Advanced Television


Samba TV enters Spanish market with Smartclip

Samba TV, a global player in television technology and omniscreen advertising and analytics, has announced a strategic partnership with adtech platform Smartclip to enter the Spanish market for the first time. Samba TV says its expansion into Spain delivers another key pillar in its global growth strategy, following the expansion of its advanced TV footprint […]

August 11, 2022

RTL new ad unit named RTL AdAlliance

RTL Group’s new international advertising vendor has announced its new company name: RTL AdAlliance. The combination of RTL AdConnect, G+J I|MS, and Smartclip’s sales and media businesses aim to establish one strong and unified powerhouse for the international media sales business leveraging the RTL brand. The new company will closely collaborate with RTL Groups’ tech […]

June 21, 2022

smartclip acquires Realytics

smartclip, the adtech company of RTL Deutschland, has announced the acquisition of adtech specialist Realytics. The combined adtech solutions will help to measure the impact of TV campaigns on websites. “Realytics systematically analyses the impact of TV advertising on advertiser websites and leverages these data points with state-of-the-art AI algorithms for better decisioning in traditional […]

May 12, 2022

RTL Group creates new ad sales unit

Pan-European broadcaster RTL Group is to combine its fully-owned businesses RTL AdConnect, G+J iMS and the media division of Smartclip to create what it says will be an ‘international advertising sales champion’. The new unit will provide international advertisers simplified access to a portfolio of media brands across TV, digital video, radio/audio, online, mobile and […]

February 17, 2022

smartclip launches new audience-based ad solution

smartclip, the adtech platform of RTL Group, has introduced smart Audiences, the next generation targeting solution that addresses the growing demand for non-intrusive targeting practices. smart Audiences integrates two proven cornerstones of identity-safe advertising in a streamlined offering: socio-demographic online and offline data and contextual targeting capabilities. The new offering represents a viable alternative to […]

February 8, 2022

RTL Group, Amobee form TechAlliance

RTL Group has announced a partnership with Amobee to strengthen their ad-tech businesses in continental Europe. RTL Group and Amobee will establish a jointly owned sales and services company called TechAlliance, which will combine the ad-tech services of Amobee and Smartclip in Europe. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals and expected to close in […]

October 21, 2021

smartclip partners with rlaxx TV

smartclip, the ad tech unit of RTL Group, and rlaxx TV, the Europea AVoD service, have partnered to monetise the linear ad breaks within the rlaxx TV channel-offering across Europe. The cooperation will kick off in rlaxx TV’s core markets including UK and Germany while Spain will join the lineup within the next few months. […]

September 20, 2021

smartclip Europe partners with Clubbing TV

smartclip, the adtech platform of RTL Group, has added Clubbing TV, the lifestyle TV channel dedicated to clubbing, DJs and dance music culture, to its connected TV portfolio. Clubbing TV is available in over 60 countries with a global monthly reach of more than 100 million households. The partnership will be rolled out in Germany, […]

July 13, 2021

smartclip and Tastemade announce partnership

smartclip, Europe’s largest open adtech development unit for broadcasters and streaming services, and modern media company, Tastemade, partner to monetise hundreds of hours of premium programming in the categories of food, travel, and home & design across Europe. Tastemade’s premiere streaming network is distributed throughout Northern and Western Europe in more than 20 million television […]

May 6, 2021

smartclip partnership with XITE

smartclip, the European open adtech development unit for broadcasters and streaming services, has added the Connected TV channel of Dutch music TV provider XITE to its CTV line-up. The channel is available for free within TV+ offerings of leading TV devices and directly on the XITE TV app. The XITE channel is a blend of […]

February 18, 2021