In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up the key industry updates on ad tech from around the region – and in this week’s edition: Indonesian JV launches RTB exchange; Singtel offers virtual, augmented reality for ads; Dentsu Isobar acquires Vietnam’s Emerald, sets up investment arm in China; and Mindshare sets up shop in New Zealand.
Indonesian JV launches RTB exchange
Ooredoo Group’s Indosat and Smaato have formed a joint venture to launch the new Indonesia Mobile Exchange (IMX), touted to be [...]
Mobile World Congress has arrived, with the mobile industry’s biggest names all headed off to Barcelona. The event is still largely the domain of ‘legacy’ businesses from the sector. Barring a few exceptions, mobile advertising is a minority interest at the show. ExchangeWire examines efforts to increase the profile of the advertising industry at the show.
The 2015 installment of the event is barely a morning old, and the industry’s largest device manufacturers (Samsung, LG and Huawei) have [...]
Stephan Beringer, Vivaki, CEO has confirmed the company is sending 120 of its US traders to individual agencies within the wider Publicis Groupe fold, in a move signalling the evolution of the entities formerly know as ‘agency trading desks’.
In an interview with Ad Age last week, Beringer said the Publicis outfit is implementing the restructure in the US (the changes are also taking place here in the UK, but no numbers have been [...]
With large-scale publishers increasingly convinced of the benefits of pooling their resources to trade media via premium exchanges and therefore better compete with the likes of Google, ExchangeWire examines some of the issues around transparency and this model.
With the recent emergence that publishers in the UK are poised to introduce a collective advertising exchange into Europe’s biggest programmatic market, ExchangeWire examined the model’s increasing popularity among premium publishers across the continent. In this second instalment of [...]
As premium publishers face growing pressure from scale players such as Facebook and Google, when it comes to advertising budgets, ExchangeWire explores the possibility of them acting collectively.
Under pressure to prove their value to advertisers when up against the scale players of Silicon Valley, premium publishers are increasingly exploring exploring business models where they can prove a point of difference.
Premium publishers in Europe have become proven pioneers in establishing the ‘publisher collective’ – or ‘coalition’ – model whereby they [...]
ExchangeWire explores how brands are leveraging their own intent data, and building advertising businesses of their own.
Asda revealed last month that it was to further monetise its vast swathes of consumer data by allowing suppliers to serve ads to users on its web properties, and further revealed that it was to launch its own ad exchange next year.
The move shines light on one of the most disruptive trends in digital advertising, ExchangeWire examines the strategy of one of the globe’s [...]
The Echo Chamber is a regular column, penned by Ciaran O’Kane, on all things ad tech, mar tech and programmatic
Advertising technology is the blood and guts of content monetisation on the internet. For most, it is unglamorous and bereft of the perceived sexiness of high-level agency machinations – the antithesis to the celebrity-type news cannon fodder that permeates the mainstream trades.
For those actively knee-deep in it, however, we know how essential advertising technology is to making money in digital.
Those companies [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds-up some of the biggest stories in the European ad tech scene, and in this week’s edition: Asda preps ad exchange launch; Shazam rated as Britain’s first $1bn tech firm; Facebook & Havas ink global Atlas deal; UK bodies to move on fraud, and ad tech firms’ EMEA appointments.
Asda preps ad exchange launch
UK-based Asda this week announced it is poised to launch its own ad exchange next year, bringing the Walmart-owned retailer into direct competition with [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the hottest stories in the European ad tech scene, and in this week’s edition: The inevitable collision of adtech and martech nears; Germany’s top media owner to nurture programmatic advertising talent; A requiem for Yahoo’s RMX; ExchangeWire Research’s Rebecca Muir presages 2015 trends to look out for, and the ATS event series for 2015 unveiled.
Adtech and martech firms poised to lock horns
Separate pieces of research published this week demonstrates how the industry is nearing [...]
ExchangeWire is priming itself for a busy 2015, with its ATS event series consisting of six confirmed events taking place across three continents, where it will help chart the progress of the programmatic advertising sector, as ad tech becomes the underpinning technology of the entire advertising industry.
The programmatic advertising sector has undergone an overwhelming 12 months, with the sector advancing from a relative fringe technology that was the subject of an elite few, to one of [...]