BBTV Provides Corporate Update Demonstrating Acceleration of Business and a Successful App Launch with #1 Family Game on the US Apple iOS…

BBTV Holdings Inc. a media tech company that uses technology enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, today provided a corporate update on its Q4 2020 activity to date: BBTV revenue and gross profit growth rates have continued to increase through mid Q4 over the same period in Q3, both when it comes to year-over-year and sequential growth rates. In October, revenue and gross profits have grown by over 45% and 25% year-over-year, respectively. This follows record revenues in Q3 2020 at…

Loop Media, Inc. Announces Former MTV, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox Executive Greg Drebin as Loop Media Studios Chief Content and…

Loop Media, Inc., the first media company focused on fully integrated 360-degree engagement of music videos and other premium content for consumers and businesses, announced former MTV, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox Executive Greg Drebin as Loop Media Studios Chief Content and Marketing Officer. Drebin will be tasked with creating the content and brands that reach Loop Media’s rapidly growing footprint across out-of-home businesses and consumer-facing channel platforms. Additionally, he will be responsible for the…

Acxiom Selects Cadent as TV Data Activation Partner

Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, announced an expanded partnership with Acxiom, the customer intelligence company whose data-driven solutions create business growth by enabling better customer experiences, allowing TV advertisers to activate against custom audience segments faster and more efficiently and get real-time, pre-campaign insights. Through the partnership, Acxiom's thousands of brand customers can activate data within television, using the Acxiom data they've come to know and trust. Advertisers will…

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…

The Eternal Marketing Dilemma: In-House versus Outsourced Advertising

With the overall U.S. ad spend expected to reach $246 billion by the end of this year and The total US advertising agency revenue projected to be $53.5 billion by the end of 2024, it’s no surprise that companies are hyper-focused on how and where to allocate their marketing resources. Like many other essential business functions, marketers struggle to quantify the benefits of developing and leveraging talent within their organization, versus outsourcing marketing services. The strategy an advertiser employs is highly…

VIZIO Taps Nielsen To Measure Advanced TV Campaigns

Expansion of Nielsen Measurement Empowers Marketers to Measure Performance Across VIZIO Premium and Addressable Campaigns VIZIO Ads, the direct-to-device advertising business for VIZIO, the #1 American-based TV brand, announced that it will use Nielsen's Digital Ad Ratings to help advertisers better measure and optimize digital audience metrics across VIZIO SmartCast inventory on VIZIO connected TVs (CTV). This follows the recent announcement that Nielsen will measure addressable campaigns on VIZIO that utilize the open…

TVision’s Advanced Audience Projections Powers Person-Level Ad Measurement

TVision, the company measuring TV ad engagement, announced its new offering: Advanced Audience Projections (AAP). Major TV measurement and advertising platform players, including Oracle Data Cloud, Xandr, VideoAmp, and iSpot are already using the data to go beyond household data to person-level measurement. Several converging factors are changing the way viewers watch and engage with TV ads. The TV industry is increasingly fragmented and viewers have more choices than ever. They choose when, where, and how to watch TV.…

Pinnacle Advertising Partners with Comscore

Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced that full-service marketing agency Pinnacle Advertising will be using its census-representative TV measurement at both the local and national level. The new agreement includes Comscore's automotive advanced audiences. Pinnacle Advertising's motto "Never Settle" defines its performance-driven approach to client success, and their seasoned leadership team has built a culture that emphasizes curiosity and bold ideas to…

Unruly and LG Electronics to Offer Smart TV Inventory Through Global Partnership

Video advertising platform Unruly announced a global partnership with LG Electronics that enables advertisers around the world to access native smart TV ad placements through its supply-side platform (SSP), UnrulyX. Expanding on the success of LG’s relationship with sister brand Tremor Video in North America, the company can now provide brands with unique reach and uncluttered, highly viewable placements that drive action across all LG Smart TVs and video within the LG Channels app globally. Marketing Technology News: …

