Comcast’s Blockgraph Sets Up As A JV With Charter, ViacomCBS

The blockchain initiative set up by Comcast’s FreeWheel to help advertisers go around third-party tech platforms to develop insights is ready for prime-time. Blockgraph, which already included Comcast, ViacomCBS and Charter’s Spectrum Reach as partners, is now reconstituting as a joint venture, in which the three groups will take equal ownership. Jason Manningham, who was […]

 

Blockchain Can Ease Connected TV Ad Tax: Manningham

SAN JUAN, PR — In the not-to-distant future, blockchain-enabled technology could help TV advertisers more accurately measure the effectiveness of their ads and reduce fees paid to intermediaries. That is the promise of Blockgraph, a division of Comcast’s FreeWheel that has been working on realizing the potential. The initiative was launched in December 2018, counting […]

 

Identity Resolution Needed To Enable Data-Driven TV: FreeWheel’s Manningham

Coming in to view, the new world of using audience data to precision-target connected TV advertisements depends on a solid understanding of who those consumers really are. But do marketers have what they need to succeed in this new world? “Identity is really at the center of data-driven TV,” says Jason Manningham, General Manager of […]