DoubleVerify Announces Authentic Brand Safety Targeting for Programmatic Buyers – Securing Brand Protection and Driving Campaign…

DoubleVerify, the leading independent provider of digital media measurement software and analytics, announced the launch of its Authentic Brand Safety targeting solution for programmatic advertisers. With Authentic Brand Safety targeting advertisers can now deploy a single set of brand safety controls across multiple programmatic buying platforms. By applying unified brand safety parameters throughout the media transaction (pre- and post-bid), advertisers gain secure brand protection and substantial gains in both…

FreeWheel Announces Programmatic OTT Offering for Local TV Buyers

End-To-End Automated Buying Within the Strata Platform Removes Common Barriers to Buying Premium OTT Video FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announced that its FreeWheel Advertisers division has launched new OTT buying capabilities for agencies and advertisers. FreeWheel Advertisers’ network of 1,200-plus agencies using the Strata platform can now programmatically access the full OTT marketplace through exchanges and direct premium publisher integrations. “Our clients are very interested in tapping into new opportunities to…

Triton Digital Integrates dataxu’s TouchPoint DSP with the a2x Programmatic Marketplace to Provide Buyers with Access to Top-Tier Digital…

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the integration of its programmatic audio advertising marketplace, a2x, with the TouchPoint DSP by dataxu, a leading software provider for marketing professionals. The integration provides dataxu’s customers with the ability to add online audio from premiere broadcasters, podcasters, and streaming music services around the world to their programmatic, omnichannel buys through private marketplace (PMP) deals. “We…

IPONWEB’s Optimal Price Discovery Service to Help Media Buyers Combat Programmatic’s Shift to First Price Auctions

Bid Shading Solution Helps Programmatic Buyers Reduce Media Costs by 15% to 30% Google’s Shift to First Price Auctions Creates More Transparency for Media Buyers and Sellers - but Financial Risk for Advertisers or Tech Platforms That Aren’t yet Prepared to Bid in a First-Price Environment IPONWEB is promoting its Optimal Price Discovery service to help programmatic buyers bid effectively in the first-price world. Buy side partners currently using the tool are seeing a 15% to 30% reduction in media costs. What is bid…

New Independent Research Study Uncovers Why Buyers Are Embracing Programmatic In-App Advertising

Buyers Cite Targeting Capabilities and Inventory Quality as the Top Criteria for Choosing Programmatic In-App Publisher Partners PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, released a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of PubMatic, which found that buyers are allocating nearly a quarter of digital advertising budgets to mobile apps to capitalize on increased targeting and customer engagement, despite concerns about in-app fraud and measurability. The…

Zefr Rolls out New Suite of Content Filters for Programmatic Video Buyers and Expands Leadership Team to Support Growth in Brand Business

Rob Cukierman, Previous Head of Global Sales Strategy and Strategic Partnerships for Vevo and Daniel Oakins, Former Global Director at Grapeshot, Fill Key Roles as the Content Targeting Technology Leader Gives Programmatic Buyers the Ability to Directly Control Their Content Alignment and Generate Even Better Results with Their YouTube Ad Buys Zefr, a technology company that provides precise content targeting solutions for brands advertising on YouTube, announced the rollout of a new and robust suite of content filters…

IAB Launches Programmatic Training Program for Marketers, Media Buyers & Ad Sales Professionals

‘Programmatic 360: Automation Decoded’ Taps Into Industry Experts for the Skills and Tools Needed to Master the Programmatic Landscape The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) today officially launched a training program geared for digital media buyers and sellers—“Programmatic 360: Automation Decoded”—an intensive educational course developed by industry authorities from companies such as LiveRamp, CBS Interactive, and Pandora. The course will provide detailed insights into the processes, tools, and strategic…

OpenAP Launches Supply-Side Platform to Surface Available TV Advertising Inventory for Buyers, Brings Transparency and Visibility to…

New SSP provides access to premium array of national linear inventory, enabling buyers to build media plans using accurate and real-time marketplace data Interoperability of APIs adds workflow automation to planning and buying by connecting directly to buyside tools, delivering on the needs of advertisers for more control of cross-publisher optimization within existing workflows Omnicom Media Group becomes the first agency to integrate its in-house tool, Omni, in new partnership with OpenAP OpenAP, the advanced…

National Buyers, Take a Page Out of the Local Buyer’s Playbook

A lot can be learned from local buyer's advertising playbook. Local advertisers understand the power of advertising to zip codes, neighborhoods, and indeed households that are within a specific distance of their location(s)and that meet the criteria of their ideal audience, but national advertisers have yet to fully take advantage of these localized strategies. There has been a significant market shift towards localization over the years driven by the growth of mobile and the resulting advancements in location data…

6 AdTech Leaders Join Forces to Improve Programmatic DOOH Standards for 2021

The 6 adtech leaders include Adomni, Broadsign, Place Exchange, Verizon Media, VIOOH, and Vistar Media. They join forces to deliver parameters for defining programmatic DOOH inventory. Ensuring a mutual understanding between the DOOH buyer and seller in the bid-stream and during the media transaction, these standards open up new inventory discovery opportunities, improve targeting, and promote greater knowledge equality within the programmatic DOOH industry. Six leading digital-out-of-home (DOOH) technology platforms -…

