Comcast Lets Fox Sell VOD Addressable Ads on Set-top Boxes

In a further sign that industry companies are coming together to help all boats rise, Fox and Comcast have done a deal through which addressable, household-targeted ads can be sold in Fox-portfolio on-demand video viewed over Comcast Xfinity boxes. The deal sees FreeWheel become the technology enabler for Fox channels including its AVOD service Tubi […]

 

How MVPDs Will Extend Addressable Ads Nationwide: Comcast’s Larry Allen

Marketers are on the verge of expanding their addressable advertising efforts nationwide as cable TV companies work together to provide greater reach. Instead of being confined to two minutes an hour in local markets, addressable advertising inventory is expanding to 14 minutes among more households served by multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs). “The goal is […]

 

Turner Ignite’s Allen On OpenAP & The Future Of Data-Driven TV

Last year, Fox, Turner and Viacom teamed to co-found OpenAP, a new consortium to agree on commonality in the way granular audience-describing datasets are described and made available. The idea was to smooth the path to a future in which data would play a much bigger role in how TV ads were targeted. But OpenAP […]

 

Native Ads Will Replace Display Ads: Xaxis’ Allen

Native advertising, ads that are presented in the form of editorial content, will ultimately replace classical display ads in digital, says an exec from WPP’s data-driven Xaxis unit. “The new inventory source is native,” Xaxis business development SVP Larry Allen tells Beet.TV in this video interview. “We see that effectively replacing display in the coming years.” Native […]