NAB’s New Digital Group Must Fill Data Gaps: Cablevision’s Tatta

On the eve of a special digital-only meeting at the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, one cable operator has urged it to solve TV’s data problem. The NAB is has tabled a Digital Summit, including assembling a board to tackle the issue – namely, how to standardize measurement and reporting mechanisms for quantifying viewership […]

 
 

Political Campaigns on the Cutting Edge of Advanced TV, Cablevision’s Ben Tatta

Political campaigns are at the forefront of combining linear and addressable television, with the latter’s frequent messaging changes bringing a whole new tempo to advertising on the medium. “It’s fascinating that of all the categories we work with, political probably is the most sophisticated in terms of the use of the data,” Ben Tatta, President, […]

 
 

Dynamic Ad Inventory Will Be Infinite: Cablevision’s Dolan

FORT LAUDERDALE — When many vendors think about the emerging technology “dynamic ad insertion” (DAI), they think about ads inserted, on the fly, in to live programming playing out through digital media. But what’s dynamic can also me added to what is static. New York cable operator Cablevision is eyeing up the application of dynamic ads […]

 
 

Cablevision’s Kristin Dolan: TV Addressability Helping Smaller Advertisers

FORT LAUDERDALE — New York cable TV company Cablevision‘s Total Audience has been making waves for allowing ad deals to benefit from super precision. But getting there hasn’t been a walk in the park. “Once the sales reps see incremental sales revenue … they become converts. But bringing the horse to water required a lot of time […]

 
 

Cablevision Inks “Upfront” Agreement with WPP’s Modi for Addressable TV Advertising

LONDON-   Cablevision, a large U.S. regional cable and Internet provider, long a pioneer in offering addressable TV advertising, has made its first “upfront” deal with Modi Media, the advanced TV unit of WPP.  It is a longterm partnership around addressable advertising. At the Future of TV Advertising Forum in London earlier this month, we interviewed Ben […]

 
 

Cablevision Is Becoming a Service-Oriented Company: COO Kristin Dolan

As cord-cutting continues to gain momentum and video-streaming options abound, Cablevision’s chief operating officer Kristin Dolan is trying to transform her company into a service-oriented business like American Express or Zappos. “To me, we’re at a critical inflection point where the world is changing and we’re no longer a monopoly, and we’re a company that […]

 
 

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 […]