Ohio State Department of Athletics Announces Partnership with XOS Network

The Ohio
State Department of Athletics announced its partnership with XOS Network,
a leading provider of sports-technology solutions to professional and
collegiate athletic organizations, as the new service provider for
www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com, the official Web site of Ohio State Athletics.

Set for a
July 1 launch date, the redesigned and enhanced version of
www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com will present Buckeye fans the opportunity to enjoy
exclusive content, photos, video features and highlights of all 36

Ohio
State
sports, along with the ability to safely shop and purchase official team
merchandise.

“I am
excited with our new partnership with XOS and the innovative technologies the
agreement will provide to ohiostatebuckeyes.com,” said Diana Sabau, director of
creative services at

Ohio

State. “XOS is a proven
leader in the industry and will serve as a major contributor to

Ohio
State
remaining one of the top programs in collegiate athletics.”

XOS
designs and powers its Network of more than 150 collegiate and professional
sports partners and specializes in helping teams and leagues integrate video,
data and fan management technologies. Through its partnership with XOS,

Ohio
State’s
new site, www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com, will feature:

Web
publishing and sports information updating capabilities

Team
branding and custom design

Branded
video features

E-commerce
solutions

3-Dimensional
live stats updates

One-Fan
Profile – Data capturing for each fan’s broadband habits

E-marketing
consultation and creative assistance

Corporate
training and live, 24/7 support from XOS professionals

Ohio
State
knows the meaning of ‘cutting edge’ and we’re pleased to welcome them to the
XOS Network,” said Nada Usina, XOS Network president. “By partnering with the
Buckeyes, XOS plans to empower its athletics staff to take its latest news and
present it in a highly interactive forum that fans can access anywhere they
have an Internet or mobile connection. We look forward to a long-lasting
relationship with Ohio State to bring its dedicated fans the very best in
broadband video offerings, official merchandise and 3-Dimensional live stats,
among other emerging technologies.”