Advanced Television


IAB Tech Lab unveils advanced TV roadmap

IAB Tech Lab, the digital advertising technical standard-setting body, is launching a new initiative to set technical standards to bring universal addressability to all TV environments. “The TV advertising delivery, distribution, and measurement landscape is fragmented, creating significant friction within the supply chain. Just like consumers want a seamless viewing experience across streaming and traditional […]

November 11, 2022

Report: US podcast ad revenue hits $1.4bn in 2021

The explosive revenue growth of podcast advertising reached a new high in 2021, racing well past the $1 billion (€0.95bn) mark to $1.4 billion. Podcast advertising grew 2X faster in 2021 (+72 per cent) than the total internet ad market according to the sixth annual IAB U.S. Podcast Advertising Revenue study, prepared for IAB by […]

May 9, 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

Report: Digital advertising up 35% in 2021

As digital media consumption continues to grow, advertising dollars are following fast. According to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report: Full Year 2021 conducted by PwC, all major channels increased significantly compared with a year ago, particularly across digital video (including CTV/OTT), digital audio, social media and search. “We fully expected 2021 to be an […]

April 13, 2022

IAB Tech Lab updates ad format guidelines

IAB Tech Lab, the digital advertising technical standards-setting body, has announced an update to the ad format guidelines to include Digital Video and Connected TV (CTV) formats. The former version of the guidance was released six years ago while video and CTV were relatively nascent channels. This update accounts for higher resolution, wider screens, and […]

April 1, 2022

Report: Most bought video ads are mobile

PubMatic, an independent technology company maximising customer value by delivering digital advertising’s supply chain of the future, in partnership with IAB Europe, hasreleased an industry report titled The State of Online Video Advertising in Europe. The report highlights media buyers’ appetite to continue to increase investment in video advertising, in particular connected TV (CTV). Over […]

March 17, 2022

ThinkAnalytics: “Super-aggregation to go mainstream”

Peter Docherty, Founder and CTO at ThinkAnalytics, has shared his 2022 industry predictions. Personalised tile promotions will unlock new revenues We’ll see video service providers selling prime tile space on their TV recommendations carousel to content and channel owners who will run campaigns personalised to each viewer. Armed with rich analytics and actionable insights, video […]

December 16, 2021

FreeWheel brings Cumulus podcasts to Strata

FreeWheel, a Comcast Company, announced partnerships with Cumulus Media and Triton Digital to bring Cumulus Podcast Network’s premium podcast inventory into the Strata media stewardship platform with industry-leading metrics and measurement. This partnership provides the 1100+ agencies using Strata’s platform with the ability to automate the podcast buying process within their existing platform workflow, including […]

October 20, 2021

ThinkAnalytics enhances ThinkAdvertising

ThinkAnalytics, a global provider of cloud-based personalised content discovery, viewer insight, and targeted advertising solutions, has announced enhancements to ThinkAdvertising that bring even more sophisticated, digital-style ad targeting to the TV sector, and provide opportunities for video service providers to build additional revenue streams. Chief among the enhancements is the ability to blend first-party behavioural […]

September 30, 2021

Study: Audio investment gap for marketers

WARC, the global authority on marketing intelligence, has unveiled the results of a study conducted in collaboration with iHeartMedia, the US audio media company, on media consumption and audio investment in the US. The report highlights a divergence between consumption and investment. While 31 per cent of the average consumer’s media consumption is now audio, […]

September 22, 2021