Nielsen Doubles Down On Advanced TV Measurement, Helps Advertisers Unlock & Monetize Addressable

Integration of viewership data from DIRECTV and DISH Set Top Boxes, VIZIO Smart TVs marks a critical step towards holistic cross media measurement Nielsen announced that it is adding addressable measurement to its National TV currency. Through strategic data integrations, Nielsen will add ~55 million devices across smart TVs and set top boxes to help scale addressable TV. Nielsen's addressable measurement will include AT&T's DIRECTV, DISH, Nielsen Advanced Video Advertising and addressable campaigns on VIZIO that…

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…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements Outbrain, Amazon, Horizon Media, edatanetworks, and Amazon Ads. Outbrain Announces New Strategic Global Partnership with Opera to Bring Native Advertising to Browsers Outbrain, the world’s leading discovery and native advertising platform on the open web, announced a new partnership with multi-platform web browser Opera. Through the partnership, marketers will now have access to…

TVision Raises $16 Million Funding

TVision, the company measuring TV’s transformation, announced it secured $16 million in new funding, led by SIG Asia Investments, an affiliate of Susquehanna International Group (SIG), a privately held global trading and technology firm. Existing investors, including Accomplice, Golden Ventures, Jump Capital, and others also participated. TVision has now raised more than $39 million in total funding. The TV industry is experiencing a rapid transformational shift spurred by technology, innovation, and creativity and…

BBTV Launches New Mobile Game Offering With Key Content Partner James Rallison

BBTV Holdings Inc. a media tech company that uses technology enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, is announcing the launch of a mobile gaming app, “TheOdd1sOut: Let’s Bounce” in partnership with James Rallison, the creator of one of YouTube’s most popular channels. The Mobile gaming apps revenue stream is a key part of BBTV’s Plus Solutions, helping to further unlock value from BBTV’s compelling portfolio of content partners and driving revenue expansion for both BBTV and its content owners.…

Screenvision Media & ReachTV Announce Expansion Of Front + Center Everywhere

Screenvision Media, a national leader in delivering comprehensive advertising representation services for top-tier theatrical exhibitors, sports venues, and a robust OOH network, announced that ReachTV, the in-airport entertainment platform, will add Screenvision's Front + Center Everywhere to its lineup of original programming distributed at more than 90 U.S. airports. Front + Center Everywhere is now broadcast across 200,000 screens nationwide. "As travel returns to pre-pandemic levels, working with ReachTV enables…

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.…

Gamut Selects iSpot for Unified TV Ad Measurement

Gamut will now provide its advertising partners with always-on ACR ad measurement to help quantify the true reach of video ads served across local TV and OTT Gamut announced the selection of iSpot, the leading real-time TV ad measurement and attribution company as its exclusive always-on connected TV (CTV) ACR measurement provider. Gamut, with its best-in-class OTT product, Gamut TOTAL®, helps advertisers find, target, and engage with local OTT audiences at scale, in every DMA. Gamut will utilize iSpot's unified…

Comscore Introduces Global Verified Contextual Private Marketplaces (PMPs) for Connected TV and Video Advertising

Industry-leading contextual technology enables accurate brand safety and contextual categorization for Connected TV and video advertising Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced that its advanced brand safety and contextual categorization segments for Connected TV (CTV) and premium video are now available for global application. Comscore launched the capability earlier this year for U.S. clients and is now expanding to more geographic regions to meet industry…

Heartland Properties Joins Forces with Adwerx to Power Digital Advertising for Every Agent

Midwest brokerage steps up its commitment to remain at the forefront of technology by implementing automated online listing ads, retargeting, and streaming TV campaigns Heartland Properties, a local real estate firm serving the Council Bluffs and Omaha areas since 1988, launches the Adwerx Enterprise Automation Platform. The firm is now automating online ads for newly listed properties within their office, plus custom retargeting campaigns for every agent, and agents have the ability to run local, personalized streaming TV…