Header Bidding

  • Header Bidding Still Growing with 220% YOY Increase in Impressions in Q3 2017

    Yesterday (14 November) PubMatic released its third Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) report of 2017, providing insight into the mobile advertising industry for both publishers and advertisers during the most recent quarter. Key highlights include the continued proliferation of header bidding globally, and the increased advertiser leverage of mobile private marketplaces. 

    The report identified five key trends, through analysis of the flow of digital impressions through PubMatic’s platform, SEVEN. Mobile header bidding continued to grow steadily, with the report also identifying [...]

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  • Surviving the Ad Tech Cull

    In the face of the Google and Facebook duopoly, and squeezed margins, which models will survive?

    If you believe every ad tech naysayer in the industry, you will think ad tech is on its last legs. Many people see Facebook and Google growing disproportionately to the rest of the industry and, as a result, think they are ultimately unstoppable. It’s a fair point. Their growth cannot be denied; but on closer examination it’s really in the mid-to-long-tail ‘mom and [...]

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  • Now & Next: Mobile Gaming

    Think you might be obsessed with gaming on your mobile? You’re not alone.

    – In 2016, 53% of South Korean mobile gamers spent between 30 and 120 minutes playing mobile games every day

    – By 2020, it is predicted that 77% of the American mobile population will be mobile gamers

    – This year, in India, 43% of smartphone users will download a new game on a weekly basis, with 16% downloading one daily.

    Whether it’s Angry Birds, Clash of Clans, or [...]

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  • Header Bidding: The Next Trend for Brazilian Publishers

    Header bidding has been transforming the digital advertising industry as it replaces the legacy waterfall system, which has been dominating media trading since the dawn of programmatic. By allowing the publisher to connect inventory to multiple ad exchanges at the same time in a unified auction, header-bidding technology offers myriad opportunities for both the buy and sell sides.

    In its early days, header bidding promised publishers fair and transparent competition for their inventory, resulting in increased revenue in the [...]

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  • JICWEBS Anti-Ad-Fraud Certification; Acquisitions for OpenX

    ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: JICWEBS opens new anti-ad-fraud certification; OpenX buys Mezzobit and PubNation; Adyoulike and The Trade Desk partner; Evania and Fraudlogix cooperate; Triton and OMS expand partnership; and New tools at Fyber.

    JICWEBS takes next step in fight against ad fraud

    After introducing a scheme for ad tech companies to certify their compliance with anti-ad-fraud measures, UK industry body JICWEBS now introduces a certification scheme for companies [...]

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  • Germany Is Market of Choice for Cedato, Expanding European Footprint with New Berlin Office

    Cedato, the programmatic operating system for video, today announces the expansion of its global footprint, with the opening of its new Berlin base of operations. ExchangeWire speaks exclusively with Cedato CMO, Dvir Doron, about the expansion and why Germany was the market of choice to base the company’s European operations.

    The news comes off the back of the recent launch of Cedato’s Tech Stack for Publishers, which is a repackaging of its product offering to make it more friendly [...]

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  • Header Bidding: Should Publishers Partner Up or Go Solo?

    Header bidding is proof that, in the digital age, small code changes can make a big difference. By allowing multiple streams of demand to bid on the same inventory simultaneously, media buyers have increased access to inventory and publishers enjoy higher yields. With clear benefits for all, header bidding has made it to the mainstream. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Ally Stuart (pictured below), regional director EMEA, Sharethrough, details what publishers must consider when opting to bring header bidding in-house versus partnering with [...]

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  • Mobile Web Header Bidding Impressions Grew 285% YOY

    Yesterday (15 August), PubMatic released its second Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) report of 2017, providing insight into the mobile advertising industry for both publishers and advertisers in Q2 2017. The main highlight from the report was that header bidding in mobile channels is thriving, both in terms of monetised impression volume growth and mobile web header bidding eCPMs. 

    Six key trends were identified in the report, through analysis of the flow of digital impressions through PubMatic’s platform, SEVEN. As well [...]

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  • APAC Publishers Dragged Down by SSP Codes

    Publishers in Asia-Pacific still are putting multiple codes from different SSPs, which drags down page loads and worsens ad latency. They need to move away from this and start embracing header bidding, urges Rammohan Sundaram, C1X’s Asia-Pacific Middle East Africa managing director and senior vice president. He notes that awareness of header bidding in the region remains nascent, but will continue to grow as it becomes the standard platform to connect with SSPs.

    In this Q&A with ExchangeWire, Sundaram also discusses [...]

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  • Publishers Need a Tech Stack Built for Video: Q&A with Dvir Doron, Cedato

    Out of the challenges publishers face, being technically prepared for the complexities video presents is at the top of the list for such a valuable revenue channel. Dvir Doron (pictured below), CMO, Cedato, speaks with ExchangeWire about the importance of tightly integrated technology and the advantages of video header bidding.

    ExchangeWire: What are the key pain points for publishers in the video marketplace?

    Dvir Doron: Video definitely represents the most promising revenue opportunity for publishers these days, and is probably [...]

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