Media intelligence specialist Kantar Media is expanding its cross-platform ad intelligence capabilities with the availability of programmatic advertising data. This initiative is part of Kantar Media’s continued innovations in digital ad monitoring and will be offered firstly in the US with a move to roll out to additional key markets.
The expanded data will provide more detailed insight into digital ad buying channels, including mediator and deployment chain information for ad impressions and spend for digital ads purchased on a programmatic basis. The data, covering millions of publisher pages, includes digital ads monitored on display, mobile and online video platforms.
With these enhancements, clients can now view programmatic data alongside Kantar Media’s best-in-class media coverage, enabling a 360-degree view of brand activities. The incorporation of programmatic digital ad occurrences has also led to significant growth in digital ad activity captured, with double-digit increases seen in both ad occurrences and creatives.
“To reach today’s consumers, media buyers and sellers must plan, execute and measure campaigns on a cross-platform basis. It’s therefore imperative for them to have access to competitive ad intelligence that is holistic in its coverage and integrated in its analysis,” advised Manish Bhatia, North American CEO, Kantar Media. “The availability of programmatic data within our tools is not only a recognition of that need, but an indication of our commitment to advance our digital capabilities and our position as the only provider to offer a comprehensive approach.”
The newly available datasets will expand Kantar Media’s current digital monitoring capabilities, which include: