Advertisers Can Now Include OTT Advertising in Multi-Touch Attribution Models

OTT effectiveness and contribution to the customer journey now measurable using new capabilities from LeadsRx LeadsRx announced new capabilities for over-the-top (OTT) advertisers within the suite of capabilities available in its impartial marketing attribution platform. These capabilities allow advertisers to incorporate OTT ad analytics within multi-touch attribution models, which is the primary way marketers assess ad performance and make spend optimizations. Previously, OTT attribution could only be evaluated in…

Roku to Acquire dataxu to Strengthen Industry-Leading OTT Advertising Platform

Roku, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Boston-based dataxu, a demand-side platform (DSP) that enables marketers to plan and buy video ad campaigns. dataxu provides marketers with an automated bidding and self-serve software solution to manage ad campaigns programmatically across digital platforms. dataxu utilizes advanced TV and OTT media planning tools, a proprietary device graph, and data science to help marketers optimize for business outcomes across TV, OTT, desktop and…

Roku Deepens Measurement Capabilities to Further Capture Benefits of OTT Advertising

Eleven Companies Join New Measurement Partner Program to Provide More Robust Third-Party Solutions for Media Campaigns Roku, Inc. announced a Measurement Partner Program to help brands and publishers quantify the impact of OTT advertising campaigns running on the Roku platform across a wide variety of marketing and sales outcomes. Eleven partners including Acxiom, comScore, Experian, Factual, IHS Markit, Kantar, Nielsen, Nielsen Catalina Solutions, Oracle Data Cloud, Placed and ResearchNow SSI are now part of the…

Yeah, OTT Advertising is a BFD

"Welcome to the modern day gold rush of 2018 – OTT. If you are close enough to it, you can almost feel what the ‘49ers must have felt as those pioneers traversed the continental United States in hopes and dreams of found gold in 1849. Our version in digital media has all the smallest and largest companies grasping for some piece of the OTT pie (our gold) to market in the mega-billion dollar Video advertising industry. Before I get started, it makes sense to present my take on the definition of OTT. OTT is TV on all…

SpotX To Host Go Live, Exclusive Two-City Event To Explore Live OTT Advertising

Yospace and Akamai Will Join SpotX, the Leading Video Advertising and Monetization Platform, as Co-Hosts in Both New York City and Los Angeles SpotX, the leading video advertising and monetization platform, announced that it will co-host, with Yospace and Akamai, an exclusive event called Go Live to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and innovations around live, over-the-top (OTT) advertising. The event is scheduled to take place on two separate days in both New York City and Los Angeles with presentations from SpotX,…

The Remaining Barriers to OTT Advertising’s Boom

A wide chasm exists right now between the amount of time that consumers are spending in over-the-top (OTT) video viewing environments and the level of advertising spend being dedicated to this fast-ascending channel. And it’s not advertisers’ fault. At present, the myriad players who sit between the consumer and the OTT content they want to consume are failing to connect the needed dots to enable effective OTT advertising and enjoyable user experiences. In the coming year, that needs to change. Over-the-top (OTT) video…

Roku Introduces New Ad Insights Suite to Better Quantify OTT Advertising Results

Offers Deeper Audience Insights and Cross-Platform Video Reach Analysis for More Precise Measurement Roku, Inc announced further advancements in over-the-top (OTT) advertising measurement by introducing Ad Insights. The new offering allows marketers to measure campaign reach and effectiveness across linear and OTT, and more accurately plan their OTT ad investments. The toolset helps brands analyze the engagement of TV audiences as they rapidly shift their viewing towards streaming. The insights are derived from Roku’s…

Animoto Launches Video Advertising Solution for Amazon Advertising Sponsored Brands and OTT Video

Animoto helps sellers and vendors create high quality video content at scale Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create videos, has optimized its platform for creating high-performant Amazon Advertising video ads. Animoto now offers templates, created for Amazon Advertising campaigns, with regularly updated best practices and moderation guidelines to meet Amazon Advertising's requirements. For millions of small and medium sized businesses this means a one-stop shop to create videos customized for Amazon…

Tinuiti Doubles Down on Over the Top (OTT) Advertising and Expands Connected TV (CTV) Capabilities to Reflect Changing Consumer Behavior

The innovative performance marketing agency has appointed Jesse Math to enhance a unique native approach to this developing medium Tinuiti, the largest independent performance marketing agency across the triopoly of Google, Facebook and Amazon, expands its OTT practice with the introduction of Tinuiti’s OTT-Native Approach. The agency has hired Jesse Math as vice president of client strategy, planning and platforms—this enhanced approach offers clients access to established one-to-one relationships with publishers and…

Simpli.fi Launches Online Attribution for OTT/CTV Advertising

New Capability Enables Advertisers to Measure Online Conversions From OTT/CTV Ads Shown on Televisions and Other Devices Simpli.fi, the leading programmatic platform for addressable, mobile, and OTT/CTV advertising, announced that the company has once again bolstered its OTT/CTV advertising offering with the launch of its new online attribution capability. Advertisers working with Simpli.fi can now directly attribute online browser-based conversions to their OTT/CTV advertising campaigns, including those ads that are served…

$5 Billion by 2020: How OTT, CTV, and Video Formats Build the Future of Advertising

