In A Cross-Platform World, You Need A Host Of Partners: NBCU’s Colella

CANNES – In the modern-day television business, you can’t have too many partners to meet the growing demands of both viewers and advertisers. This is particularly true in the attribution space. “We understand that brands are going to demand their own special measurement. It’s not our place to determine exactly who they should use,” says […]

 
 

New Telemundo Miami HQ Is NBCU’s Hub For Researching, Reaching U.S. Hispanics

Many U.S. marketers recognize the importance of Hispanic consumers but lack the research and content-creation resources needed to reach them most effectively. NBCU has just delivered those resources in the form of a new $250 million, state-of-the-art facility in Miami. The 500,000-square-foot Telemundo Center houses “eight studios the size of eight football fields and newsrooms […]

 
 

NBCU: Powered By Marketers’ Datasets, Advanced Television Keeps Getting Better

SAN FRANCISCO – Offering marketers mass reach is what television’s always been about. But in this age of advanced TV, it’s becoming more about “mass, targeted reach,” according to Mike Rosen. The EVP of Advanced Advertising & Platform Sales at NBCU talks about taking an agnostic approach to more advanced audience targeting and why the […]

 
 

Data-Driven TV At A ‘Tipping Point’, Now Adobe Wants Transparency

The talking is over, the forecasts are becoming reality. The time is now for the age when advertisers and media buyers can better target their television ad buys using datasets beyond basic age and gender. So says one veteran media buyer who now helps enable the opportunity for peers through one of the major digital […]

 
 

NBCU’s Rosen Aims To Take Audience Targeting To The Next Level

It is now two and a half years since NBCU launched its Audience Targeting Platform (ATP), a way to let advertisers use data to reach specific audiences. In that time, the company has offered up viewing data from 22 million Comcast set-top boxes, combined with other data from first- or third-party sources, to help marketers […]

 
 

NBCU’s Optimization Offerings No Longer Limited To Upfront Or Scatter Buys, Says Colella

VIEQUES, PR – It would be an understatement to say that NBCUniversal is going all in on audience targeting and guarantees. Not only has the media giant committed to making up to $1 billion of its inventory available for guarantees in this year’s Upfront season, it’s switched all of its optimization offerings to “always on,” […]