Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) have announced that they will jointly launch SiriusXM ACC Radio and exclsive channel that will be dedicated to ACC. The channel will be 24/7 and offer alumni and funs throughout the country with comprehensive and in-depth access ACC-focused news and sports talk as well as an extensive schedule of live ACC events.
SiriusXM ACC Radio will be unveiled in 2018 and will be accessible to subscribers of SiriusXM through select SiriusXM satellite radios and on SiriusXM app. SiriusXM ACC Radio will air play-by-play broadcasts from several ACC sports including baseball, basketball and football among others.
The channel will also have a daily line up of programs which will include simulcasts of ACC programming, exclusive shows, classic game re-broadcasts, press conferences, basketball media days and curated, league-specific audio highlights.
In a statement, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein said they are pleased to partner with the ACC so as to add SiriusXM ACC Radio to the company’s exclusive lineup of college sports programming. He added that the ACC is a big conference with passionate and proud fans throughout the country.
On his part, ACC Commissioner John Swofford said they are very pleased to launch SiriusXM ACC Radio which is expected to provide yet another option for funs to have access to ACC content.
The Atlantic Coast Conference is currently in its 65th year of competition and is composed of 15 members. It is one of the most reputable, competitive and strongest intercollegiate conferences in the entire country. Members of ACC include Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Syracuse, Pitt, Notre Dame, NC State, North Carolina, Miami, Louisville, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Duke, Clemson and Boston College. They are all built on the cornerstone upon which the league was established in 1953, balancing between integrity, athletics and academics. The conference currently sponsors a total of 27 NCAA sports with 13 for men and 14 for women. Member institutions that make up the ACC are drawn from 10 states.