ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space, and in this week’s edition:Telstra buys into ad tech; Yahoo on the acquisition trail; Transparency raised by UK advertisers; Facebook’s re-org of its preferred developer programme.
Telstra buys UK-based Videoplaza
Australia’s Telstra this week joined the long list of mobile operators investing in the ad tech sector via its subsidiary Ooyala purchasing Europe-based Videoplaza for an undisclosed fee.
For Ooyala, this acquisition is the first step in [...]
Careless retargeting executed by ad tech firms more interested in swelling their bottom lines, as opposed to performing a consumer service, are damaging their advertisers in the eyes of consumers that are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with just how much brands know about their online behaviour, according to research.
InSkin Media and Rapp Media today (23 October) published a study that shows 55% of consumers are put off buying an item they have previously expressed an interest in online, if they are [...]
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In an era where mobile ad formats are repeatedly credited as the saviour of the advertising industry, Andy Mitchell, Brightroll, managing director, Europe, shares his opinion that its is now driving the programatic sector.
According to the IAB UK’s recently released digital ad spend report mobile video advertising has grown 196% over the past two years to hit £63.9m. This makes it the fastest growing digital ad format, accounting for £1 in every £5 spent on Internet and mobile display ads.
This was [...]
Emarketer Predicts Huge Growth In Programmatic - But Are Buyers & Sellers Really Ready For The Shift?
A sharp rise in marketers’ willingness to buy mobile ad formats, plus media owners’ increased willingness to experiment with a wider range of auction models will spur the US programmatic advertising sector to double in value between this year and 2016, when it will be worth $20.41bn.
The figures were published recently in an eMarketer report that values the US ad tech sector at $10.1bn, up 137%, from last year, accounting for 45% of all online [...]
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Jalal Nasir, Pixalate, CEO, and online fraud expert, shines a light on the latest loopholes exploited by nefarious elements of the digital economy, including naming some of the worst offenders, and urges the media industry at large to better protect itself from the problem.
“Hi, I’m PremiumDomain.com…Would you like to buy some inventory?”
Warning to all advertisers and premium publishers: This is an all-too common call you may be receiving, but don’t believe what you’re hearing is legit!
In a world as [...]
Singapore-based mobile advertising firm AdNear has raised $19m in series B funding, in a sign of the rapidly developing digital economy there, as the South East Asian (SEA) digital industry collectively bids to bolster its prominence in the wider advertising market.
AdNear, a location-based advertising company, raised the amount from Telstra Ventures and Global Brain with existing investors, Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners, also participated in the capital raising round.
The company will use the fUnds to expand its [...]
The decline of free marketing opportunities on social media and search engines, plus the growing rivalry between Facebook and Google, as well as an increased demand for cross-screen ad campaigns are all spurring the programmatic display ad sector, according to ExchangeWire sources.
The IAB last week published figures valuing the UK’s digital advertising market at £3.5bn in the first six months of the year (an increase of 16.6% year-on-year), and in the first of a two-part look at indsutry dynamics driving [...]
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Publicis announced this morning that it is acquiring 20% of Matomy for approximately £40m, with an option to increase its stake in the company to 24.9%, that would raise the value of the deal to £51m, in the latest round of M&A activity in the ad tech sector.
Matomy, an Israeli ad network, this morning announced that Publicis will acquire 17.9 million of its shares, or 20% of the company, for 227 pence a share, with a further option [...]
ATS is now on three continents – well, it will be from 4 November, when the inaugural ATS New York will take place. ExchangeWire will make its US debut where it will again facilitate debate with a deep technology and data focus, as programmatic continues to grow in importance in global digital advertising.
ATS New York will include speakers from Facebook, AppNexus, The Trade Desk, eBay, Conde Nast, Vivaki, Xaxis and a host of global media companies. A full [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space, and in this week’s edition: Germany’s Fyber sells to RNTS Media; ExchangeWire begins ATS New York countdown; UK digital spend valued at £7bn a year; Ebuzzing adopts the French brand Teads.
German ad tech firm Fyber sells to RNTS Media
Germany-based Fyber had announced its sale to publicly-listed media tittle RNTS Media with reports valuing the transaction at €150m, although the exact [...]
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