Why Do we Need CTV Demand Side Platform (DSP)?

55.1 million users are expected to cut cords by 2022 which opens new doors for advertisers. According to Steelhouse's forecasts, ad spend on CTV will hit $20 billion this year. Now, the task for advertisers is to start a conversation with viewers on CTV. But how? The answer lies in three letters: DSP. An Ideal DSP for CTV A demand-side platform is arguably one of the most complete solutions to buy traffic on CTV for both direct advertisers and agencies for its safety, transparency, and reliability. The trick is to choose…

Unruly and Publica Partner to Enhance Ad Pod Monetization and Provide Automated Deal Management Tools for CTV/OTT Publishers

Video advertising platform Unruly announced a global partnership with connected TV platform Publica that gives CTV and over-the-top (OTT) publishers access to ad pod monetization and automated deal management tools. CTV ad spend is expected to reach $10B by 2021 (eMarketer), with consumers and advertisers expecting the same seamless viewing experience on CTV they’ve become accustomed to from linear TV. Marketing Technology News: eCommerce Product Photography Industry Adopts Automation Through this partnership, Unruly…

AdDaptive Intelligence Announces B2B Connected TV (CTV) and Audio Solutions

AdDaptive Intelligence, the leading provider of Account-Based Marketing (ABM) and B2B intelligence, is now offering Connected TV (CTV) and Programmatic Audio solutions to the B2B advertising market. AdDaptive's proprietary solutions promote brand awareness and push prospects through the funnel by leveraging online and offline data to reach clients' key accounts with superior accuracy. Combining groundbreaking advertising capabilities with the industry's most comprehensive B2B analytics offering enables AdDaptive to provide…

MCTV Selects MOBITV to Offer Innovative Video Services to Residential Customers

New MOBITV Partnership Enables MCTV to Cap and Replace End-of-Life Cable Plant and Offer Full Suite of Advanced Television and Internet-based Services MOBITV, a global leader in app-based TV video delivery solutions, today announces that MCTV of Massillon, OH, has selected MOBITV Connect managed services for delivery of MCTV Stream, its streaming video content and Internet-based services to residential subscribers in throughout Ohio. MCTV turned to MOBITV to replace end-of-life legacy technology and to offer more advanced…

Affle’s Mediasmart Platform Launches Its Proprietary Audience Targeting and Household Sync Technology on Connected TV (CTV)

mediasmart, Affle’s self-serve mobile programmatic platform, today announced the launch of its Audience Targeting & Household Sync technology on Connected TV (CTV). Though programmatic CTV ads have been available on mediasmart for sometime, this new technology now enables brands to make CTV ads more engaging by syncing CTV ad campaigns with ads on other connected devices in the same household. They can thus make their CTV ads significantly more relevant by personalizing them for specific audiences within the household.…

IntentKey Connected TV (CTV) Attribution Gives Brands the Ability to Measure the Effectiveness of their TV Campaigns

Inuvo, Inc., a leading provider of marketing technology, powered by IntentKey artificial intelligence (AI) that serves brands and agencies, announces the production launch of a new feature which provides marketers with the ability to understand the effectiveness of their Connected TV (CTV) campaigns. Marketers have always viewed TV as a critical component to their branding efforts, but until now there hasn’t been a way to measure its effectiveness. Inuvo now offers CTV attribution for clients. This capability means…

BrightLine Launches Next Generation CTV Platform, Promotes Co-Founder to President, and Welcomes Paul Haddad as Executive Advisor to CEO

BrightLine, the leader in data-driven connected TV (CTV) ad solutions, announces the launch of BrightLink, the company's next-generation CTV platform and portal, which delivers the most advanced and scalable, data-driven monetization tools and ad capabilities for OTT TV providers. BrightLink represents the unification and expansion of the company's supply-side TV services suite, beginning with the introduction of the Unified Audience View (UAV). The UAV enables media partners to provide the much demanded, de-duplicated…

Should Your CTV Strategy Be Centered Around Mobile App Data?

More than 20% of households have now cut the cord, a trend that is only being accelerated due to the current economic climate. And in lieu of cable, 80% of U.S. viewers are now watching and relying on free ad-supported TV services (FASTS) for news, sports, and other programming. And advertisers… well, advertisers couldn’t be happier. Sure, the COVID-19 has hit the advertising industry, causing a steady monthly decline in ad spend for most of the year, but CTV viewing has also doubled during recent months due to…

DeepIntent Announces Industry’s First CTV Marketplace for Pharmaceutical, Healthcare Marketers

DeepIntent expands specialized Healthcare Marketplace so advertisers can reach patient and provider audiences programmatically within Connected TV media Marketing technology company, DeepIntent, today launched the industry’s first programmatic Connected TV Marketplace built exclusively for pharmaceutical and healthcare advertisers. The CTV Marketplace allows brands and media agencies to find qualified, clinically-relevant healthcare audiences and reach them with targeted video ads within connected TV content. In the wake of…

Engine Media Exchange Onboards Inscape Data For CTV “Incremental Reach Measurement” Product For Brands

