic Coast Conference

The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 60th year of competition, has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. Since the league’s inception in 1953, ACC schools have captured 127 national championships, including 67 in women’s competition and 60 in men’s. In addition, NCAA individual titles have gone to ACC student-athletes 146 times in men’s competition and 102 times in women’s action. For more information, visit theACC.com.

Release Summary

The Atlantic Coast Conference and the ACC Digital Network have announced the ACC Affiliate Program, a new step in providing fans access to the best game highlights and on-demand video features.

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