The OAC, through its partnership with BoxCast, has launch OAC TV. OAC TV is a digital network where fans can find easy access to live high definition video streams of hundreds athletic events.
Through this deal, OAC members will not only be able to showcase athletic events live on the web, but also on mobile devices and on Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire, beginning in November 2019.
Fans will be able to view a league wide schedule of both live and upcoming events, with the ability to filter broadcasts by school. There will be a link under Fan Zone located on the OAC homepage that will direct fans to the new network.
“We are excited to enhance our current relationships with BoxCast, evolve with the times and take another step forward as a collective group,” said Adam Prescott, sports information director at Otterbein University and president of the league’s SID Task Force. “Everyone holds great pride working in the OAC, which has consistently gained a reputation as one of the top Division III conferences in the country. This is a prime opportunity to further showcase the excellence of our standout programs, coaches and student-athletes.”
The Conference was able to launch this effort via technology grant from the NCAA Division III Grant Program.
BoxCast, founded in 2009, is a complete, easy-to-use live video streaming solution, located in Cleveland, Ohio.
"This is great news for the fans of the OAC & BoxCast," says BoxCast CEO & Co-Founder Gordon Daily. "It's close to home for BoxCast too. A number of our employees are graduates from OAC schools including John Carrol University, Ohio Northern University, and the University of Mount Union. More importantly, the fans of the OAC will benefit from BoxCast’s technology as it's built to optimize viewer and user experience. BoxCast is dedicated to meeting the OAC's expanding live streaming needs and to providing resources to assist in accomplishing their goals."