Effectv Launches New Division to Better Serve Advertisers’ Evolving Needs for Audience Delivery within Changing TV Marketplace

Today, Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, announced the creation of a new Sales Development function, led by former Regional Vice President at Effectv, Dawn Lee Williamson. She will report into Pooja Midha, Chief Growth Officer, Comcast Advertising. Marketing Technology News: ReliaQuest Announces New Board Member And Chief Marketing Officer “The media landscape has changed dramatically and at an accelerating pace” This move is an extension of Effectv’s ongoing transformation as an audience…

IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report for 2020 Shows 12.2% Increase In Digital Advertising, Despite COVID-19 Economic Impacts

As the world grapples with the ongoing ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital advertising sector continues to show tremendous resilience.  In fact, according to the newly released "IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report," conducted by PwC, digital advertising revenues increased by 12.2% in 2020 compared to 2019. Marketing Technology News: Samba TV and 605 Partner To Create An Unparalleled Omniscreen Addressable TV Footprint "The second half of 2020 made up for the rather abrupt drop in advertising revenue…

tvScientific Launches Connected TV Performance Advertising Platform

The New Platform combines the Power of TV Advertising with the Control and Measurability of Digital Platforms tvScientific announced the launch of its Connected TV (CTV) buying, measurement, and attribution platform, built for businesses of all sizes that value performance media. CTV represents the fastest growing segment of a $72 billion TV advertising market, which is dominated by roughly 300 national advertisers. tvScientific aims to eliminate the high barriers of entry around TV advertising by making it accessible…

STUDY: Global CTV Impressions Increase 60% Year-Over-Year, Becoming a Pivotal Channel for Omni-Channel Marketers

Innovid’s Global Omni-Channel Benchmarks Report uncovers how advertising trends shifted amid COVID-19 pandemic Report highlights the surge in streaming and importance of keeping TV the centerpoint of omni-channel advertising strategies to seamlessly manage experiences across channels Innovid, the only independent omni-channel advertising and analytics platform built for television, today announced its Global Omni-Channel Benchmarks Report, which represents the most complete view of video advertising data available in the…

Effectv Appoints John Brauer to Oversee Insights and Analytics

Brauer will spearhead the company’s efforts in data science, analytics, measurement, marketer insights and ad effectiveness research. Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, today announced the appointment of John Brauer to vice president, insights and analytics. Marketing Technology News: Pendo Adds Product Executive, Creates Virtual Summit To Explore The Complexities Of The Emerging… “I’m very honored and excited to officially be leading the team in this new capacity” Brauer had…

Comcast Technology Solutions Unveils New Integration For Centralized Advertising Campaign Management Across Digital And Linear Tv Audiences

New integration between Comcast Technology Solutions (CTS) and Innovid delivers a unified workflow, quality control, performance analysis, and omnichannel optimization of video ads Comcast Technology Solutions (CTS), a division of Comcast Cable that provides media and entertainment technology to advertisers, agencies and content providers, today announced a new strategic relationship with Innovid, the only independent omnichannel advertising and analytics platform built for television. This integration with the CTS Ad…

67% of UK Digital Media Buyers Think CTV is More Effective Than Linear TV

New research by Unruly finds 100% of digital media agencies and 77% of brands plan to invest more in CTV over next 12 months due to better ROI and targeting compared to linear TV More than two-thirds (67%) of UK advertising professionals think connected TV (CTV) is a more effective ad channel than linear TV. That’s according to new research released today by leading ad platform Unruly, which also revealed that 100% of media agencies and 77% of brands plan to invest more in CTV over the next 12 months. Marketing…

Connected TV (CTV) Ad Supply Trends Report 2020: Global Programmatic CTV Ad Spend Increases 2.2x in “Year of CTV”

Report reveals 78% of U.S. households are now reachable via programmatic CTV advertising, but ad fraud rates remain high, at 24% in Q420 Pixalate, a global ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform, released its Connected TV (CTV) Ad Supply Trends Report 2020, a comprehensive look at programmatic CTV advertising throughout 2020. The report analyzes the state of programmatic CTV advertising and provides a deep dive into programmatic CTV ad spend trends by global region, ad fraud (or invalid traffic, "IVT")…

SmartMedia Technologies Unveils The Next Evolution Of NFTs To Create Unprecedented Advertising Outcomes For Brands

SMT's proprietary SMOs expand upon NFT capabilities to provide increased engagement and user function for brands and consumers In a push to revolutionize brand-to-consumer engagement, SmartMedia Technologies is launching The SmartMedia Lab: a self-service platform that allows agencies and brands to create immersive mobile advertising campaigns using its proprietary non-fungible tokens (NFTs), known as SmartMedia Objects (SMOs). The SMOs can be distributed and attributed programmatically across display, social, search and…

Upwave Launches Pioneering Optimization Metrics for Brand Marketers, Shifting Paradigm for CTV Measurement

Outperformance Indicator leverages proprietary machine-learning algorithms for marketers to re-allocate media in-flight, much faster than traditional analytics Upwave, the leading analytics platform for brand marketers, today announced the addition of the new Outperformance Indicator metric to its industry-leading dashboard for marketers. Marketers will now have the ability to make accurate media allocation and optimization decisions in-flight before the data reaches “statistical significance” like traditional lift analysis…

