CME INVESTING IN DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT WITH VOYO IN THE FOCUS

The Voyo video portal should become the centre of a new strategy of CME. The owner of the TV Nova group invests in the development of digital media. Central European Media Enterprises (CME), the owner of TV Nova group, wants to develop its business model towards digital media and paid ...
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WHAT MARKETERS MUST CONSIDER BEFORE DIVING INTO ADVANCED TV

With the deprecation of third-party cookies and its implications on media targeting, advertisers are increasingly looking for opportunities to leverage both their first-party data and third-party data to effectively reach audiences. Advanced TV (ATV) offers the opportunity to do just that, providing marketers a brand-safe, person-targeted medium that is more ...
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TV IS MARKETERS’ BIGGEST OPPORTUNITY – AND THREAT

As ISBA pushes ahead with its plans for a cross-media measurement system – despite the TV broadcasters' hesitancy – the head of its AV Steering Group encourages marketers to evolve how they see TV. If you look at what has been grabbing the marketing headlines over the last few years you would ...
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TV MARKET AVOIDED FLUCTUATIONS IN GRPS IN THE FIRST QUARTER

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic did not bring any significant fluctuations in the number of delivered GRPs to the advertising TV market. The aggregate number of advertising GRPs delivered by TV in this first quarter decreased by 2% compared to the last year’s first quarter. It is a good result given ...
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WHY CONNECTED TV ISN’T AS COMPLICATED AS ADVERTISERS THINK

While advertisers now recognize the importance of CTV for reaching an enormous audience – 2020’s dramatic acceleration led to consumer user numbers exceeding 200 million – they are still concerned about how complicated it all seems and are still trying to figure out where to start.  Many advertisers are overwhelmed ...
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VIEWING COMES BACK TO THE LIVING ROOM

In a clear indication of the lay of land in today’s TV industry, research from advertising technology platform provider FreeWheel has found that after a decade of change, and as people’s consumption of media has fragmented across devices over the past ten years, many have returned to the living room ...
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AVOD WILL BE BIG, BUT WILL TAKE ITS TIME GETTING THERE

Streaming is changing the world of TV viewing. But, unfortunately for the advertising world, the vast majority of this viewing is ad-free, since most of the largest and most dominant streaming services carry no ads -- Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, HBO Max (though that is changing), Apple TV+ -- and ...
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ARE BIDDABLE AD BUYS IN CTV’S FUTURE? THE EXPERTS WEIGH IN

It’s unclear what the future of TV ad buys will look like in connected TV. Since much of TV inventory — including much of CTV — is reserved in the upfronts each year, will programmatic auction-based buying eventually be used in CTV as it is for online digital? Major content ...
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TRENDS OF THE MONTH: ROI, B2B AND NEXT GEN TV

This month: How advertisers can double their return on investment (ROI), some of the challenges and opportunities for B2B marketers and the future landscape of TV advertising and audiences. Half of brands achieve an ROI of $1.06, but the most effective can double this For every $1 spent on media, ...
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LINEAR TELEVISION IS HERE TO STAY. WHERE IS ANOTHER STORY.

When we talk about the potential demise of traditional linear TV, we’re talking about the potential demise of cable and broadcast delivery of linear TV, not linear TV itself. That’s an important distinction as, like the difference between “OTT” and “CTV”, it clouds up discussions about the future of TV. So ...
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