In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Grapeshot brings APAC languages to The Trade Desk; Mobile drives 27% of ecommerce in SEA; Sizmek looks to push viewability in SEA; and IAS appoints new APPIES head.
Grapeshot brings APAC languages to The Trade Desk
The UK-based ad tech vendor says it has integrated its language capabilities with The Trade Desk’s platform, offering the DSP’s clientele a seamless [...]
There is a dearth of large volumes of quality inventory in Southeast Asia and India, and this is preventing programmatic buyers from scaling their campaigns and reaching the audience they want. This, however, is set to change as publishers in the region are pragmatic and will want to have the ability to trade programmatically at scale, according to Jason Barnes, PubMatic’s Asia-Pacific vice president. In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Barnes discusses the challenges and opportunities publishers in the region face, and how [...]
The Echo Chamber is a regular column, penned by Ciaran O’Kane, on all things adtech, martech and programmatic.
Germany has two conferences focused exclusively on programmatic – one of which is a joint venture between ExchangeWire and Adzine, for full disclosure. Both have been going now for nearly five years. It’s quite incredible really given how slow the market has been in the area of automated buying and selling during that time, in Germany.
The volumes of inventory being traded this way remain [...]
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IAB figures released today (29 June) demonstrate the slow death of the traditional ad network business model, as automated media-buying technologies, and trading models, become increasingly popular with advertisers, and media-owners alike.
Almost half (45%) of all online display ads are bought using programmatic media-buying technologies, with the amount of budget spent nearing £1bn, according to IAB figures, which also show ad networks’ share of online display advertising is down to single figures (6%).
The figures were published in the trade body’s [...]
Cannes Lions 2015 is over, and what is agreed throughout the industry is that ad tech presented an unprecedented profile at this year’s event. In this piece, Emma Williams, MediaMath, senior director, regional marketing, EMEA, APAC & LATAM, offers her five key takeaways from the event.
Amidst the networking, rosé and celebrity guests, important industry discussions are taking place in the South of France. So, what exactly is the gossip from this year’s Cannes Lions festival?
The shifting ad tech focus
Once kept [...]
'Fast-track Asia' Main Driver of Global Ad Spend; Blismedia Working to Add "3rd Dimension" to Location Data
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: ‘Fast-track Asia’ main driver of global ad spend; Blismedia working to add ‘third dimension’ to location data; BrightRoll Marketplace rolls into Hong Kong data centre; and King Content opens Hong Kong office.
‘Fast-track Asia’ main driver of global ad spend
Global ad spend is projected to grow 4.2% to hit US$531bn in 2015, climbing by another 5% in 2016, [...]
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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: MCN & AOL unveil programmatic TV marketplace; YuMe opens China offices with local partnerships; Southeast Asian group takes controlling stake in MediaQuark; China’s Madhouse gets BlueFocus funds; and Lazada inks deal with Neteven.
Australia’s MCN & AOL unveil programmatic TV marketplace
AOL Platforms and Multi Channel Network (MCN) have set up a programmatic private marketplace for television, as part [...]
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Catherine Williams, Chief Data Scientist at AppNexus, speaks to ExchangeWire about the launch of APB and how it is helping marketers find “a third way” to optimise their ad spend through their use of their data.
EW: Some people have described the launch of your latest APB, as a ‘bidder in a box’. Could you explain a bit more, and what kind of problems it will help solve?
CW: The primary problem that this is solving is that you have two [...]
comScore & TubeMogul Partnership to Offer APAC Audience Verification; Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Thailand's Flexmedia
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: comScore & TubeMogul partner to offer APAC audience verification; Dentsu Aegis Network acquires Thailand’s Flexmedia; Publicis buys out Match Media in Australia; JWT, H&K unit joint venture to focus on content marketing; and AdNear picks up Southeast Asia head.
comScore & TubeMogul partner to offer APAC audience verification
The two partners have inked an agreement to offer
In this week’s industry byliner, PulsePoint’s vice president of account management and operations Francois de Laigue explains why Asia-Pacific has proven to be a tough market for ad agencies to break into. He offers four tips on what market players should keep in mind before taking their first step into the Asia-Pacific region.
Four billion people. One and a half billion internet users. One billion social media users. Asia-Pacific represents a large market and enormous opportunity for the digital advertising [...]