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Connekt Rebrands as Connekt Technologies to Reflect Artificial Intelligence and Advanced TV Capabilities

Company growth continues with the appointment of former Hulu and Condé Nast executive Steve DeMain as SVP, National Sales and TV Partnerships Connekt, an innovative technology company activating smarter TV experiences that audiences love, announced that it is rebranding to Connekt Technologies. The change reflects the company’s AI-driven technologies that power the millions of smart TV ads, content and commerce experiences for its partners, which include LG, Audi, Eli Lilly, Papa John’s, ABC and others. Connekt…

Digital TV Advertising and Analytics Roundtable Series: Latest AdTech Analytics and CTV Trends

TV Advertising is no longer what it used to be a few years ago. Today, it's a dynamic ecosystem bubbling with hot new Digital TV Advertising and Analytics innovations. Next-gen TV advertising companies are completely revolutionizing the whole AdTech landscape. In our recent chats and events, we witnessed TV analytics market climbing new heights and setting unprecedented benchmarks in building a clear, real-time view of the viewer's journey. Continuing our mission to put the latest trends in AdTech and…

4C Expands Partnership with Placed for TV and OTT Audiences and Measurement

Scope Integration of Leading Location Intelligence & Offline Attribution Creates Unified Solutions for Multi-Channel Marketing 4C, a global data science and marketing technology company, announced the growth of its partnership with Placed, a leader in location analytics and offline attribution. The expanded solution brings location-based audiences to targeting and measurement within TV and OTT alongside existing social advertising integrations. Advertisers can now leverage Placed data in the Scope by 4C platform to…

Catalina And Samba TV Partner To Significantly Transform Media And Measurement Landscape

Partnership Enables Media Planning, Execution and Measurement Tied to Outcomes Built on Granular Understanding of What Consumers Watch and Buy Catalina Marketing, the market leader in shopper intelligence and personalized digital media that converts shoppers into buyers, and Samba TV, the leading provider of global TV data and audience analytics, have partnered to integrate shopper behavioral data and video viewership insights at massive, unprecedented scale, encompassing tens of millions of households and billions of…

SpotX and Jukin Media Partner for Success in CTV Monetization

Jukin Media Successfully Scales Digital Linear Programming Business with Surge into Connected TV SpotX, the leading global video advertising and monetization platform, announced results from a new partnership with Jukin Media, the global digital media company and owner/ operator of multimedia entertainment brands People Are Awesome, FailArmy, The Pet Collective, and others. By serving as the largest contributor to the programmatic monetization of Jukin Media's ad-supported linear streaming channels and connecting…

New Study: Streaming Services Rapidly Replacing Traditional TV

84% of US Study Participants Have Replaced Traditional TV with Streaming Services, 62% Assert Traditional TV Is irrelevant According to Statista, a leading provider of market and consumer data, in 2018 the global number of streaming service users was more than 1.02 billion people, and is expected to reach 1.24 billion by 2023. Findings from a new Simon-Kucher study validate this trend, revealing that 84 percent of US participants (with a high affinity for streaming) have already replaced traditional TV with streaming…

Streaming TV Viewership up 72% Yoy, Advertisers Shocked at 47% Fail Rate

Streaming TV Viewership up 72% Yoy, Advertisers Shocked at 47% Fail Rate, Streaming Quality Improves While Issues Abound, Amazon Fire TV Gains 7.2% Device Market Share While Roku Remains at #1 Conviva published the Q1'19 edition of its State of the Streaming TV Industry report, revealing that, year-over-year viewership grew 72% and the rate of consumption growth increased by 49%. In addition to fresh updates on index data related to consumption patterns, device market share, and customer experience issues, the 10+ page…

The Trade Desk Partners with Samba TV to Unify Digital and TV Media Strategies for the World’s Largest Advertisers

Marketers Gain Access to TV Commercial Data to Optimize Ad Campaigns Across Devices The Trade Desk announced that it has selected Samba TV, a leader in global TV data and analytics, to help power The Trade Desk’s Planner, a cross-device advertising planning tool for digital and Connected TV campaigns. This partnership helps marketers forecast cross-device reach and frequency across campaigns that span TV and digital, and also segments audiences that switch viewership from traditional TV to streaming video and other digital…

For Good Measure: Your TV Ad Numbers Don’t Lie

Since the dawn of the technological revolution, we find ourselves in, the traditional television network operators have been caught out by disruption, and more recently, by fragmentation and market saturation. Netflix now counts 139 million subscribers globally, whilst addressable and box sets are becoming players in a market once dominated by incumbent cable companies and terrestrial networks. Even with traditional linear TV, viewers have an abundance of choice when it comes to channels and content, thanks to free-to-view…

Extreme Reach Taps Addressable TV Expert James Shears to Spearhead Growth of Advanced Advertising Services in its Proprietary Platform,…

Extreme Reach announced that James Shears, former General Manager of The Trade Desk’s Advanced TV practice, has joined the company in the role of VP, Advanced Advertising. A recognized expert in the emerging programmatic TV space, James brings to the company a wealth of knowledge and industry relationships that will accelerate Extreme Reach’s growth in the market. He rounds out the leadership team reporting to Chief Revenue Officer Matt Timothy, that supports AdBridgeTM, the company’s complete creative asset management…

