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1 Mainstream, Silver Chalice Partner to Bring Premium Sports Content to Amazon's Fire TV

ACC Digital Network powered by 1 Mainstream is available for new streaming video device

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming TV platform 1 Mainstream today announced that it has teamed with SportsLabs, a division of Silver Chalice Ventures, to launch the ACC Digital Network on Amazon's Fire TV. 1 Mainstream and SportsLabs worked with Amazon prior to the public launch of the device, to make ACC Digital Network available to customers right at launch.

1 Mainstream and Silver Chalice Partner to Bring ACC Digital Network to Amazon’s Fire TV

As with the recent release of the ACC Sports app on Apple TV, the ACC Digital Network on Fire TV will also make Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) content available to the increasing number of households who are now streaming content through OTT set-top boxes. 1 Mainstream provides one-stop access to these households across the most popular devices including Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, Samsung and now Amazon Fire TV.

The ACC Digital Network on Amazon's Fire TV will offer Amazon customers access to more of the premium content they want. This content is of particular interest to passionate sports fans that are right now enjoying March Madness and also awaiting the upcoming NFL Draft.

"We are proud to be available on Amazon Fire TV," said Rajeev Raman, CEO, 1 Mainstream. "It is our goal to expand the capabilities of our platform to include exciting new devices like Fire TV as soon as they are available so that premium content companies can extend their viewership and be first-movers onto the new devices."

"Being included as one of the early services on the Amazon Fire TV is very exciting for the ACC Digital Network and Silver Chalice," said John Burris, President of Silver Chalice Ventures/SportsLabs. "1 Mainstream gave us a turnkey solution that allowed us to have our product ready for launch in less than two weeks and we're happy to partner with them once again."  

About 1 Mainstream
1 Mainstream (Cupertino, CA) is a digital TV distribution platform for deploying HD video services in weeks across the most popular TV, game console, tablet and streaming devices. Leading broadcasters and operators, such as BSkyB, use 1 Mainstream to automate native app creation, content delivery, protection, and monetization. For more information, visit www.1mainstream.com.

About Silver Chalice/SportsLabs
SportsLabs is the official digital sports platform provider for schools, conferences, teams, rights holders and content producers including the ACC Digital Network (ACCDN, a joint venture between Silver Chalice and Raycom Sports) and Campus Insiders (a joint venture between Silver Chalice and IMG College.) Using its proprietary Advanced Media Platform for Sports, it develops new ways for fans to engage with sports through digital products and experiences. Based in Boulder, Colorado, SportsLabs is part of Silver Chalice Ventures which builds and operates a portfolio of high-value digital media businesses. For more information, visit www.sportslabs.com and www.silverchalice.com.

Media Contacts:

Alex Levy

WIT Strategy for 1 Mainstream

650.996.5758
[email protected]

Linda Leludis

Silver Chalice Ventures

312-999-6852
[email protected]

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