David Nichols Joins NBTV as President

NBTV Channels, LLC, a global direct-to-consumer shoppable video platform that enables consumers to effortlessly purchase within video content, is pleased to announce the addition of accomplished marketing veteran David Nichols as President of Spirits Network and Executive Vice President of NBTV Channels. Nichols has invested in NBTV and is a Board of Directors Appointee amongst Board members Mark Bezos, Nick Buzzell, and Mike Buzzell. Nichols will lead Spirits Network, the first of several channels NBTV is developing, and…

Wurl Appoints Kris Johns Vice President of Advertising

Wurl, the leading provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), announced that Kris Johns has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President, Advertising. Kris has been with Wurl since 2017, first as Vice President of User Experience and subsequently as Vice President of Product. Recently, he has increasingly been focused on the advertising side of the business as Wurl's monetization services have become more and more important to customers on the growing Wurl…

Lamar Advertising to Display FEMA Emergency Alerts on Digital Billboards Nationwide

Lamar Advertising Company, one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that emergency alerts transmitted over FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) will be displayed on select Lamar digital billboards throughout the country. IPAWS is FEMA's national system for local alerting that provides authenticated emergency and life-saving information to the public through mobile phones, radio, television and internet-based services.…

CTV Overshadows Linear TV While Social and Programmatic Spark Debates, IAS Industry Pulse Report Finds

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, today released its 2021 Industry Pulse Report. Surveying over 200 ad industry experts across the US, IAS found that issues around digital video and connected TV, programmatic, and social rocketed to the top of the ad industry's priority list. Marketing Technology News: Solodev Achieves AWS Public Safety & Disaster Response Competency Status "2020 has proven to be a year of accelerated change in the digital ad industry, with major shifts…

BBTV Provides Content Management Solutions to the Canada Media Fund

BBTV Holdings Inc., a media tech company using technology-enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, announced that it will extend its Content Management solutions to the Encore+ YouTube channel, presented by the Canada Media Fund (CMF), in partnership with Bell Media, Deluxe Distribution Canada Ltd., Google Canada, Telefilm Canada and Canada’s film and television producers, distributors, broadcasters, unions, guilds and other industry associations. CMF is a not-for-profit corporation that delivers…

ATM.TV Joins FCTI to Roll Out Digital-Out-Of-Home Advertising

ATM.TV, a business specializing in digital content and brand advertising, has entered into an exclusive sales and marketing agreement with FCTI, Inc. to provide exclusive ATM toppers and content for 7-Eleven, Inc. ATM.TV has developed a specialized software and hardware platform that will allow advertisers to target HD screens placed above ATM units. FCTI recently installed digital-out-of-home (DOOH) screen networks above its ATMs at more than 8,500 participating 7-Eleven stores in the U.S. Marketing Technology News: …

ReachTV Declares The People Platform

ReachTV, the live streaming entertainment network that shares authentic stories with tastemakers of the world announced that the company has selected The People Platform to deliver its audience estimates and connect directly with ReachTV viewers. This decision is significant, as ReachTV is a leader in the digital out of home space, delivering linear video content to 1,700 55-75" television screens in more than 91 airports, representing interactions with 128 million travelers around the globe. The use of always-on mobile,…

SpotX Releases 2021 Global Trends Report for Video Advertising

Growth in Addressable TV, Programmatic, Supply Path Optimization, and Data-Layered Campaigns Among Predictions by Industry Leaders SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced the release of its "2021 Global Video Advertising Trends" report. The findings aim to help ad tech leaders, marketers, and agencies prioritize their 2021 plans by sharing predictions and trends for the upcoming year. "With the incredible growth of digital TV and streaming in the past year, it's evident that we are in the midst of…

BBTV Showcases Direct Advertising Branded Entertainment Achievements

BBTV Holdings Inc., a media tech company that uses technology-enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, is sharing the following recent Direct Advertising Branded Entertainment highlights and achievements as part of its Plus Solutions: BBTV has secured a number of paid direct advertising branded entertainment campaigns across consumer verticals including gaming, entertainment, fashion and food, for brands including: Veritone, Garena, Barnes and Noble, The RealReal, AMC Shudder, ThriveMarket, Hybe,…

Mediaocean Launches New Audience Reach Capabilities to Enhance Omnichannel Advertising

 Mediaocean, the mission-critical platform for omnichannel advertising, announced enhanced capabilities in its Scope product for TV Reach Extension (TVRE). With TVRE, Mediaocean becomes the only buying platform that connects linear TV audience intelligence with connected television (CTV) and closed ecosystems like Facebook. The new audience intelligence tools provide advertisers the ability to deduplicate audiences, manage reach and frequency, eliminate waste, and focus on incrementality across multiple channels.…

ONSCREEN Launches the Spark: Secure, Easy, and Affordable TV Video Calling With Zoom Integration

Just in time for the December holidays, this new device makes it safe and easy for families to video call on the TV, with Black Friday/Cyber Monday specials and free secure lifetime video calling service ONSCREEN Inc., announces the upcoming launch of the Spark -- a TV video calling device that is easy to install, completely secure, and affordable. The new device addresses the need for higher quality video calling experiences for families, safe from privacy concerns, and is the most affordable TV video calling product on…

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: …