Samsung Ads Extends Its European Programmatic Offering, Giving Advertisers Access for the First Time to Acr-Powered Programmatic TV Video…

Programmatic TV buyers can reach audiences on Samsung TV Plus, a free, ad-supported streaming service, allowing brands to run full-screen, in-stream video ads in a brand-safe, premium environment Samsung Ads Europe, the media and advertising division of Samsung Electronics, announces that advertisers across Europe now have the ability to access Samsung Ads’ premium video inventory programmatically via their preferred DSP, with direct access to Samsung's proprietary audience segments powered by automatic content recognition…

Global Programmatic Digital Out-Of-Home Leader Hivestack Expands to Latin America

Hivestack drives strategic expansion in Latin America with multiple partners on the supply side, as demand for programmatic digital out-of-home is set for explosive growth Hivestack, the leading global programmatic digital out-of-home (DOOH) ad tech company announced that they are expanding sales and operations to several countries in Latin America including, Argentina, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Panama and Mexico. Even in the midst of a global pandemic, programmatic advertising has been on a…

Uberflip Study Reveals Disconnect Between Marketing Priorities and Buyers’ Expectations

Despite a majority of marketers highly rating their companies' ability to personalize content, new research uncovers a major disconnect between the personalization buyers want and what marketers are actually delivering. In the latest study The Experience Disconnect: 2021 B2B Marketing Report from Uberflip, the leading cloud-based content experience platform (CEP) surveyed 500 North American B2B buyers and marketers about their expectations for the buyer journey, to see how their responses differed. The findings show a major…

BIG Outdoor Launches Programmatic with Vistar Media

BIG Outdoor - a provider of premium, high-impact digital billboards - announced the launch of programmatic capabilities powered by Vistar Media. BIG Outdoor is leveraging Vistar’s supply-side platform (SSP) to make their inventory available for purchase programmatically via open exchange or private marketplace deals. “Our mission is to stay at the forefront of improving the value proposition of digital billboard advertising,” said Richard Maund, National Sales & Marketing Director at BIG Outdoor. “We want to provide…

GroupM Taps SpotX as Primary Programmatic Partner for Digital Video and OTT

Leading global SSP will also develop specific programmatic solutions to help GroupM clients achieve maximum ROI for video advertising SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced it has signed a strategic agreement with GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, to serve as the primary partner for all programmatic digital video and over-the-top (OTT) inventory. The partnership is being debuted in the US with the intention to scale it globally into other markets. As part of the agreement, SpotX will…

TAPTAP Digital Teams With Broadsign To Extend Programmatic Omnichannel Offering To DOOH

TAPTAP Digital and Broadsign rolled out a new ad tech integration that opens up Broadsign Reach’s global network of programmatic digital-out-of-home (DOOH) inventory and dynamic creative capabilities to media buyers using the Sonata suite of omnichannel advertising solutions. The move combines the Broadsign Reach Supply Side Platform (SSP) with TAPTAP’s Sonata Demand-Side-Platform (DSP) and Data Management Platform (DMP), delivering a full suite of solutions that connects DOOH to other digital channels and uses data to…

Australia Safest for Video Impressions; APAC has Lower Ad Fraud Rates on Programmatic Buys Across All Channels

In its latest report on ad fraud risks, Integral Ad Science (IAS) has reported key statistics on adtech and brand safety trends in the APAC and Australia. According to the report titled, “Media Quality Report for H1 2020”, Australia had notable reductions in total brand risk for video impressions — both desktop video and mobile web video. Compared to this startling trend in Australia, Japan was facing quite the opposite. Advertisers in Japan witnessed a spike in brand safety violations due to complex issues in the…

Hivestack Joins Forces with Clear Channel UK as Programmatic DOOH Partner

Hivestack, the leading global programmatic digital Out of Home (DOOH) ad tech company, announced a new partnership with Clear Channel UK (part of Clear Channel Outdoor), one of the global leaders in Out of Home. This partnership marks a continued shift in the UK market, as Clear Channel UK enables advertisers to access their digital inventory programmatically via Hivestack's Supply Side Platform (SSP) and Exchange. Clear Channel UK currently represents more than 30% of the DOOH UK market with real estate that covers…

DPAA to Hold DOOH Programmatic Training Course for EMEA on September 15

Powered by Prohaska Consulting, regionally customized session will educate buyers and sellers on how to successfully transact programmatically DPAA, the leading global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home media with the advertising community while moving OOH to digital, announced it will hold a live-via-Zoom programmatic training course for the EMEA market on Tuesday, September 15 from 2-5 pm London/9am-Noon New York. The course has been developed and will be presented by Prohaska Consulting, the most…

Verizon Media Teams With Broadsign to Extend Programmatic Omnichannel Offering

Verizon Media and Broadsign announced an extended partnership to directly integrate Verizon Media’s programmatic demand-side-platform (DSP) with the Broadsign Reach programmatic DOOH supply-side-platform (SSP). Using the combined solutions, Verizon Media advertisers can now easily access Broadsign’s global programmatic DOOH (pDOOH) inventory as part of their omnichannel buys. The partnership is another step in Verizon Media’s continued expansion into DOOH, as more advertisers recognize the value of the medium in…