SMG Triples Addressable TV Business, EVP Scheppach

FORT LAUDERDALE — Everyone in ad land is wondering how realistic it is to apply internet-style targeting and programmatic control to the TV ad-buying process. So-called “addressable TV” gained ground this year – but what does the next year hold? “This has been an amazing year for addressable television,” according to SMG precision video SVP Tracey […]

 

‘Creative Versioning’ For TV Ads Is Here And Now: GroupM’s Gotlieb

The talk in ad land is all about when advertisers will get to deliver super-targed, hyper-optimized TV ads with digital precision. But don’t wait for that day – it’s already arrived, says a top agency boss. “We do dynamic creative optimization on the fly based on each individual’s specific history,” says GroupM global chairman Irwin […]

 

Addressable TV Ads Are Costlier, But Cheaper: MediaVest’s

Household-level targeting of TV ads is not a distant reality – it’s here and now. You just may have to pay more for it, says one ad agency exec. “You do have to pay a premium on a CPM basis for addressable,” MediaVest advanced media SVP Jonathan Bokor tells Beet.TV in this video interview. “However, your […]

 

UK’s Sky Announces Multi-Platform Ad Targeting

The UK’s satellite TV and broadband provider Sky has already taken a world-leading deployment in addressable TV advertising under its AdSmart technology. Now it’s looking to combine its multi-platform offerings in to a single ad proposition. AdVance is the name given to a new suite from the company’s Sky Media ad sales division, threading together data from TV […]

 

Addressable TV Advertising Powers “Considered Purchases,” AT&T AdWork’s Jason Brown

Addressable TV advertising, the delivery of ads to a specific home set-up box, saw its initial value around “sales lift” meaning the affecting of a direct purchase.  As the medium has evolved, marketers are finding value in addressable as it powers “considered purchases,” meaning awareness of goods and services which would be considered for future […]

 

Mike Bologna’s Three Prerequisites For Addressability

The ability to target individual TV sets with the same precision advertisers buy online ads is exciting some advertisers. One ad group has even tripled its spend on the format in the last year. But what are the building blocks of planning out an addressable-TV ad buy? Mike Bologna, CEO of GroupM’s addressable-TV ad unit Modi Media, […]

 

Will Content Costs Will Force Netflix To Run Ads?

They are the big beasts of the digital-video world. Netflix and Amazon are fast gathering subscribers to their paid, ad-free online video offerings. But, with their platforms gaining traction in the living room, aren’t they ignoring a pretty big TV advertising opportunity? “They’re all spending millions and millions of dollars to produce this content – so […]

 

Addressable TV Ad Spend Up 3x: SMG’s Scheppach

The ability to target individual television ads with internet-style precision is no longer just a fantasy – it’s here and now. In fact, spending is booming. “I’m putting about three times as much money in the marketplace as I was a year ago,” Starcom MediaVest Group’s precision video EVP Tracey Scheppach tells Beet.TV in this video interview. […]

 

Addressable TV Is Here, Now And Small: IPG’s Bayer

For the last couple of years, the industry has been getting excited about the possibility to target individual homes via TV with the surgical precision of the internet. But so-called “addressable TV” is no longer far away. “A third of the United States right now is lit up for household-addressable advertising,” according to ad group […]

 

Future Of OTT TV Ads Is Better Engagement: Roku’s Rosenberg

Over-the-top internet TV box maker Roku may have begun its apps line-up with premium services like Netflix, but the operator is also building a business from enabling free app publishers to benefit from ads in the platform. Roku advertising VP Scott Rosenberg says ad-supported apps are amongst the fastest-growing category on the Roky platform. So […]

 

Dish Opens Up Addressable TV To Real-Time Bids

Three years after introducing an addressable TV advertising offering, satellite broadcaster Dish’s ad sales division is now turning that play programmatic. Dish Media Sales is calling its launch “the pay-TV industry’s first impression-by-impression programmatic marketplace for linear television”. It follows Clypd’s launch of a TV ad-buying software platform. Using it, advertisers can, internet-style, buy ads in linear TV using a […]

 

Rates Trump Fraud Amongst TV Firms’ Concerns: Operative Research

TV companies’ biggest priority is responding to growing consumer habits in multi-screen and time-shifted viewing, according to executive research carried out by video ad tech platform vendor Operative. But its white paper, The Profitable Publisher, in which it polled 85 media executives, also found two big advertising threats – fraud and ad blocking – are low […]

 

Addressable TV Needs Operator Data, SMG’s Steve Murtos

While the technology to deliver television advertisement  to a specific household via the cable box is now viable, the growth of the emerging medium. called “Addressable TV,” is being held back by a lack of access to “granular” household data owned by the cable and satellite operators, says Steve Murtos, SVP Precision Video at Starcom MediaVest […]

 

Addressable TV May Not Take Off Everywhere: RTÉ’s Mullen

COLOGNE — Over the last couple of years, many broadcasters and advertisers have been getting excited about so-called “addressable” TV – the ability to target advertising at individual households, in which consumers have distinct characteristics. But “addressable” may not take off everywhere. “Each market is a little bit different,” says Conor Mullen commercial director of RTÉ, the Republic of Ireland’s […]

 

The Future of Addressable TV, as Seen by Weather’s Curt Hecht

The industry lost one of its true visionaries this week with the passing of Curt Hecht, 47, to lung cancer. A veteran digital advertising and publishing executive, Hecht was a pioneer in addressable TV.  He created experimental programs, including one of the first in 2006 with GM and Comcast. As Chief Revenue Officer of The […]

 

Cadreon’s Kumar Sees ‘Advanced TV’ Solving Measurement

As TV audiences start watching TV on more devices than just, well, TV, marketers face a challenge – how do they measure, target and price their advertising efforts? Companies tackling and talking about that problem are now commonplace. One such, Cadreon, believes the answer lays in what global president Arun Kumar calls “advanced TV” – a […]

 

Addressable TV Can Unleash TV Ad Creativity

CANNES — The $72 billion US TV advertising industry is premised on making 30-second spots that target consumers. Imagine what happens when TV sets give advertisers the cues they need to target customers individually. Michael Bologna, president of GroupM’s Modi Media division, which is working on just that proposition, says 2015 is the year it […]

 

Cablevision Finds Success with Census-Level, Impression-Based Ads

Addressable advertising can yield huge new opportunities in TV with “impression-based selling,” says Kristin Dolan, Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation, in this interview with Beet.TV. The cable operator has been selling ads with this type of census-level data for the last 18 months, using the access it has to every single channel tune-in in real time […]

 

A Down UpFront Means an Upside for Addressable TV: SMG’s Scheppach

CHICAGO — The amount of money SMG advertisers are spending on so-called “addressable TV”, which helps buyers target unique consumers via cable and satellite boxes, with Internet precision, is on course to double this year. “We sized the addressable market for 2014 at about $300 million,” says Tracey Scheppach, EVP of Precision Video at Starcom MediaVest Group, in this […]

 

Addressable TV Will Spawn a “Renaissance” in Creative Ad Making, SMG’s Scheppach

CHICAGO – The emergence of targeted, household-level TV advertising, will spawn a “renaissance” of creative ad making, says Tracey Scheppach, EVP of Precision Video at Starcom MediaVest Group, in this interview with Beet.TV She explains that creativity will be essential in delivering the right message to the targeted household.   But this renaissance is not happening quite […]

 
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