Advanced Television


Research: 70% of Brits prefer streaming to broadcast

Research from omnichannel sell-side advertising platform Magnite finds almost seven in 10 (69 per cent) UK consumers prefer streaming services to broadcast linear TV (31 per cent). The study, CTV: The Future Forward, identifies

March 2, 2021

RTL Group sells SpotX ad-tech unit

RTL Group is selling its US ad-tech business SpotX to Los Angeles-based sell-side advertising platform Magnite. The transaction is subject to receipt of regulatory approvals and is expected to close in Q2. The purchase price consists of €468 million in cash and 14.0 million shares of Magnite stock. The agreement implies an enterprise value (100 […]

February 5, 2021

Magnite introduces new CTV/OTT solution

Magnite, the independent sell-side advertising platform, has launched the open beta of Unified Decisioning, a solution that empowers CTV and OTT publishers to maximize yield by removing the need to manage direct sold and programmatic demand channels independently and allowing them to compete side by side. As the TV industry transitions away from manual processes […]

February 2, 2021

Magnite appoints Selman as new UK MD

Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, has announced the appointment of Julie Selman as its new UK Managing Director. Selman joins from FreeWheel, a Comcast company, where she most recently held the position of Senior Director and Head of Demand Strategy UK and Northern Europe. At Magnite, Selman is tasked with accelerating commercial growth […]

January 18, 2021

Magnite appoints Paysen as MD, Central Europe

Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, has announced the appointment of Johannes Paysen as its new Managing Director for Central Europe. An industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, Paysen joins Magnite from global location technology company GroundTruth (formerly xAd GmbH) where he served as Head of Germany & MENA. He is tasked […]

November 2, 2020

Magnite supports Discovery’s dplay

Magnite, the independent, omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, has announced its expanded relationship with Discovery in support of its streaming service, dplay, to maximise programmatic advertising capabilities. Magnite’s platform provides Discovery with control for ad podding, inventory hierarchy, targeting, and real-time reporting. Magnite will also develop custom solutions to support Discovery’s product range and roadmap, as […]

September 29, 2020

Frameplay integrates with Magnite

Frameplay has announced its first global integration with Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, to provide advertisers with the ability to buy intrinsic in-game advertising programmatically. The companies said that the “combination of Frameplay’s industry-leading software developed for in-game advertising and Magnite’s scale and experience in programmatic technology across any format and screen provides […]

September 25, 2020

Magnite announces EMEA Leadership Team

Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform in the industry, has announced the company’s leadership team for EMEA. James Brown will oversee EMEA and APAC as Head of International, based in London. Brown has been an exceptional leader for EMEA over the past three years and has been instrumental in building a strong leadership team […]

July 16, 2020

Rubicon Project and Telaria rebrand under Magnite

Magnite, the independent sell-side advertising platform, debuts today following the merger between Rubicon Project and Telaria in April 2020. Magnite unifies Rubicon Project’s expertise as a scaled programmatic exchange and Telaria’s leading CTV capabilities to better connect publishers with thousands of buyers and brands. The company’s omnichannel advertising platform enables publishers to monetize across all […]

July 1, 2020