Addressable Advertising Through The Lens Of GroupM’s Essence

As the market capabilities for addressable advertising continues to grow, it might best be considered a tactical balancing act whose ultimate utility resides in a perceived value exchange for individual brands. In the right situations, addressable can be “a fantastic tool,” says Adam Gerber of GroupM’s Essence agency. Whether to employ addressable depends on a given […]

 
 

Advanced TV A ‘Spectrum Of Capabilities’ Needing Uniformity: Essence’s Gerber

Defining the term “advanced TV” is complicated, but that’s just a reflection of reality right now. Because it’s going to be awhile before there’s uniformity in understand how people engage with video content and measuring the impact of that engagement, says Adam Gerber. As the President of Global Media for the Essence agency surveys the […]

 
 

DISH Seeing Addressable TV Buys Becoming Part Of Overall Planning

Cross-platform advertising buys are soaring at DISH Media Sales as more media agencies create advanced-television teams, while the operational efficiency afforded by programmatic technology continues to grow. This is Jim D’Antoni’s snapshot of the advanced TV and addressable advertising space explains how more marketers are integrating addressable buys into their strategic planning instead of integrating […]

 
 

DISH Media Sales Plans ‘Turnkey’ Programmatic Solution For DISH, Sling Inventory

To compete with digital video giants, TV operator DISH has adopted the mantra of offering easier and faster advertising buys driven by programmatic technology as it seeks to unite DISH and Sling TV inventory. “The business is changing so fast and there’s so many different opportunities and solutions out there that are going in so […]

 
 

Assembly’s Villegas Traces The Arc Of Direct Response To Addressable TV

With more than 20 years of experience in various forms of traditional direct-response media, Assembly’s Fabian Villegas sees elements of DR appearing in some very non-traditional places, including addressable television. “The DR and the general market environments are sort of merging a little bit. So now everything is going to be measured, whether it’s a […]

 
 

TradeDesk’s Crumbling On The Power Of Addressable TV

When demand-side ad platform The TradeDesk branched out its business offering last year, it was described as “betting its future on the future of TV“. Fast-forward a year, and The Trade Desk is also helping Sling sell its OTT digital TV inventory through its DSP. In this video interview with Beet.TV, The TradeDesk TV strategy and partnerships […]

 
 

Programmatic Private Auctions See Big Growth At Sling TV

More than half of the advertising inventory on Sling TV’s platforms in the last month was sold via programmatic, private auctions. “The growth we see is astounding,” says Adam Lowy, Director of Advanced TV & Digital Sales at DISH Media Sales. Sling works with two supply-side platforms—SpotX and Telaria—and interfaces with all the major demand-side […]

 
 

Why Linear TV Needs More Automation: Adobe’s Gordon

It’s taking awhile, but the advertising space is “progressing and modernizing” to keep up with changing viewing behavior, with virtual MVPD’s representing the best of what TV can be, according to Adobe’s Todd Gordon. “What we hear consistently from clients is that they still believe that TV is extremely effective in driving brand preference, driving […]

 
 

How Horizon Leverages Addressable TV For Entertainment Clients

One of the easier sells when it comes to addressable television advertising is the entertainment category, where advanced targeting can give a major boost to tune-in messaging. “I think it is something that we feel is a pretty integral part of the buy. We’re beyond trying to extol the virtues of addressable. It’s a base […]

 
 

dataxu’s LaHaise On Bridging The Divide Between Digital, Connected TV Campaigns

By the time Sling TV launched in early 2015, dataxu already was an established demand-side platform with all of the pipes in place for programmatic and real-time bidded inventory. “What really set things off for us is the ability to bring in a cross-device platform that extends the type of targeting and campaign execution you’d […]

 
 

Connected TV Plays To Upper And Lower Funnel Metrics: MediaMath’s Fisher

If you set aside the semantics of “programmatic” versus “automated” television buying, one thing is quite clear to MediaMath’s Mike Fisher. “We’re there. We’re there at scale.” There are 65 million households using some type of device to access premium video content in the living room and, for the first time, more than 50% of […]