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Blurred Lines: Is Roku a Platform or a Publisher?

Platform, publisher, or some next-gen amalgam of the two? As ad tech companies race to dominate the streaming/CTV/OTT market, Roku’s strategy is looking more like an attempt to build out an entire ecosystem — from devices to ad serving pipes, to measurement — one that now includes a new branded…

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OTT Is Where the Money Resides

Now with the recent influx of premium streaming services like Disney+ and HBO Max, along with changing CouchSurfing consumer behaviors brought on by the Pandemic, it looks like OTT is really set to take off. In fact, according to North America OTT TV & Video Forecasts report from analyst firm…

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2020 TV and Video Advertising Predictions

The increasing shift from linear to digital is rife with challenges—OTT measurement is especially complicated, contributing to ad dollars not exactly following the eyeballs. Plus, tackling the convergence of traditional TV and digital is no easy feat, and there's also no easy answer for complying with CCPA. Yet despite the…

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What Are the Challenges in OTT Measurement?

They say money follows eyeballs. It was certainly true for mobile advertising. Despite OTT’s surging popularity, ad spend on OTT was only projected to reach $2.6 billion in 2019. Compared to linear TV’s $69.2 billion, what advertisers are willing to spend on OTT might seem disproportionate. But to those in-the-know…

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6 Takeaways from AdMonsters PubForum Vancouver 2019

It's true. Those of us working in digital publishing live in turbulent times. However, I came away from Admonsters PubForum Vancouver, August 18-21, feeling encouraged by enough bright spots in our industry to see the road ahead. I was particularly struck by the excitement around new mobile and video opportunities.…

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