Cuebiq Names Chris Falkner Head of TV

Former NBCUniversal Executive to Lead Company’s New Initiative Leading location intelligence and consumer insights company, Cuebiq, announced the hire of Chris Falkner as Vice President of the company’s television initiatives. As the definition of TV continues to expand, and users have even more choices for how to engage with content, brands are reevaluating how best to reach and engage consumers exposed to TV advertising. Addressing this trend, Cuebiq is expanding its cross-channel efforts into television, by…

Adding Rocket Fuel to Ad Targeting: What’s Missing Before it Reaches Lift-Off with OTT TV?

The rise of OTT has undoubtedly changed the ad targeting game. Driven by cord-cutting and consumer expectation for on-demand access to video content, OTT ad spend has reached an all-time high in recent years. According to TDG Research, it’s expected to be worth more than $40 billion by 2020, which is no surprise when you consider how IP-based content delivery offers a much more accurate way to target audiences down to the household level. However, while current targeting efforts are a good foundation, and are infinitely…

Cadent Launches Next-Gen National Addressable TV Platform

Unified Platform Connects National Advertisers with Addressable TV Suppliers to Enable At-Scale, Data-Driven TV Campaigns Cadent, the leading platform for advanced TV, launched its next-generation addressable TV platform for advertisers, media planners, and networks. The new Cadent Advanced TV Platform provides a simplified workflow that connects national addressable TV demand with Cadent's inventory partners. Cadent Advanced TV Platform provides access to 70 million US addressable households through cable,…

Simulmedia Launches TV Marketplace Designed for Direct-To-Consumer Marketers

D2Cx Will Match Buyers to Sellers of +200 Billion Weekly National TV Ad Impressions Simulmedia, the only advanced TV provider that gives marketers full transparency on media metrics, business outcomes, inventory placement and pricing, announced it has launched a marketplace specifically designed for direct-to-consumer marketers. The marketplace, called D2Cx.com, uses bidding, small daily minimums, fast, bottom-up reporting, and distribution across more than 200 billion national TV ad impressions weekly from top cable…

dataxu Appoints TV Industry Veteran Raymond Dooley as VP of Corporate Marketing

Former Marketing Leader at WarnerMedia’s truTV, AMC, Viacom and Disney to Support dataxu’s Advanced TV Growth dataxu, the leading software provider for media & marketing professionals, is pleased to announce the appointment of Raymond Dooley as Vice President of Corporate Marketing. Dooley is an award-winning marketing, creative and media strategist who brings more than two decades of experience as a marketing professional in the TV industry. He joins on the heels of dataxu’s launch of TotalTV for Advertisers, a unified…

VideoAmp Launches TV Viewership Audiences to Drive Advertising Impact, Performance, and Efficiency

Matches Commingled TV Viewership Data with Privacy-Compliant Digital Identities for Superior Audience Targeting; Delivers Advanced Reach/Frequency Management to Maximizes Campaign Impact Across Linear TV and Digital While Minimizing Over-Exposure VideoAmp announced the debut of its Custom TV Viewership Audiences. These advanced TV segments map ACR-based TV and set-top box viewership data directly to privacy-compliant digital identity through a deterministic match and support the integration of first- and third-party…

FreeWheel Launches DRIVE—a Comprehensive Advertising Solution Designed to Reach Consumers Across the New TV Landscape

Aggregates Premium OTT and VOD Inventory from Freewheel’s Supply Partners to Target Tv-Sized Audiences and Drive Better Results for Marketers FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announced the launch of FreeWheel’s DRIVE, a suite of advanced advertising solutions designed to help marketers reach consumers across emerging forms of TV, including Over-the-Top (OTT), Set-top Box Video on Demand (STB VOD) and digital video, using advanced data and measurement capabilities. “The changing consumption pattern of premium video is…

Three Advanced TV Strategies CPG Brands Can Use to Increase Revenue

In a 2017 report by Credit Suisse, they projected that the current distinction between ‘media’ spend (TV, digital, print, radio, outdoor and cinema) and ‘below-the-line’ marketing spend (price promotions, PR, sponsorship, direct mail and telephone marketing) would continue to blur in the future of advertising. This co-branded television campaign by Tylenol and Stop & Shop targeting caregivers is a perfect example. Further, with advances in data-driven television ad buying and the scale that can now be achieved through…

Nielsen Catalina Solutions Announces Expanded Ad Targeting Capabilities Now Across Any TV Screen or Platform

New Solution Enables CPG Advertisers and Agencies to Buy Television Advertising with Digital-like Precision Based on In-Store Purchase Behavior Nielsen Catalina Solutions (NCS) announced an expansion of its Advanced TV Suite, which now enables purchase-based ad targeting in addition to sales measurement for data-driven linear TV, addressable TV, over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV). With the addition of a new capability that enables CPG advertisers and agencies to buy connected-TV inventory based on in-store…

Sizmek Unveils Solution for Advanced TV

Marketers Empowered with AI-Driven Insights Across Linear, Addressable, and Connected TV Sizmek, the world’s largest independent buy-side advertising platform delivering impressions that inspire, announced the launch of a new Advanced TV initiative with plans to roll-out a fully integrated solution across linear, addressable, and connected TV later this year. Today, Sizmek is already a one-stop-shop for linear, addressable and connected TV inventory. Soon, advertisers and media agencies will be able to apply AI-driven…