Ad-Supported OTT Video Network Dooya TV Picks dotstudioPRO’s SAAS Distribution Platform

Emerging Broadband Video Packager Dooya Media Group, Inc. Chooses Dotstudiopro as Its Preferred Solution to Manage and Distribute Dooya TV’s Consumer Video Content, Support Dooya’s Avod Monetization Model Dooya Media Group, Inc., (DMG) an internet video content syndicator and Over-the-Top (OTT) network for consumers, announced that it has signed a multi-year deal with dotstudioPRO to handle its advertising supported video on demand (AVOD) streaming offering, Dooya TV. After researching other options in the marketplace,…

Telaria Partners with Hulu to Reveal Emerging Alliance between Connected TV and Direct-to-Consumer Brands

New Research Shows DTC Shoppers Are Two Times More Likely to Purchase a Product After Seeing an Ad on CTV Than on Linear Television Telaria, the complete software platform to manage video advertising for premium publishers, in partnership with Hulu, today published new research demonstrating how Connected TV (CTV), the medium of choice for young, affluent and educated consumers, is a key channel for Direct-to-Consumer brands (DTC) to increase reach and drive brand awareness among direct-to-consumer shoppers. The study,…

Videa Releases New Research Connecting Adaptability to Staying Relevant in TV

Executives Also Cite Growing Impact of Automated Buying and Selling Processes Videa, an online marketplace for automated television advertising, released the results of their survey, How TV is Winning Back Its Leadership Position: Dynamic Careers in a Digital Age, which has yielded insightful perspectives from more than two hundred marketing and advertising professionals with six or more years of experience in the TV advertising and buying industry. “Audience engagement has morphed from a linear model to viewers being…

TEGNA Selects Alphonso For TV Attribution For Local Advertisers

TV data company Alphonso announced that TEGNA has selected Alphonso Local to enable TEGNA's local advertisers to better understand the value and effectiveness of their local TV and OTT ad campaigns. With Alphonso Local, TEGNA can effectively measure local linear TV campaigns connecting audiences to online and offline business results, such as website visits and conversions, and visits to a specific brick-and-mortar location. TEGNA has been piloting Alphonso Local over many months and will roll it out across 15 markets in…

ITV to Launch New Addressable Advertising Platform

ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, announces that it has signed an exclusive UK and Ireland licensing agreement with Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, for end-to-end programmatic buying and selling of premium video inventory on the ITV Hub. This will enable ITV to launch a new, fully programmatic, premium advanced advertising platform, uniquely built using Amobee’s advertising technology which allows advertisers complete control over the purchasing of their campaigns across ITV’s…

Amobee and ITV Announce Exclusive Technology Licensing and Innovation Partnership

Leading Technology Platform Will Power ITV’s Ambitions in Advanced TV and Programmatic Advertising Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, announced a partnership with ITV—the United Kingdom’s biggest commercial broadcaster—for the exclusive UK and Ireland licensing of Amobee’s technology for end-to-end programmatic buying and selling of premium video on the ITV Hub. The agreement will enable ITV to offer advertisers advanced solutions and programmatic access within its portfolio of premium digital video…

Zype Playout Helps Video Teams Program and Distribute IP-Delivered Linear Live Streams

Zype to Debut New Solution at NAB Show for Creating IP-Delivered Linear Live Streams to Distribute to O&O Websites and Video Apps, as Well as Video Streaming Destinations like Twitch, YouTube, SlingTV, and More Zype, the leader in video content management and distribution infrastructure, introduced Zype Playout to empower VidOps teams to quickly build and launch broadcast-quality linear live IP-based streams using their existing video libraries. Zype Playout offers easy-to-use workflows for transforming playlists of…

Amobee Selected by Univision as Linear Television Optimization Platform of Record

Partnership to Help Advertisers Reach Hispanic-American Consumer Market Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, announced an agreement with Univision Communications Inc.—the leading media company serving Hispanic America—to be the linear television optimization platform of record, allowing advertisers to plan and transact against their custom strategic target audiences or proprietary first party data. The partnership will allow Univision to provide a data-optimized linear television offering that…

Innovid 2018 Global Video Benchmarks Study Shows Meteoric Rise of Connected TV, Uncovers Key Video Advertising Insights

Annual Study Analyzes Thousands of Video Campaigns for Key Trends, Including Surges in Personalization and Engagement Innovid, the world’s leading connected tv and video advertising platform, announced the release of its annual Global Video Benchmarks report. The latest study reveals another year of significant growth in the Internet-enabled television space, also known as Connected TV (CTV), along with an increase in data-driven personalized video campaigns and short-form mobile video. The year-long study analyzes…

Samba TV and Twitter to Measure Tune-in for TV Programmers

New Capability Provides Attribution to Marketers using Twitter to Drive Tune-in Samba TV, the emerging leader in global TV analytics, announced a partnership with Twitter to measure the effectiveness of Twitter in driving tune-in. Through this measurement program, marketers can gain insights into bridging Twitter engagement to tune-ins across primetime broadcast and cable programming, OTT streaming originals, and tentpoles such as the NBA, NFL, and NHL sporting events. During a closed beta period of this innovative…