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SpotX predicts 2019 video advertising trends

January 16, 2019

SpotX, the global video advertising and monetisation platform, has releasd of a new report titled 2019 Video Advertising Trends. Based on a combination of third-party data as well as what SpotX hears from media buyers, sellers, and other industry players in-market, the report identifies four important trends that the industry can expect to see this year, including:

  • New offerings will come into play for OTT video services.
  • Traditional TV will continue to transform for today’s digital landscape.
  • Shifting consumer expectations of ad experiences and personal data usage will drive innovations in ad transactions and delivery.
  • Industry-wide transparency efforts and regulation will spur larger investments in data management.

“This report made it very clear that both media buyers and sellers must be flexible and ready for change, whether it be diversifying their ad spend or seeking out new global opportunities to increase the value of their inventory,” said Mike Shehan, co-founder and CEO at SpotX. “Data privacy is still a major concern for key stakeholders and the entire industry will need to comply with new regulations. Still, there are so many exciting opportunities this year as technology continues to improve, and we should all feel very hopeful about what’s coming our way — from advancements in addressable TV to data enablement in OTT. ”

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