Spearad Introduces Revolutionary ‘Selective Programmatic Advertising’ for Addressable TV

Spearad, a pioneer in addressable TV advertising, introduced "Selective Programmatic" for addressable TV advertising. Selective Programmatic is a revolution in programmatic advertising for CTV und OTT providers, because broadcasters can view and verify advertising content they receive via programmatic channels. With this, Spearad enables TV-providers to maintain the proven routines and working methods they are used to from linear TV, even across their digital channels. Marketing Technology News: Orchid Agency, a…

New Consumer Survey: CTV Ads Trigger Sales, Especially Among Younger Set

Results Highlight How CTV is Bringing More Opportunity to Connect with Consumers Vericast today announces proprietary survey findings from its Valassis line of business related to the growth and influence of Connected TV (CTV). Vericast is a leading marketing solutions company that delivers actionable insights and operational expertise at scale. Marketing Technology News: TechBytes with Michelle Engle, Chief Product Officer at Vericast “We can help brands connect personalized, memorable ads to the…

Comcast Advertising Appoints Industry Innovator Pooja Midha As Chief Growth Officer

In this role, Midha will oversee global marketing and lead the evolution of a strategic vision to drive growth and maximize the value of the company’s products within the changing advertising ecosystem. Comcast Advertising, a division of Comcast, today announced that it has appointed Pooja Midha as its chief growth officer, a new role within the organization. Marketing Technology News: Cloud Computing Could Eliminate a Billion Metric Tons of CO2 Emission Over the Next Four Years, and… “Her ability to sort through…

Arrivalist Provides Independent Measurement for Samsung Ads Smart TV Travel and Tourism Advertising Campaigns

Arrivalist announced today that it has partnered with Samsung Ads, the advertising arm of Samsung Electronics and global leader in advanced TV, to provide its travel vertical advertising clients with independent, incremental measurement of advanced TV. Marketing Technology News: SnapCell Collaborates With eLead On Dealer Suite Integration “The keyword for us is incremental visitation from media exposures” “As a leader in advanced and connected TV it’s critical that we help our clients understand how their video…

DoubleVerify Uncovers ‘SneakyTerra’ — the First SSAI Fraud Scheme to Hijack Real CTV Device Sessions

Video Filtering, a DV-exclusive layer of protection, helped expose the scheme that stood to cost unprotected advertisers more than $5 million per month DoubleVerify ("DV"), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics has uncovered the first server-side ad insertion (SSAI) scheme known to hijack real CTV device sessions. At its peak, the highly sophisticated scheme spoofed over 2 million devices each day and could have cost unprotected advertisers more than $5 million per month, based on…

Smart and White Ops Partner To Safeguard Digital Advertising from Fraud and Abuse

Smart, the independent ad tech platform, and White Ops, the global leader in collective protection against sophisticated bot attacks and fraud, today announced a partnership to fight advertising fraud and invalid traffic. Fully integrated within Smart’s advertising platform, White Ops’ Advertising Integrity enables pre-bid protection of Smart’s inventory and ensures publishers’ and buyers’ safety from malicious and sophisticated fraud. Sophisticated invalid traffic poses a significant threat to the digital advertising…

MiQ and BVA Announce Strategic Partnership to Aid E-Commerce Brands in their Programmatic Advertising Journeys

Collaboration will increase media campaign optimization proven to move the needle for business today MiQ – global programmatic media partner -- announced a strategic partnership with leading Shopify Plus agency, BVA. The partnership will give BVA access to MiQ’s Intelligence Hub, custom analytics capabilities, and bespoke integrations into BVA’s proprietary reporting suite to help clients successfully navigate the ever-evolving programmatic advertising landscape, drive greater campaign optimization, and…

Sourcepoint Launches ‘Privacy Lens,’ to Drive Privacy-First Advertising Transactions

The platform allows advertisers to identify media inventory suppliers that meet their quality standards for consumer privacy Sourcepoint, the data privacy software company of record for the digital marketing ecosystem, today announces the launch of Privacy Lens to provide compliance and data ethics visibility for advertisers. The first privacy measurement and analytics platform in the market, Privacy Lens allows advertisers to set their own unique data privacy parameters and evaluate inventory sources to…

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 from Adtelligent, Adverty, InMobi, Origin, to Centro. Adtelligent Introduces Native Support for AMP Ads Adtelligent is pleased to announce that its efficient ad tech platform now natively supports Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) integrations for ad monetization. This US-based company is in the process of designing a demand pathway optimization solution that will bring back the much needed…

MediaMath Expands Purpose Driven Advertising Initiative; Champions Multicultural Media via Curated Marketplace

Penguin Random House is the First Brand to Join Multicultural Publisher Marketplace with Nearly 1,000 Publishers MediaMath, acclaimed independent advertising technology company for leading brands and agencies, announced the expansion of its Purpose-Driven Advertising initiative via its Multicultural Marketplace. The Marketplace is designed to activate advertising spends on nearly 1,000 multicultural publishers that are either owned by or focused on building content for People of Color. The Marketplace has enabled brands and…