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SpotX and IRIS.TV Partner to Enable Video-Level Contextual Targeting in CTV

IRIS.TV, the world’s leading video data platform, has tapped SpotX—now part of Magnite (Nasdaq: MGNI)—the leading global video advertising platform, to bring industry-standard contextual segments to SpotX’s supply, to enable marketers to target and verify the category of video on all screens. Consumers are increasingly flocking to connected TV (CTV). CTV has been proven to perform better on every advertising performance metric from unaided awareness to return-on-ad-spend. IRIS.TV enables video-level contextual visibility…

Magnite Announces Executive Leadership Team Following SpotX Acquisition

Appoints New Technology and Sales Leaders Effective July 1; Strengthens Ability To Serve Clients Across All Formats, Including CTV Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, today announced changes to its executive leadership team, effective July 1. These are the company’s first major steps towards integrating its recent acquisition of CTV leader SpotX, and will strengthen its ability to serve clients across all formats, including CTV. SpotX’s former Chief Technology Officer, J. Allen Dove, will serve…

Magnite Closes SpotX Acquisition

Creates Largest Independent CTV & Video Ad Platform; Clients Include A+E Networks, AMC Networks, Crackle, Discovery, FOX, fuboTV, LG, Roku, Samsung, Sling TV, Vizio Magnite (Nasdaq: MGNI) today closed its previously-announced acquisition of SpotX from RTL Group, creating the largest independent CTV and video advertising platform, and reinforcing the company’s capabilities as linear TV budgets increasingly shift to digital. Buyers and sellers have long wanted a scaled, independent alternative to the giants that…

SpotX Integrates TVSquared For Transparent, Real-Time, Global CTV Measurement & Attribution

Partnership Will Shape CTV Advertising Across North America, Europe & Latin America TVSquared has been onboarded by SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, as a preferred measurement and attribution partner to power transparent, real-time analytics on delivery, audience, and outcomes for national, regional, and local connected TV (CTV) campaigns. Together, TVSquared and SpotX are supporting CTV’s global growth by delivering brand lift, reach, sales, and audience measurement for clients in North…

SpotX Expands Privacy-Compliant Audience Data Technology for CTV

Suite of Data Tools Empowers Media Owners and Advertisers to Leverage First-Party, Third-Party, or Subscriber Data for Audience Targeting SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced it has developed a comprehensive suite of custom audience data tools that enables media owners and advertisers to target audiences using first-party, third-party, or subscriber data in a privacy-compliant way. SpotX first began investing in and developing advanced technologies that support data activation and protection…

SpotX Announces Record Performance In 2020 and Now Reaches 70 Million Connected TV Households in the US

SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, continued its profitable growth track-record and ended the year with both outstanding financial results and significantly more access to consumers. As the pandemic raged across the globe, a record number of viewers tuned in to streaming TV in 2020, with four out of five consumers watching at least some ad-supported CTV programming. Advertisers took notice by diversifying their ad budgets and investing heavily in CTV with SpotX. Global ad spend on the SpotX platform…

Crackle Plus Adds SpotX To Monetize OTT Inventory Across New Distribution Channels

Leading Global Video Advertising Platform Connects Advertisers with Crackle Plus Premium Inventory Distributed Across FAST Channels SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced a strategic partnership with Crackle Plus to serve as a primary supply-side platform (SSP) to power the video monetization of Crackle Plus inventory across both existing and new distribution channels. Marketing Technology News: Domo Invests For Growth, Welcoming New Executives To Lead Company’s Demand Engines Crackle…

Redbox Selects SpotX for Video Monetization Across its Free Streaming Platform

Leading Global Video Advertising Platform Connects Advertisers with Redbox's Free Live TV and Free On Demand AVOD Content SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced a new strategic partnership with Redbox to serve as a strategic supply-side platform (SSP) to power the video monetization of Redbox's free live TV and AVOD content. "As a company that's focused on creating the very best ad-supported streaming destination to entertain millions of Redbox customers, we partnered with SpotX to support the…

Magnite to Acquire SpotX

Full year 2020 combined company estimated non-GAAP net revenue would have been $350 million on a pro forma basis(1)(2) Combined company Connected TV (CTV) & video net revenue would have represented approximately 67% of total company preliminary non-GAAP pro forma net revenue(1)(2) in Q4 2020 On a combined basis, the CTV business would have nearly tripled to $42 million in Q4 2020 versus Magnite standalone, or approximately 34% of Q4 2020 preliminary non-GAAP pro forma net revenue(1)(2) The non-CTV video business of…