Summarizing experiences and outcomes of conferences that were held last month by IAB ALM and CTV Roundtable, I can pinpoint one overarching idea: programmatic buying is peaking, and it’s no longer bound only to digital media – today, it is represented by television, radio, and out-of-home technologies. A new Winterberry Group study reveals that this year, programmatic ad spending will account for $389.5 billion, which is 7.2% more than in 2019. Programmatic advertising has always been susceptible to tech innovations, but…

New Scripps Octane Advertising Solution Connects Local Advertisers to Premium Audiences Through OTT Video

As audiences consume content in an increasingly multiplatform environment, The E.W. Scripps Company has introduced Scripps Octane – a new tool for advertisers to reach these audiences across a variety of premium over-the-top (OTT) video brands and platforms, track impressions and efficiently optimize their advertising campaigns. Marketing Technology News: 83North Announces New $300 Million Fund Raising Scripps Octane is a new TV advertising platform that helps local advertisers target their ideal customers across a…

Simpli.fi Launches Foot Traffic Attribution for OTT/CTV Advertising

New capability enables advertisers to track lift in in-store visits by households exposed to OTT/CTV ads Simpli.fi, the leading programmatic platform for addressable, mobile, and OTT/CTV advertising, announced that it has enhanced its industry-leading OTT/CTV advertising offering to now include the ability to track lift and in-store visits from households which have been served OTT/CTV ads. Advertisers can now measure the effectiveness of OTT/CTV advertisements delivered on both large and small screens, and attribute…

Brightcove Publishes Over-the-Top (OTT) TV Research with Insights on Adoption, Payment, and Advertising Preferences in Singapore

Over 70% of Singaporean Respondents Open to Ad-Funded Subscription Video On-Demand (Svod) Service at a Reduced Price Brightcove Inc., the leading global provider of cloud services for video, published its annual OTT TV market study for Asia, The 2019 Asia OTT Research Report, conducted with research partner YouGov, a global public opinion and data company. The study polled 9,000 participants across nine countries in Asia, including 1,000 consumers in Singapore. The survey was designed to uncover insights into consumer…

Brightcove Publishes Annual Asia Over-The-Top (OTT) TV Research Report On User Adoption, Payment, and Advertising Preferences

54 percent of 'Lapsed' OTT respondents plan to re-subscribe in the future, broadening market opportunities for providers Brightcove Inc., the leading global provider of cloud services for video, today published its annual Asia OTT TV market study, The 2019 Asia OTT Research Report, conducted with research partner YouGov, a global public opinion and data company. The study polled 9,000 participants across the following nine countries: Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and…

Simpli.fi Maintains Momentum in OTT/CTV Advertising Landscape with High-Quality Inventory

Growth of Simpli.fi's Programmatic OTT/CTV Business is Driven by Company's Ability to Scale Addressable, Behavioral and Demographically Targeted Campaigns Simpli.fi, the programmatic platform built for the precision and scale of mobile, OTT/CTV and display advertising, announced that it executed over 7,000 OTT/CTV Campaigns for more than 3,300 unique advertisers in the first quarter of 2019. This rapid growth is due to Simpli.fi's differentiated and scalable OTT/CTV offerings, which include addressable, behavioral and…

Why In-App Programmatic Video Advertising is the Hottest Trend

Needless to say, mobile video consumption is flourishing rapidly and that too in-app, as compared to mobile web in the past. This is catching marketers’ attention in a mobile-centric world where their core focus is on generating higher Return on Ad Spend (ROAS). Tremendous in-app video consumption on mobile devices, non-intrusive ad user experience, and precise targeting with adherence to the highest quality media metrics are few of the reasons making marketers think of only one solution and that is — programmatic…

Beachfront & MadHive Partner for Real-Time Audience Enrichment & Verification in Premium OTT Video Advertising

Partnership Leverages Cryptography To Verify & Enrich Video Advertising Audiences In Real-Time Across Connected Devices MadHive, the leading advanced TV advertising solutions provider powered by blockchain and cryptography, and Beachfront, the leading independent video supply monetization company across CTV, desktop and mobile devices, announced a partnership that will integrate MadHive’s data management platform (DMP) into Beachfront’s offering to enrich and verify audience segments in real-time to power…

Taboola Drives Advertising Success For More Than 100 Women-owned Businesses As Part Of #RecommendHER Program

Company Offered $500,000 In Free Advertising To Women-owned Business As Part of International Women's Day and Women's History Month Taboola, a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, today announced it has powered advertising campaigns for more than 100 women-owned businesses, as part of its #RecommendHER program. Taboola ran this global initiative during March 2021, providing $500,000 of free advertising on its network to women-owned businesses.…

Trumpet Advertising Named Agency of Record for the Louisiana Office of Tourism

Trumpet Advertising announced that its longstanding partnership with the Louisiana Office of Tourism has been officially extended for up to three years ending in 2024. Providing honest creative and a data-driven strategy held accountable by objective analytics has enabled Trumpet to drive year-over-year growth on behalf of the department, helping to play a critical role in expanding Louisiana’s economy. Since Trumpet was hired in 2011, each successive year Louisiana has outpaced domestic travel growth in the…