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Programmatic Viewability Rates Are Improving Worldwide, According to IAS Media Quality Report

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, released its Media Quality Report for H2 2019, providing transparency into the performance and quality of global digital media. The report found positive changes across many aspects of the ecosystem, including a rise in global viewability rates across all formats and environments in the second half of 2019. Desktop video viewability has continued to rise, reaching new heights at 74.1% compared to 68.6% in the same period a year prior. Meanwhile, mobile…

Fraudlogix Offers Free Ad Fraud Solution to Programmatic Businesses Affected by COVID-19

In an effort to help alleviate some of the impact and uncertainty the Coronavirus COVID-19 is creating for their customers and for the programmatic community as a whole, Fraudlogix has committed to providing the Lite version of their ad fraud, viewability and brand safety service for free until Oct. 1, 2020 to all companies that may benefit In an effort to help alleviate some of the impact and uncertainty the Coronavirus COVID-19 is creating for their customers and for the programmatic community as a whole, Fraudlogix has…

AdsWizz Launches New Automated Podcast Buying Capabilities on Its Programmatic Platform

Today, AdsWizz, the leading global technology provider for digital audio advertising solutions, announced new features within AudioMatic, its audio-centric programmatic buying platform, to enhance podcast planning and buying for large agencies. “Digital audio buys are increasingly being automated by agencies, which is translating to podcasts. While host-read ads represent an important part of podcast advertising, the process of managing these campaigns is still very manual” The new features, which include automating…

Vistar Media and Quividi Join Forces to Fuel Programmatic DOOH

Quividi, the world’s #1 audience and campaign intelligence platform for digital out-of-home (DOOH), announced a partnership with Vistar Media, the leading global provider of programmatic technology for DOOH. Quividi’s audience analytics will now be accepted in the Vistar exchange as network impression metrics. Vistar Media and Quividi share a global footprint, with common DOOH partners in North-America, Europe and APAC. Through this partnership, media owners can easily get the accurate impression data necessary to transact…

Silverbullet Boosts Programmatic Capabilities by Acquiring Leading Italian Independent Trade Desk, Videobeet Italia S.R.L.

The Company’s Third Acquisition in Less Than 12 Months Will Enable Silverbullet to Enhance Its Full Service Data Offerings to Marketers Silverbullet, the data-smart marketing services company, announces the acquisition of independent trade desk Videobeet, in a move to provide a full service offering for marketers including data analytics and audience activation. By combining Silverbullet’s vast first-party data approach with Videobeet’s programmatic expertise and proprietary technology, BeetleDesk, Silverbullet is now able…

Affle to Acquire Mediasmart, a Mobile Programmatic and Proximity Marketing Company in Europe

Affle to Acquire Mediasmart, a Mobile Programmatic and Proximity Marketing Company in Europe Affle (India) Limited, the leading consumer intelligence technology company, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Spain headquartered Mediasmart, a self-serve mobile programmatic and proximity marketing platform. Mediasmart provides advertisers, trading desks and agencies an integrated mobile advertising platform with unique incremental impact measurability for Proximity and App marketing campaigns.…

Pixalate Releases State of Connected TV/OTT: 2019 Ad Supply Trends Report; 330% Global Growth in Programmatic Ad Transactions

An analysis of 2019 programmatic ad supply trends in the Connected TV (CTV) and Over-the-Top (OTT) advertising industry Pixalate, a global ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform, today announced the release of its State of Connected TV/OTT: 2019 Ad Supply Trends Report, featuring granular analysis on the latest trends in Over-the-Top (OTT) and Connected TV (CTV) advertising. Marketing Technology News: Rocketrip names Efrat Moshkoviz as Vice President of Customer Success Key Findings: 330% global…

Dailymotion Partners with White Ops to Enable 100% Human Verification of Programmatic Advertising Interactions on their Video Platform

With White Ops Advertising Integrity solution blocking sophisticated bots, invalid traffic and fraudulent impressions in programmatic advertising, Dailymotion deepens focus on the trusted advertising ecosystem Dailymotion, a Vivendi-owned video platform dedicated to creating a trusted home for premium video content that matters, and White Ops, the global leader in sophisticated bot mitigation, announced an enhanced partnership that will protect Dailymotion’s programmatic advertising on its global video platform from…

DoubleVerify Announces the First Programmatic Platform Certification Program for Comprehensive Connected TV Fraud Protection

Amobee, MediaMath, SpotX, the Trade Desk & Xandr Are First Platforms to Be Certified by DV DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the industry’s first connected TV (“CTV”) Targeting Certification for programmatic platforms, designed to protect advertisers from fraud and invalid traffic (“IVT”) in the CTV space. In order to be certified by DV for CTV Targeting, a platform must demonstrate the ability to prevent fraud and IVT by applying DV’s…

The Future of Premium Programmatic: Scaling Zero-Party Data

Programmatic Advertising is in a perpetual state of flux. Exciting new channels, buying methods, and success metrics are contrasted with transparency issues, mistrust, and ever-decreasing engagement rates. Although time has been called on the industry more times than there’s been Fast & Furious sequels, budgets and demand generally increase year-on-year, and marketers continue to lavish budgets on clicks, impressions and all manner of vanity metrics. Spamming consumers with ads for products they’ve already bought…

