CONSUMERS REVEAL A PREFERENCE FOR TV ADVERTISING OVER SOCIAL MEDIA

Around a third of consumers say TV advertising is ‘entertaining’ (34%) and ‘informative’ (30%) – far more than the equivalent figures for social media advertising (17% and 19% respectively). Why it matters Despite growing levels of advertising investment, social media campaigns are most often called 'excessive' or 'intrusive' by audiences ...
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WHY TV ADS ARE STILL KING

Continued strong levels of consumption and an audience preference for its advertising means that diversifying media habits aren’t killing broadcast TV, says GWI’s Jason Mander. Media consumption changes have attracted a lot of interest recently. We’ve long known about the explosive rise of time spent on mobile phones (globally, GWI’s ...
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VOYO WANTS TO PULL EVEN WITH NETFLIX AND DISNEY+

Voyo wants to create space for its services in the prepaid video market. “In order to make progress, we will have to double the number of subscribers every year,” says the Director of Digital Media of CME, Daniel Grunt. Daniel Grunt has been managing internet activities of Central European Media ...
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PAID VIDEO MARKET IN EUROPE IS EXPECTED TO GROW BY MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED MILLION

The SVOD market is expected to attract more than 100 million subscribers in Europe by 2026. Number one is Netflix but the growth will be driven by Disney+ or HBO Max. The number of SVOD subscribers in Western Europe is expected to grow to 234 million by 2026 increasing by ...
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HOW THE PANDEMIC ACCELERATED A TRANSFORMATION ACROSS CONNECTED TV

Ad spend increased as brands gravitated to the space While linear TV got pummeled by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, connected TV and direct-to-consumer players have been thriving over the past year. For instance, Vizio saw a 95% increase in streaming hours on its platform from the end of 2019 ...
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WHAT AVOD’S GROWTH MEANS FOR MARKETERS IN SEARCH OF EVOLVING CONSUMERS

As viewer interest in ad-supported video on demand accelerates, marketers are trying to determine how to navigate the channel and avoid new walled gardens. The rise of ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) services has been a quiet development amid numerous new consumer behaviors spurred or accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic ...
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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 ...
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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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