LUMA Partners’ Kawaja: Less Interruptive Ads Are Central To Relevance

While there are tactical ways to make advertising more relevant, Terry Kawaja believes there’s a bigger concept at play: relegating interruptive advertising to the past. The Founder & CEO of LUMA Partners will be one of some 250 industry leaders attending The Relevance Conference hosted by AT&T in Santa Barbara on Sept. 24-26. On the […]

 

New AT&T Streaming Offerings: Fewer Barriers, More Ad Opportunities

Something for everybody pretty much describes AT&T’s launch on Nov. 30 of its three new streaming services: DIRECTV NOW, FreeVIEW and Fullscreen. It’s a way to both remove pain points for consumers—such as credit checks or the inability to access traditional cable service—and offer advertisers more VOD-first options, according to the EVP & CMO of […]

 

Quantifying a GRP: Fullscreen, Otter Media Developing Models around Custom Content

CANNES —  Fullscreen, the popular MCN, along with its parent group Otter Media, is developing a means to measure the impact of video views of custom advertising, says Kevin McGurn, Head of Sales, in this interview with Beet.TV The new measurement system, meant to quantify a gross rating point (GRP),  is being developed with Nielsen and Millward […]