Raycom Sports Partners With XOS Digital
Raycom Sports announced today an exclusive partnership with XOS Digital, a collegiate sports content management and licensing company. Under the agreement, XOS will provide archiving, enforcement, and content representation services for the entire Raycom Sports portfolio.
Since its founding in 1979, Raycom Sports has built one of the most extensive 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 more than 100 collegiate partners, XOS Digital has more than 100 collegiate partners for editorial and commercial sports licensing. It offers software, analytics and services that preserve and monetize digital media assets and aid coaches.