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Magnite selected by GroupM

Magnite, the independent sell-side advertising platform, has been chosen to power the GroupM Premium Marketplace in the US and Canada as well as a global preferred technology partner. GroupM will consolidate its programmatic media buying across omnichannel environments including CTV, digital video, and display within Magnite in the US and Canada. GroupM will leverage Magnite […]

February 25, 2022

Magnite launches Live Stream Acceleration

Magnite, the independent sell side advertising platform, has announced the launch of Live Stream Acceleration (LSA), a technology designed to help CTV publishers optimise their live inventory programmatically. Magnite says that LSA helps publishers more effectively monetise their supply, ensuring that ads are served in a timely manner without burdening their technical infrastructure. By leveraging […]

February 22, 2022

Research: TV ads a key part of live sports viewing

Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform’s study, CTV Live Streaming: TV’s Next Big Moment, finds broad adoption of live streaming TV among CTV viewers across all age groups. “Anecdotally, we know that live TV, especially live sports, is unparalleled in its ability to get people engaged and we commissioned this study to better understand […]

February 18, 2022

Magnite promotes Selman and Ackers

Magnite has appointed Julie Selman as the Head of EMEA and Rebecca Ackers to take her place as Managing Director for UK and Nordics. As Head of EMEA at Magnite, Selman oversees the commercial strategy, planning, product requirements and business development for the entire region. She has over 15 years of experience working across the […]

January 19, 2022

SpringServe names Siotis Head of International

SpringServe, the independent ad serving platform, has announced the appointment of Leon Siotis as Head of International. Siotis was formerly the President of EMEA at SpotX. In his new role, he will spearhead SpringServe’s efforts outside of the US, working to ensure global publishers have access to the right technology to keep pace with the […]

December 1, 2021

Research: UK CTV viewing nears off-air

Research carried out across the EU5 (UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy) by omnichannel sell-side advertising platform Magnite reveals that 78 per cent of European audiences watch Connected TV (CTV), making it an essential element of TV planning for advertisers. The report, CTV Is for Everyone: 2021, shows that CTV adoption across households in the […]

October 25, 2021

Magnite acquires SpringServe

Sell-side advertising platform Magnite is acquiring SpringServe, an ad serving platform for connected TV (CTV). SpringServe’s technology manages multiple aspects of video advertising for CTV publishers such as inventory routing, customised ad experiences, and advanced podding logic. A tight technical integration between ad serving and programmatic capabilities reduces complexity, improves inventory management between multiple parties, […]

July 1, 2021

Rakuten Advertising, Magnite ad inventory deal

Independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform Magnite has confirmed that advertising technology and consumer insights specialist Rakuten Advertising will leverage the Magnite CTV platform across Europe to broaden advertiser and agency access to inventory on Rakuten TV AVoD service. Magnite’s CTV platform further expands Rakuten Advertising’s access to technology built properly to handle the nuances of […]

June 3, 2021

Magnite closes SpotX acquisition

Sell-side advertising platform Magnite has closed its previously-announced acquisition of US ad-tech company SpotX from RTL Group, creating what it says is the largest independent CTV and video advertising platform, and reinforcing the company’s capabilities as linear TV budgets increasingly shift to digital. According to Magnite, buyers and sellers have long wanted a scaled, independent […]

May 5, 2021

‘PARETO’ Connected TV botnet discovered

Cybersecurity company HUMAN (formerly White Ops) has confirmed the discovery and disruption of a new, highly–sophisticated botnet focused on defrauding the Connected TV (CTV) advertising ecosystem. Omnicom Media Group, The Trade Desk, and Magnite, flagship members of The Human Collective—a newly-launched initiative that brings together players throughout digital advertising to create a collectively protected ecosystem—collaborated […]

April 22, 2021By Colin Mann