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Reach & Message Frequency in CTV and OTT: “I Keep Seeing the Same Ads Over and Over Again.”

Part I of our overview of Reach and Frequency in the emerging Digital T/V landscape will cover the basics of the media planning and buying formula that has served as a key analytical tool even before television converged with digital video to become T/V (Television/Video). We'll also look closely at…

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T/V Ad Loads and Clutter: Emerging Ad Models Address Consumer Ad Avoidance

Digital TV Research said global revenue from AVOD distribution will nearly triple from $21.9 billion in 2018 to around $56 billion by 2024. The big question: as sea-levels of ads rise and flood the media ecosystem, will anyone actually view or give their attention to ads? “The Advertising Industry Has…

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The Great Migration: Major TV Players Moving to Branded Streaming—Here’s What it Means For the Ad Ecosystem

The streaming wars are really heating up. While Netflix maintains its stronghold—significantly increasing subscribers in Q3—analysts predict that most subscribers will hang on, with some opting to become multi-streaming subscribers. Still, the looming launch of legacy media brands into the streaming video space promises to considerably shake things up for the…

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New Cross-Media Measurement Standards Get TV and Video on the Same Page: Viewability

Just when you thought you couldn't deal with one more standard... The MRC has built on the viewability standards to bring bold cross-media measurement guidelines to the industry. Yup, this new standard is complicated, writes Turnstil's John Osborn, but it may be the grease that slides linear-digital convergence into place.

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Automated Content Recognition (ACR): The Field-Leveling Technology for T/V (Television/Video)

The emerging technology Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) is upending the way television has always been measured as an advertising medium. ACR allows TV, still the largest vehicle for ad industry spending, to compete with and defend against other digital video advertising platforms. With most consumers, by 2021, able to view…

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