The ACC Digital Network Launches on Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Kindle Fire

  The ACC Digital Network Launches on Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Kindle Fire

ACCDN only collegiate-centric service on new Amazon Fire TV

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The ACC Digital Network
announced the network's launch on Amazon Fire TV today as well as Amazon's
Kindle Fire Tablets.With this announcement, the ACCDN continues to be the
leader in providing the highest quality digital content and unmatched access
for ACC fans throughout the nation. ACC fans with Amazon Fire TV will enjoy
hundreds of instant video highlights and special programming of their favorite
ACC schools from the comfort of their living room or on the go with Kindle

"What a tremendous opportunity for the ACC to have the ACC Digital Network as
one of the early services on Amazon Fire TV," said ACC Commissioner John
Swofford. "The ACC Digital Network continues to develop a national portfolio
of digital distribution partners that allows fans to easily and successfully
access ACC content from anywhere at any time."

Launched in 2011, the ACC Digital Network is the official digital video
network of the Atlantic Coast Conference providing all forms of video content
and programming including instant game highlights, Must See Moments and daily
conference news as part of ACC Now brought to you by Ruby Tuesday. In
addition, the ACC Digital Network spring program lineup will feature in depth
Spring Football reports, a new series, ACC Baseball Weekly, as well as
complete coverage of the ACC Baseball Championship Series in May.Even NFL
fans will have the ability to enjoy access to the ACC's official player
highlights and draft profile videos leading up to the NFL Draft. The ACCDN's
football analyst, Clinton Portis will provide insight and reactions to the ACC
player selections in the NFL Draft on May 8^th.

"We are thrilled to be available on Amazon Fire TV," said Dana Golden, EVP
Strategic Partnerships of the ACC Digital Network. "We know from our fan base
that our free, professionally produced video content, customized by school and
sport is in high demand by students, parents, and alumni across the country.
Making our network available through Amazon devices provides another access
point for college fans everywhere to enjoy sports coverage without a cable

The ACC Digital Network chose the 1 Mainstream TV distribution platform to
publish the ACC Digital Network application in days to Amazon Fire TV. 1
Mainstream is the leading publishing platform for premium programmers
streaming media across the most popular "over-the-top" TV devices, such as
Amazon Fire TV.  ACC fans can access the free streaming content by downloading
the ACC Digital Network app on their Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Kindle Fire

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. All ACCDN videos are viewable on, the ACC mobile and
tablet app, as well as various streaming and connected mobile and TV devices
such as AppleTV and Roku. For more information, visit and follow
@theACCDN on Twitter and Instagram. 

The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 61st year of competition and 15
members strong, has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and
most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. ACC members,
consisting of Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech,
Maryland, Miami, North Carolina, NC State, Notre Dame, Pitt, Syracuse,
Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest, continue to build upon the
cornerstones on which the league was founded in 1953 with a consistent balance
of academics, athletics and integrity.

1 Mainstream (Cupertino, CA) is a digital TV distribution platform for
broadcasters and operators to deploy HD services in weeks across the most
popular TV, game console, tablet, and Web devices. Leading broadcasters, such
as BSkyB, use 1 Mainstream to automate native app creation, content delivery
and protection, and monetization.

SOURCE The ACC Digital Network

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