NEW YORK and GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and SiriusXM announced today that they will launch SiriusXM ACC Radio, a new and exclusive audio channel dedicated to the ACC. The 24/7 channel will deliver fans and alumni across the country in-depth and comprehensive access to ACC-focused sports talk and news, plus an extensive schedule of live ACC events.
SiriusXM ACC Radio will launch early in 2018 and be available exclusively to SiriusXM subscribers via select SiriusXM satellite radios (channel 371) as well as on all connected devices on which the SiriusXM app can be found. SiriusXM ACC Radio will feature live play-by-play broadcasts from many ACC sports including football, basketball, baseball and more.
The channel will also offer a daily programming lineup that will include exclusive shows, simulcasts of ACC programming, coaches shows, press conferences, classic game re-broadcasts, coverage of the conference's football and basketball media days, as well as curated, league-specific audio highlights.
"We are very excited to team up with the ACC and add SiriusXM ACC Radio to our unmatched lineup of college sports programming," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "The ACC is a proud conference with passionate and dedicated fans nationwide, and we're looking forward to giving those fans a channel that delivers exceptional coverage and enables them to stay connected with their favorite teams wherever they go."
"We're extremely pleased to launch SiriusXM ACC Radio, which will provide another terrific option for fans to access ACC content," said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. "We're proud to partner with SiriusXM and look forward to the launch of the SiriusXM ACC Radio in the coming months."
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About the ACC
The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 65th 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 Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, 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. The ACC currently sponsors 27 NCAA sports – 14 for women and 13 for men – with member institutions located in 10 states. For more information, visit theACC.com and follow @theACC on Twitter and on Facebook (facebook.com/theACC).
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