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Spain: Over 27m watch connected TV

Over 27 million Spaniards have access to TV content through a connected TV, representing 82 per cent of all local Internet users from 16 to 75 years old in the country, according to the Estudio de la Televisión Conectada 2022 report by IAB Spain. Six out of ten Internet users watch TV through a Smart […]

June 13, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Forecast: Ad market set for 8% growth in 2022

Global advertising expenditure is forecast to grow 8 per cent in 2022, according to RoI agency Zenith’s latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts report. This represents a minor downgrade from the 9.1 per cent growth rate Zenith published in December 2021. Growth will be supported by the Winter Olympics, mid-term US elections and the football World Cup, […]

June 8, 2022

FreeWheel launches AudienceXpress brand

FreeWheel has announced the international launch of AudienceXpress — the brand FreeWheel Media now operates under — allowing advertisers in Europe to buy premium TV advertising on an audience basis across all platforms, including connected TV (CTV), broadcaster streaming platforms (AVoD) and digital publishers. “The AudienceXpress name represents more than a change in branding, it […]

June 7, 2022

Study: 64% CTV viewers prefer ads over paying more

DeepIntent, the healthcare advertising technology company, has published research that unveils insight into consumer behaviours and preferences for ad-supported content. Specifically, the research showed that 64 per cent of connected TV (CTV) watchers prefer to see ads than pay more for content, explaining the growth of ad-supported streaming services over the past year. Surveying more […]

June 1, 2022

Hawk integrates Skyrise data into CTV offering

Media and insights platform Hawk and audience data specialists Skyrise Intelligence are to deepen their partnership as Hawk ramps up the CTV element of its cross-channel offering. Hawk is the only fully multi-channel demand side platform (DSP) to work in partnership with Skyrise, providing brands and agencies with access to extensive consumer insight that can be targeted across all […]

May 26, 2022

Nielsen deduplicates smart TV, streamer audiences

Nielsen has expanded deduplication of connected TV (CTV) audiences to include new Smart TV original equipment manufacturer (OEM) inventory, enabling media buyers and sellers to obtain accurate, person-level viewership inclusive of co-viewing across Samsung and VIZIO devices, in addition to Roku, Hulu and other streaming platforms in the US. Nielsen says media buyers can now […]

May 20, 2022

Report: CTV success leads to fraud schemes spike

Findings from digital media measurement, data and analytics software platform DoubleVerify (DV) suggest there has been a record spike in fraud schemes. DV’s 2022 Global Insights Report, analyses media quality and performance trends from more than one trillion impressions delivered across over 2,100 brands in 80 markets. “The good news is that verification is working,” […]

May 16, 2022

Report: Connected TV video impressions surpass mobile

Innovid, an independent advertising platform for delivery, personalisation and measurement of converged TV, has published findings from its 10th annual Global Benchmarks Report examining critical trends, advancements, and benchmarks in the video advertising industry. The report revealed that in 2021, CTV surpassed mobile as the channel with the greatest share of global video impressions, with […]

May 11, 2022

Forecast: Digital video ad spend to increase 26% in 2022

Digital video advertising spend surged 49 per cent in 2021 and is expected to increase an additional 26 per cent to $49.2 billion (€46.6bn) in 2022 according to IAB’s 2021 Video Ad Spend and 2022 Outlook report. Released at the 2022 IAB NewFronts, in conjunction with Standard Media Index (SMI) and Advertiser Perceptions, the report […]

May 3, 2022

Study: Overlay ads more memorable than video ads

MAGNA Media Trials, MAGNA’s proprietary research offering, has announced a study in partnership with GumGum, a specialist in contextual intelligence technology, that dives deep into how brands can stand out on connected TV (CTV). Breaking Through: Moving Beyond the Commercial Break on CTV finds that brands should consider leveraging overlay ads as an additional touchpoint […]

May 3, 2022