Washington Huskies Adopt Strategus Programmatic Campaigns

With OTT Advertising, College Ticket Sales May Never be the Same After a year of successful market testing with men's basketball and football ticket sales, the University of Washington Huskies' have integrated programmatic advertising into their budget to support the PAC-12 school's season and single-game ticket sales. Working with the Strategus OTT/CTV (over-the-top connected television) programmatic advertising platform (automated, real-time bidding for digital streaming ad inventory), the Huskies' marketing…

Curb Taxi Media Launches Programmatic ‘Smart’ Taxi Tops in NYC

Curb Taxi Media, the leading provider of mobility-centric media in the United States, launched the largest network of programmatic 'smart' taxi tops in New York City. Curb's new programmatic network is available through technology partner Vistar Media and allows agencies and brands to launch large-scale digital out-of-home (DOOH) campaigns atop the city's iconic yellow taxis. By bringing programmatic capabilities to digital taxi tops, Curb is providing agencies, brands, and programmatic buyers with the tools and…

Mobiquity and L2 Execute a Strategic Programmatic Adtech Partnership

Mobiquity Technologies, a leading provider in next-generation Programmatic Adtech solutions, today announced a new technology sharing partnership with L2. "This new technology partnership with L2 is a true game-changer for marketers seeking to take advantage of real-time market trends and ever-changing news cycles," said Mobiquity CEO, Dean Julia. Recommended Adtech News: Cubic Partners With Paragon Vitamins to Advertise Within Its Loyalty-Based Advertising Service Dean added, "We are excited to be able to partner…

MGI Acquires Verve Wireless To Advance Its Market Position In Programmatic Mobile Location Display And Video Advertising

Media and Games Invest or MGI announced that its subsidiary gamigo AG agreed on acquiring Verve Wireless, Inc.'s business. Verve is a leading North American Mobile Location data platform for location-based programmatic video and display marketing. Technology is actively used to create efficiency improvements and competitive advantages within the group. Synergy and integration potentials are important criteria for the expansion of the portfolio. MGI is a fast and profitably growing company focusing on a "buy,…

Programmatic OOH Spend Through Vistar Media Grew 80% in 2019

With Rapid Advancements in Targeting and Measurement, and a Surging Interest in Buying DOOH, the Programmatic Technology Leader Is Slated to Continue Its Impressive Growth in 2020 With 35 consecutive quarters of growth, the meteoric rise of digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising is set to continue in 2020 as the channel becomes more data-driven and easier to buy. Vistar Media, the global leader in programmatic technology for DOOH, is at the forefront of this growth, according to a usage analysis of its platform. In…

Broadsign and TPS Engage Enhance Global Programmatic and Dynamic DOOH Access

New technology integration broadens international, programmatic dynamic DOOH inventory available via the TPS Engage DSP; streamlines contextual programmatic ad transactions  Broadsign, the leading digital out-of-home (DOOH) marketing platform, and cross-border dynamic outdoor advertising platform TPS Engage announced the integration of the Broadsign Reach supply-side-platform (SSP) and the TPS Engage demand-side platform (DSP). The new partnership extends the international digital screen inventory programmatically…

Mediaocean Announces Amino Payments as First Blockchain Partner to Deliver Supply Path Insights for Programmatic Buys

Mediaocean partners with supply chain transparency innovator - coming together in a fully scaled blockchain network Mediaocean, the foundational software provider for the advertising world, announced Amino Payments as the first partner that will utilize blockchain technology to provide the first fully transparent media supply chain, enabling spend optimization across the programmatic media. The partnership with Amino Payments expands on several years of blockchain investments by Mediaocean focused on building trust and…

RhythmOne Launches Self-Serve Tools for Premium Publishers to Activate Programmatic Deals Across Channels

New Partner Hub provides an intuitive dashboard and streamlined workflow, helping publishers maximize revenue potential while benefiting from reduced tech fees RhythmOne LLC, a Tremor International company, launched a new set of self-serve tools for publishers to activate programmatic deals across connected TV (CTV), video and banner inventory via deal IDs — providing enhanced reporting and transparency to help maximize yield for their premium inventory. To access the tools, the company also launched its new Partner Hub for…

AdTech Predictions 2020: Where is Premium Programmatic Inventory Management Heading?

As part of our Predictions Series 2020, we spoke to Charmagne Jacobs, VP/Head of Global Marketing and Partnerships at the programmatic-guaranteed platform, Adslot. In this series, Charmagne answered our questions -- talking about everything from third-party cookies to premium programmatic inventory to first-party data. The Rise of SPO Will Force SSPs to Incorporate More Services to Stay Relevant MarTech Series: What will happen to header bidding? What is the future of SSPs? Charmagne: In 2019, header-bidding created…

TechBytes with Krish Sailam, SVP of Global Programmatic Solutions, DWA (a Merkle Company)

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at DWA. I am the Global SVP of Programmatic Solutions at DWA. My role consists of a few things, including setting the vision for the B2B programmatic service line at DWA, helping clients identify strategic programmatic opportunities in terms of media and tech stack integrations, and managing external partners. We have an awesome team of programmatic traders in each of our international offices that are hands-on in each of our primary DSP consoles. As an aside, we…