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Report: Podcast ad opportunities in Europe and US

There are significant opportunities in podcast advertising in Europe and the US, according to Dataxis. In terms of audiences, the two continents have experienced strong growth since 2015. The podcast penetration of podcast listeners in Europe tripled between 2015 and 2020, reaching almost 25 per cent of the European population in the US, the penetration […]

June 8, 2021

Pixalate unveils monthly publisher trust index

Ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform Pixalate has launched what it claims is the world’s first Publisher Trust Index, a global approach to quality measurement and monthly rankings of the world’s mobile and Connected TV (CTV) apps, designed to bring unprecedented transparency to the programmatic advertising ecosystem. While traditional ranking systems use a quantitative-based […]

May 24, 2021

Report: 15% Nordic adults listen to podcasts

In the Nordics, approximately 3 million people (equivalent to 15 per cent of the population 15–74-year-olds) listen to podcasts on an average day, according to Mediavision’s Q1 figures. Spotify and Apple are two of the main players in the market. Among those who listen to podcasts, 37 per cent choose to listen via Spotify while […]

April 29, 2021

Spotify in 85 new international markets

Music streaming service Spotify is adding 85 new international market to its portfolio of coverage. Sweden-based Spotify says the expansion adds 1 billion potential listeners around the world. Currently Spotify claims 343 active users spread over 93 countries. “Together these markets represent more than a billion people, with nearly half of them already using the […]

February 25, 2021By Chris Forrester

Sweden: Live radio increasingly pressured by audio streaming

Swedish adults spend more and more time listening to streamed audio. Mediavision analysis reveal that younger adults are driving the development, while the older population prefers traditional radio to digital alternatives. Of course, this has substantial effects for the players within audio. In Sweden, 15–74-year-olds spend 99 minutes consuming audio-based media an average day. Approximately […]

February 25, 2021

Report: 15% of podcasts capture majority of industry revenue

Podcasting, a growing sector of the media ecosystem, is increasingly drawing interest from global consumers, advertisers, publishers, and media companies. Global podcasting ad revenues increased more than 65 per cent annually from 2016-2019, and by 2023 the podcast industry will boast nearly two billion regular listeners, according to forecasts from Altman Solon. The podcasting wave […]

February 24, 2021

Deutsche Telekom presents Renegades: Born in the USA podcast

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are lifelong friends, and these two citizens of the world have now come together in the Renegades: Born in the USA podcast to talk about social issues. It’s all about friendship, democratic and social values, and treating one another fairly. As part of its “No Hate Speech” initiative, Deutsche Telekom […]

February 23, 2021

Analyst: Nordic media driven by subscriptions

Mediavision’s analysis of the Nordic media market shows that subscriptions now account for the majority of each household’s spend on both media and access (i.e. mobile and broadband). An average Nordic household spends €150 per month on media and access. The split between media and access is slightly in favour of mobile and broadband compared […]

January 20, 2021

BPI: Streaming now 80% of UK music consumption

Music consumption increased for a sixth year in 2020, with 155 million albums or their equivalent either streamed or purchased in 2020 – an 8.2 per cent rise on 2019, with growth led by streaming fuelled by label investment. There were some 139 billion audio streams – up by over a fifth – with nearly […]

January 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

AEW, Rooster Teeth launching video podcast

Rooster Teeth and All Elite Wrestling (AEW) have announced a new, free weekly lifestyle podcast, titled Wrestling With The Week. Hosted by AEW performer Scorpio Sky and Funhausco-creative director James Willems, each 30-minute episode will provide wrestling and gaming fans insider looks at the week in wrestling, gaming, sports, movies and more. The series will […]

December 16, 2020By Nik Roseveare