SpotX Announces Support for Unified ID 2.0 Solution

Leading global video advertising platform fully integrates open source identity solution, joining development with The Trade Desk and others SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced it is integrating the Unified ID 2.0 solution, an open source and interoperable ID framework designed to improve relevant advertising while protecting consumer privacy and transparency without relying on third-party cookies. The solution upgrades identification standards by using encrypted and hashed email…

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…

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…

GroupM Premium Supply Expands Offering with Video in the U.S.

Currently live in 10+ global markets, this is the first fully auditable programmatic premium supply marketplace SpotX tapped as preferred programmatic video exchange partner GroupM, WPP's media investment group, announced that it has expanded its global Premium Supply offering with video in the U.S. Currently live in more than 10 global markets, GroupM Premium Supply (GPS) was launched in 2017 as the first fully auditable programmatic premium supply marketplace allowing end to end visibility on all buys. In expanding…

SpotX Brings Game-Changing Metrix to OTT Measurement Solution

SpotX brings game-changing MetriX to OTT measurement Solution combines AudienceProject and TechEdge data capabilities to provide new insights into growing OTT audiences, including OTT’s incremental reach to linear TV SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announces the UK launch of SpotX MetriX, a cross-platform measurement solution created in partnership with the technology-based market research company AudienceProject and TechEdge, a leading supplier of research and planning tools for linear and…

SpotX Unveils Programmatic Solutions To Scale Linear Addressable TV

AMC and The Trade Desk among major industry players leveraging the technology SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced new programmatic solutions that will allow TV programmers to unlock the full value of linear addressable television for the first time. The solutions are in part built in support of the Project OAR open standard, which creates new addressable opportunities by replacing linear spots at the glass (smart TV) level. SpotX is also powering programmatic executions within traditional…

Tru Optik and SpotX Partnership Utilizes Advanced Data Targeting

Advanced Audience Targeting Capabilities Enabled Leading Food Brand to Effectively Reach its Audience with 6.3 Million Impressions Consumer adoption of connected TV (CTV) has grown quickly, with 50% of TV households now watching streamed television — one-third of which can only be reached by CTV as they do not subscribe to cable. CTV has become a can’t-miss opportunity for advertisers thanks to its highly engaged and targetable audiences. Yet, many still face the challenge of establishing a scalable audience strategy across…

SpotX Makes Strategic Investment in SpringServe, Leading Independent Ad Serving Platform for OTT and CTV

Companies will collaborate by integrating platform capabilities and developing technologies to further connect the supply and demand ecosystems SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced a strategic investment in SpringServe, the leading ad serving platform for over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV). Under the terms of the agreement, both companies will work together to provide joint customers with the most advanced video advertising capabilities, while seamlessly connecting platform…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Invoca (Analytics), KERV Interactive (Video), Verint Systems (Customer Experience Management), SpotX (Video Advertising) and Comscore (Video). Invoca and Decibel Partner to Improve Digital Experiences Invoca, the leader in AI-powered call tracking and conversational analytics, today announced an integration with Decibel, the leader in digital experience analytics. For the first time,…

New Research From SpotX Finds Four Out of Five CTV Viewers Watch Ad-Supported Content

CTV is for Everyone: An In-Depth Look at US CTV Viewership in 2020 report uncovers CTV audience insights, viewing behavior, access points, and sentiment toward advertisements SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced the release of its first global connected TV (CTV) viewership report titled "CTV is for Everyone." In partnership with US research firm Mintel, SpotX surveyed 1,500 US consumers to identify the characteristics of CTV viewers and their viewing habits, as well as how receptive they are…

SpotX and Acxiom Partner To Support IPG Data-Driven Video Advertising

Partnership enables enhanced audience-based media buying from the supply-side through curated and actionable data, across all screens and streaming platforms SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, announced a new partnership with Acxiom, the data and technology foundation for the world's best marketers, to offer enhanced audience-based buying capabilities and improved inventory matching using Acxiom's data. The new integration layers data on the supply-side, thereby allowing advertisers who are purchasing…