In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Malaysians want fast, quality mobile video; AU to spend AUD$28m on ads promoting Innovation Agenda; SpotX hires APAC head to drive regional expansion; Grey Group buys majority stake in Korea’s Vinyl-I; and Mindshare looks within for APAC chief client officer.
Malaysians want quality mobile video
Mobile consumers in Malaysia want a seamless user experience and fast download speed when [...]
Fuelled by increasing mobile adoption, mobile video ads have grown in prominence across Southeast Asian markets and advertisers in the region are eager to tap into this captive audience.
However, brands currently resort to repurposing creatives developed for TV and using these for mobile, in a bid to maxmise their existing assets. In doing so, they risk pushing content that is irrelevant and missing out on opportunities in the mobile space, cautions Vikas Gulati, Asia managing director at Opera Mediaworks.
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Most Asian consumers still served irrelevant ads; Indonesia sees growth in mobile ad spend & supply; More Australian marketers tap direct interaction with influencers; MEC appoints new China CEO; and Australia’s Switch Media launches AdEase.
Most Asian consumers still served irrelevant ads
Some 70% of consumers in Asia found marketing content delivered to them to be irrelevant, despite 74% [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Vietnam mobile market a growing opportunity for brands; China video site offers native ads; Taiwan ad tech firm raises USD$23m; WPP Shanghai campus aims to create better group synergy; and Executive shuffles in AU among two FMCG firms.
Vietnam mobile market a growing opportunity for brands
An increasing number of consumers in Vietnam are turning on their smartphones for [...]
The emergence of metrics for mobile ad campaigns provides a much-needed boost for advertisers in the region, especially since more consumers in Asia-Pacific than the US watch video daily on their mobile devices.
In this industry byliner, SpotX’s Asia-Pacific director of demand Christopher Blok discusses the importance of dedicating focus for video ads, rather than as an offshoot from desktop campaigns. He also highlights nagging challenges mobile advertisers still need to overcome, including real-time tracking of campaigns and ad viewability.
The mobile [...]
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: TubeMogul rolls out integrated Digital Ad Ratings in SEA; StarHub launches TV audience metrics; Vietnam wants functional mobile video ads; and Outbrain appoints APAC head of publisher platform.
TubeMogul rolls out integrated Digital Ad Ratings in SEA
The video ad services provider says it has embedded Nielsen’s desktop measurement tool into its platform, ready to be delivered to advertisers [...]
Even during times of austerity, when consumers are more likely to make purchase decisions based on price, mainstream advertisers still employ emotional adverts. In the last two years our screens have been graced with a dancing pony (3 mobile); kittens coming out of packets of biscuits (McVities); hibernating bears waking on Christmas day and penguins finding their soul mate ( Read more
Setting up a programmatic buying strategy is proving to be complex and often involves multiple parties, making it tough for brands to grasp all the activities running in the background.
Singapore pay TV operator and broadband services provider, StarHub, is calling for more transparency in the market so marketers can have a clearer view of what is happening behind each bid.
In this joint Q&A with ExchangeWire, Oliver Chong, StarHub’s assistant vice president of brand and marketing communications, and Germaine Ng Ferguson, [...]
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Digital Video and TV advertising are hot topics at the moment, with marketers striving to lead the way and reap the rewards of being an early adopter. However, with consumer behaviour changing so rapidly this is a sprint race where those who can apply the learnings from TV into digital video, and vice versa, will be the ultimate winners. Sarah Lawson Johnston, managing director Europe, Mediaocean, speaks exclusively to ExchangeWire:
It won’t surprise anyone that media [...]
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