The programmatic sector has seen strong growth in the Nordic markets over the last three years. As the region is set to mature, guaranteed solutions are on the rise, as well as demand for header bidding solutions. An operator in a space where markets are small and people have done business with each other for a long time, Netric find private deals gaining bigger traction in the Nordic markets than in other parts of Europe. ExchangeWire spoke to Daniel Ahlbert, [...]
For one veteran of the mobile enterprise software industry, the ad tech world simply is not moving fast enough and remains bogged down by ineffective ad serving and management technology.
Matthew Talbot, senior vice president for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), says he is stunned at the somewhat immaturity of ad technology for mobile in the Asia-Pacific region and has yet to see any robust tools available in the market today, compared to other tech industries.
In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Talbot also explains [...]
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The Road to ATS London is a series of specialist posts on technology, data, and the business models emerging in the programmatic ecosystem, all to be published in the run up to ATS London. Tickets for ATS London on Monday September 14 are now on sale. We do sell out every year, so make sure you get your ticket while they’re still available.
The advent of programmatic has allowed marketers to leverage their own first-party data to execute smarter [...]
Is Google Mirroring its Consumer Strategy With its Business Customers, Favouring its Own Products Over Those Provided by Third Parties?
Last week (August 6) Google announced that they will no longer support YouTube buying via the DoubleClick Ad Exchange. Marketers looking to buy YouTube inventory will have access to it via the YouTube ad sales team, or other Google platforms – DoubleClick Bid Manager or AdWords. In other words, no other DSP will be able to buy TrueView inventory programmatically.
In a blog post Google’s Neal Mohan, VP, display & video advertising says that [...]
Lack of User Growth Sends Twitter Stock Down 11% Whilst Rubicon Stock Soars with Strong Revenue Growth
Twitter stock fell by 11% yesterday following disappointing Q2 2015 earnings. Although revenue was up, the lack of user growth has shaken market confidence.
– Q2 revenue of $502m, up 61% year-over-year (at constant currencies, revenue would have increased 68%)
– Advertising revenue totalled $452m, an increase of 63% year-over-year (71% at constant currencies)
– Mobile advertising revenue was 88% of total advertising revenue
– Data licensing and other revenue totalled $50m, an increase of 44% year-over-year
– US revenue totalled $321m, an increase of [...]
China’s Great Firewall presents special challenges that impact the way RTB operates in the country, so market players will need to set up a separate infrastructure to resolve these issues, advises Tim Koschella, CEO and co-founder of AppLift.
In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Koschella dishes out some interesting insights on the different challenges market players such as AppLift face in Asia-Pacific, how DSPs should address the region, and why Facebook should create an open platform for data access.
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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: Nielsen brings Digital Ad Ratings to China; AppLift buys Singapore mobile DSP; AdNear looks towards Europe expansion; and Dentsu Aegis Network appoints new APAC CEO.
Nielsen brings Digital Ad Ratings to China
The market researcher has announced a new partnership with China’s Tencent to offer its online and mobile audience metrics for the first time in the Chinese market. [...]
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Verizon Wireless’ purchase, or merger, with AOL stands out as one of the ad tech stories of 2015. This is not only for its multi-billion price-tag, but also how it symbolises the attempted re-emergence of telco operators in the digital advertising game; which is valued at $600bn per year. ExchangeWire analyses how the worlds of telecoms and ad tech are starting to collide; as well as previewing some of the conflicts this may cause, as advertisers look to take their [...]
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The rise of programmatic advertising has changed the whole online display advertising ecosystem and is shaking up the position of power. In this piece, Maciej Zawadziński, Clearcode, CEO, explores the issues media agencies need to explore before deciding where to place their bets.
Traditionally, ad agencies had the upper hand in media buying; but now the highly effective technology developed and offered by ad tech companies allows advertisers to almost bypass the ad agency – enabling them to avail of lower costs [...]
Data is fuelling the marketing industry’s shift from labour-intensive manual booking to more dynamic automated processes (in theory at least), but the success of this transition relies on the quality of the data at its disposal. ExchangeWire garners insights from last week’s big data conference I-COM, as well as recent industry debates to assess the market’s attitude towards this trend.
Digital marketing, and the ad tech sector in particular, has become renowned for buzz phrases since its very inception, and ‘big [...]
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