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Enhanced official mobile and tablet applications by XOS Digital are now free for fans.

ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) November 01, 2012

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) and XOS Digital, Inc., the leading provider of content management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and professional sports organizations, jointly announced today the release of the upgraded SEC mobile and tablet applications, both free for fans to download on behalf of PNC Bank. With new and expanded features, the app provides fans with full coverage of the SEC and is available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

“We are pleased to bring SEC fans a new and improved mobile and tablet application with additional features for the 2012-13 season,” said SEC Commissioner Mike Slive. “We expect a significant increase in downloads for the tablet app, available to fans for free for the first time.”

Through the SEC Digital Network partnership with PNC Bank, the $4.99 cost of the tablet app is now free for all fans to download.

“We are excited to provide SEC fans with access to the content they want for free,” said Lou Cestello, executive vice president, Southeast Region, PNC Bank. “It aligns well with our commitment to provide PNC customers convenient access to their account and important information 24/7.”

The SEC mobile and tablet application, developed by XOS Digital, has been largely upgraded for the 2012-13 season. The newest version of the app features the latest conference news, updates and video highlights for all games. Fans may also access their “My Library” accounts through the official conference app. Additional features include:

  •     Enhanced content for the 2012-13 season
  •     Original video programming including SEC Today, Countdown to Kickoff and GameDay Central
  •     SEC team schedules and rosters for all conference sports
  •     Video preview of each SEC game
  •     Post-game programs following every football game
  •     Live scores, stats and standings
  •     Breaking news and other conference headlines
  •     Live audio for events and interviews

Throughout the season, the SEC Digital Network will be hosting the legendary Vince Dooley every Friday morning at 10 a.m. EST for SEC Kickoff with Vince Dooley. This new show will include a full weekend TV schedule, post-game highlights from the week's biggest games, analysis on the upcoming week, conference news, player interviews, head coach interviews and classic flashbacks. Fans can access this new, original programing on the SEC mobile and tablet apps or on http://www.SECDigitalNetwork.com.

“The SEC Digital Network continues to transform the way fans interact with sports content with the release of the upgraded SEC mobile and tablet application,” said Chris McCleary, CEO, XOS Digital. “The enhanced application provides fans with access to the most up-to-date information on all things SEC.”

Fans can download the official SEC app at the iTunes Store, Android Market or on the SEC Digital Network official website, http://www.SECDigitalNetwork.com.

About XOS Digital, Incorporated:
Founded in 1999, XOS Digital serves more than 300 sports organizations with advanced technology enabled solutions that improve team performance and capture, preserve and create enhanced value for their digital media assets. The ever-expanding portfolio of products and services including the XOS Thunder™ HD Coaching Platform, XOS Xchange™, XOS PlayerOnDemand™, XOS Digital Licensing Portal™, XOS Vault™ digital asset management system and the XOS Digital Sports Network™ reflect the XOS Digital commitment to continuing innovation. For more information, visit http://www.xosdigital.com.

About PNC:
PNC Bank, National Association is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC (http://www.pnc.com) is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. Follow @PNCNews on Twitter for breaking news, updates and announcements from PNC.

About The Southeastern Conference:
The Southeastern Conference was formed in 1933 and consists of 14 member institutions: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt. The league currently sanctions championship play in nine men's sports and 12 women's sports. Its headquarters has been located in Birmingham, Ala., since 1948. For more on the Conference, visit http://www.SECDigitalNetwork.com.

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