Amobee Completes Acquisition of Videology, Expands Advanced TV and Video Advertising Capabilities

CTV Pioneer Scott Ferber Appointed Chief Innovation Officer, AI Expert Domenic Venuto Named Chief Operating Officer and Talent Development Leader Erica Golden Selected Chief People Officer  Singtel subsidiary Amobee, a global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, announced it has completed the acquisition of assets from Videology—a leading software provider for advanced TV and video advertising—advancing its connected TV and digital video solutions with sophisticated data-driven linear TV…

SpotX Releases New ‘Global TV and Video Trends’ White Paper

Report Acknowledges Internet Advancements as Biggest Driving Factor of Changes In Consumer Viewing Habits and Growth in Digital TV SpotX, the global video advertising and monetization platform, released a new white paper exploring the evolution of TV and digital video. Based on intelligence from select industry reports, the white paper entitled, "Global TV and Video: Five Trends Contributing To The Continued Rise of Digital" concludes that traditional methods of TV viewing remain popular due to television's ability to…

a4 Partners with Inscape to Deliver Smart TV Insights to Marketers and MVPDs

a4 Is Expanding Its Audience-Based, Multiscreen Advertising Solution with Data Insights from Millions of Smart TVs Altice USA had recently unveiled a4 as their advanced advertising and data business division. Today, a4 has announced a key partnership with Inscape Data Inc., the leading provider of Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) data. This partnership is aimed at augmenting set-box data with data from nearly nine million connected VIZIO TVs. Inscape’s TV audience viewing data is leveraged by OEMs, brands,…

comScore Adds Smart TV Data to Marketing Solutions through Partnership with Inscape

New Data Will Enhance Custom Marketing Analytics Solutions That Provide Brands and Agencies with Insights into Cross-Platform Lift and Ad Effectiveness comScore, a leading partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced a partnership with Inscape, the largest single source provider of opt-in automatic content recognition (ACR) TV viewing data in the US. The addition of Inscape's opt-in smart TV viewing data adds new insights to comScore's measurement footprint for its custom marketing…

Video Ads on Connected TV and Premium Publisher Properties Have Best Performance, Reveals Extreme Reach Q2 Report

Quarterly Analysis of Digital Advertising Benchmarks Reveals Trends Driven by Increased Cord-Cutting, Demands for Trust and Brand Safety Video advertising technology provider Extreme Reach released its Q2 2018 Video Advertising Benchmarks Report, offering brands and agencies up-to-date insights based on key performance metrics. This most recent analysis of data on click-through, completion and viewability rates as well as bot traffic and time spent by device used (i.e., desktop, mobile, tablet and connected television…

RhythmOne Guarantees Advanced TV Audience Delivery to Maximize Targeted Reach and Campaign Performance

Solution Leverages Comscore Cross-Platform Campaign Measurement to Enable Marketers to Pay Only for Impressions Delivered In-Demo RhythmOne plc , a global advertising technology company, announced that it will offer United States-based clients guaranteed in-demo delivery of advanced TV campaigns. This unique offering provides clients with campaign-level audience measurement while accessing RhythmOne’s premium network of app publishers within its advanced TV marketplace, including connected TV, TV everywhere, and…

LiveRamp to Power People-Based TV Campaigns for Adobe with IdentityLink

Partnership Enables Advertisers to Activate Data At Scale for TV Advertising Using Adobe Advertising Cloud or Adobe Audience Manager LiveRamp®, an Acxiom® company  and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, today announced that Adobe  is integrating LiveRamp’s IdentityLink™ for TV solution across Adobe Advertising Cloud and Adobe Audience Manager. This enables advertisers to engage in addressable TV advertising using the same first- or third-party audiences they already deploy through Adobe, while…

The Year of Advanced TV: Leveraging Data in New Ways

In 2018, more than 50 percent of marketers are likely to include Advanced TV buys in their schedule. But for many traditional television advertisers, Advanced TV remains a daunting concept. That’s understandable. Advanced TV, as an umbrella term that encompasses everything from data-driven targeting to programmatic placement, is a fast-moving yet nuanced opportunity. (For more background on the market forces driving Advanced TV, as well as the requirements for advertising execution in this realm, check out part 1 and part 2 …

NCC Media Taps TV and Digital Pioneer Bob Ivins as Chief Data Officer

NCC Media, the national advertising sales, marketing and technology company owned by Comcast, Charter and Cox, announced it has named Bob Ivins as chief data officer. In the newly created role, Ivins will be responsible for developing and extending the company’s advanced television and media offerings, helping brands intelligently connect with viewers across NCC’s unparalleled collection of linear and addressable inventory. Ivins will report directly to Nicolle Pangis, president and CEO of NCC Media. “Due to its…

Tribune Broadcasting TV Ad Sales Open 24-7-365 With WideOrbit’s Programmatic Marketplace

In a first for the local broadcast television industry, Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media Company, has launched an ‘always-open’ TV ad sales operation thanks to a technology partnership with programmatic TV leader Wideorbit. "Tribune’s embrace of an ‘always-open’ programmatic sales operation will make its local broadcast TV ad inventory as easy to purchase as any other media option." As an early adopter of machine-assisted sales of local spot advertising, Tribune collaborated with WideOrbit on…