ENGINE Media Exchange (EMX), ENGINE's fully owned, end-to-end technology and programmatic solution, purpose-built to evolve today's digital marketplace, announced the launch of its Connected TV (CTV) "Incremental Reach Measurement" product. With the product, EMX integrates TV viewing data provided by Inscape, a leading provider of automatic content recognition (ACR) technologies, with its own campaign delivery data in a proprietary data warehousing, reporting, and analytics solution. The CTV "Incremental Reach…

Unruly Data Uncovers Consumer Attitudes Toward Connected TV (CTV) During COVID-19, Including Consumption Behaviors and Ad Preferences

Video advertising platform Unruly released a study that investigates consumer attitudes and consumption habits around connected TV (CTV) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unruly, which is part of Tremor International, surveyed nearly 1,800 US consumers in July 2020 for this study. Previous research by Unruly showed that 42% of US consumers are spending ‘a lot more time’ watching CTV content since the start of the pandemic. But as CTV content consumption continues to accelerate, marketers are trailing behind with their media…

DoubleVerify Global Insights Report: Fraudsters Flock to Connected Television (CTV)

DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data, and analytics, released its 2020 Global Insights Report, providing a market-by-market benchmark on the state of media quality for global advertisers. With an in-depth analysis of brand suitability, fraud, viewability, and performance, the report addresses key issues that advertisers face today as they seek to maximize return on their digital investments. The report also offers a view on emerging trends  — including the sharp rise in CTV…

Amidst 500% Growth in Demand for CTV Measurement, Survata Announces Enhanced Suite of CTV Measurement Capabilities

New “Targeting Verification” technology shows advertisers whether their ads reach the intended audience; expanded scale enables measurement of CTV campaigns of all sizes Survata, the leading intelligence platform for brand campaigns, announced the launch of an enhanced suite of CTV measurement capabilities. The two cornerstones of the enhancements are a new Targeting Verification technology and expanded scale of the Survata Digital Network. These additions complement Survata’s industry-leading Brand Outcome cross-channel…

SpotX Makes Strategic Investment in SpringServe, Leading Independent Ad Serving Platform for OTT and CTV

Companies will collaborate by integrating platform capabilities and developing technologies to further connect the supply and demand ecosystems SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced a strategic investment in SpringServe, the leading ad serving platform for over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV). Under the terms of the agreement, both companies will work together to provide joint customers with the most advanced video advertising capabilities, while seamlessly connecting platform…

DoubleVerify Expands CTV Transparency for Global Advertisers with Fully On-Screen Completion Measurement

As CTV investments grow, DV is powering media quality and performance with a suite of CTV measurement solutions DoubleVerify ("DV"), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the industry’s first Connected TV (CTV) Fully On-Screen Completion measurement offering. The new capability will allow advertisers to measure signals that offer a strong proxy for viewability on CTV. CTV viewership has grown dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, boosting streaming video consumption…

New Research From SpotX Finds Four Out of Five CTV Viewers Watch Ad-Supported Content

CTV is for Everyone: An In-Depth Look at US CTV Viewership in 2020 report uncovers CTV audience insights, viewing behavior, access points, and sentiment toward advertisements SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced the release of its first global connected TV (CTV) viewership report titled "CTV is for Everyone." In partnership with US research firm Mintel, SpotX surveyed 1,500 US consumers to identify the characteristics of CTV viewers and their viewing habits, as well as how receptive they are…

TheViewPoint Reinforces Its Suite of Products With a New SDK for CTV Publishers

TheViewPoint, a SaaS video ad monetization platform for CTV/OTT publishers and broadcasters, has announced the launch of its SDK for Roku publishers, a dynamic library-based tool for CTV inventory management. TheViewPoint Connected TV/OTT SDK represents a hassle-free inventory management tool that allows publishers to control each ad pod on Roku. The SDK works as a layer on top of the Roku Advertising Framework so all ads are rendered in compliance with the Roku policy. The company considered the most common…

Fiksu DSP Launches BidMind, a CTV Advertising Platform

Fiksu, a renowned, cross-environment programmatic platform, announces the launch of BidMind, a self-serve platform for marketing on CTV. For over a decade, Fiksu has been uniting the industry's largest proprietary datasets with powerful optimization and segmentation tools helping performance-driven marketers target specific audiences more likely to engage with their product on mobile or the web. BidMind represents an evolution of these algorithms applied in the CTV environment. Marketing Technology News: Signavio Selects…

Tremor Video Expands CTV Offering With Data-Driven Creative Solutions

Tremor Video, the leading programmatic video platform, announced it has bolstered its Connected TV (CTV) offering with upgraded data-driven creative solutions to deliver the most dynamic video storytelling that maximizes the timeliness and relevance of brand messaging for audiences. Now with the power of data-driven creative, Tremor Video offers advertisers the most cutting-edge CTV advertising solutions all in one place, including access to exclusive supply sources that reach all platforms, seamless activation across all…

Qwest TV Partners With Amagi to Grow CTV Business

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based technology and advertising for broadcast and streaming TV, today announced that Qwest TV – the largest video-on-demand catalogue dedicated to jazz, soul, funk, classical and world music has partnered with Amagi to distribute and monetize its distinct music content to CTV platforms. Qwest TV will leverage Amagi's rapidly growing footprint across Free Ad Supported TV (FAST) platforms to bring Qwest TV Jazz and Beyond, Qwest TV Classical and Qwest TV Mix channels to music loving audiences…