CME’S VOYO PASSES 1 MILLION PAYING SUBSCRIBERS

26. 2. 2024 Voyo has surpassed 1 million paying subscribers in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Slovenia, making it the leading local SVOD provider in most of CME Group’s markets. The announcement comes just three years after the acquisition of CME by PPF Group and represents a nearly seven-fold increase since 2020. When PPF acquired CME in autumn… Continue reading CME’S VOYO PASSES 1 MILLION PAYING SUBSCRIBERS Více informací



MARKETERS KEEP ADDING TECH DESPITE FEELING OVERWHELMED BY TOO MANY TOOLS

24. 2. 2024 Nearly two-thirds (65%) of marketers are prioritizing technology over creativity, a new study from Clevertouch Consulting found. Marketers are making martech a priority, although some organizations have found their stacks becoming increasingly complex and are looking to simplify them. Some 57% of marketers are feeling overwhelmed by the number of martech platforms available on the… Continue reading MARKETERS KEEP ADDING TECH DESPITE FEELING OVERWHELMED BY TOO MANY TOOLS Více informací



BRANDS SHOULD LEAN INTO LOYALTY

22. 2. 2024 More than six in ten consumers will pay more to shop with the brands they’re loyal to, according to Marigold. For brands, consumer loyalty is increasingly playing a factor in people’s purchasing decisions: More than six in ten consumers will pay more to shop with the brands they’re loyal to, according to Marigold’s 2024 Global Consumer… Continue reading BRANDS SHOULD LEAN INTO LOYALTY Více informací



NPAW: VOD, LINEAR TV VIEWING INCREASED IN 2023 FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS

22. 2. 2024 Viewers worldwide viewed more on demand and linear TV than in the previous two years, according to NPAW’s 2023 Video Streaming Industry Report released this week. The amount of time the average user spends watching content per day increased globally in 2023 by 12% for VOD and 4% for Linear TV content. This pivot might… Continue reading NPAW: VOD, LINEAR TV VIEWING INCREASED IN 2023 FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS Více informací



CHALLENGES FOR MEDIA PLANNING IN AN AI-DRIVEN WORLD

21. 2. 2024 Global advertising spend is predicted to top $1 trillion for the first time in 2024, but the adoption of artificial intelligence means there are concerns around media quality which affect all aspects of media planning and buying, says a new WARC report.  Why you should read the report  The Future of Media 2024 takes a look… Continue reading CHALLENGES FOR MEDIA PLANNING IN AN AI-DRIVEN WORLD Více informací



CONSUMERS ARE WARMING UP TO ADS ON STREAMING – IF IT MEANS SAVING MONEY: HUB

21. 2. 2024 American consumers are warming up to the idea of advertising on streaming and increasingly open to opting for ads in exchange for savings on their monthly subscription bill, new data from Hub Entertainment Research finds. Hub’s annual 2023 report “TV Advertising: Fact vs. Fiction” found that of 3,000 surveyed U.S. consumers between 14-74, the majority… Continue reading CONSUMERS ARE WARMING UP TO ADS ON STREAMING – IF IT MEANS SAVING MONEY: HUB Více informací



ADVERTISERS WASTE BILLIONS ON CONTENT THAT ISN’T ACTIVATED

20. 2. 2024 More than half of new content produced annually by brands is never published, according to an AI-powered analysis from CreativeX, translating to as much as $100bn spent on unused assets. That figure is based on a study which estimated the average F500 company could be wasting at least $25m a year on unused creative assets;… Continue reading ADVERTISERS WASTE BILLIONS ON CONTENT THAT ISN’T ACTIVATED Více informací



STUDY USA: FREEWHEEL SHOWS HOW TO BUILD A BETTER AD BREAK (CES 2024)

20. 2. 2024 2 minutes or less per pod boosts improves impact and viewer experienceg FreeWheel, Comcast’s ad tech company, released new research that points to ways the TV business can build commercial breaks that provide a better viewer experience and more effectiveness for advertisers. Research, done with MediaScience, found that keeping breaks — known in the business… Continue reading STUDY USA: FREEWHEEL SHOWS HOW TO BUILD A BETTER AD BREAK (CES 2024) Více informací



KANTAR: U.S. STREAMING MARKET NEARS SATURATION

17. 2. 2024 95% of U.S. homes had at least one VOD service in Dec. 2023, according to Kantar. The U.S. streaming industry has reached the point of near saturation, with 123 million U.S. homes (95% of all homes) having at least one streaming VOD service in December of 2023, according to Kantar. Kantar’s latest Entertainment on Demand… Continue reading KANTAR: U.S. STREAMING MARKET NEARS SATURATION Více informací



HOW TO USE ATTENTION TO DRIVE SALES

16. 2. 2024 Attention is increasingly seen as vital to building mental availability and helping to drive sales – but to maximise a campaign’s potential, marketers need to get to grips with the types of attention at play and the Category Entry Points they hope to access, says a new WARC exclusive. Samuel Brealey, a chartered marketer and… Continue reading HOW TO USE ATTENTION TO DRIVE SALES Více informací



GET IN LINE: WHY 2024 WILL BE THE YEAR OF LINEAR

16. 2. 2024 This year, the pendulum will swing back towards talent from technology as this industry rediscovers what made it special, writes the editor-in-chief. Happy New Year. Shall we, the media and advertising community collective, make a joint resolution for 2024? Here’s my idea — let’s ban the word “digital” in the context of media. I’m not… Continue reading GET IN LINE: WHY 2024 WILL BE THE YEAR OF LINEAR Více informací



FORECAST: GLOBAL AD SPEND TO GROW FASTER IN 2024

16. 2. 2024 Insider Intelligence forecasts that worldwide spending in digital, traditional, and total media ad spending will all grow faster in 2024 than they did in 2023 (when growth amounted to 0.5 per cent YoY). “After two years of relative malaise, the outlook is very positive on a global scale and in every major region,” commented Insider… Continue reading FORECAST: GLOBAL AD SPEND TO GROW FASTER IN 2024 Více informací



CHANGING GEN Z MEDIA CONSUMPTION HABITS ARE TREND SETTERS FOR OTHER AGE GROUPS

15. 2. 2024 While younger people spend the most time with non-premium content, others are as well according to a new survey. Gen Z media consumption and viewing habits not only has diverged from other generations. They also appear in some respects to be setting the trend for other age groups, particularly when it comes to how they… Continue reading CHANGING GEN Z MEDIA CONSUMPTION HABITS ARE TREND SETTERS FOR OTHER AGE GROUPS Více informací



VALENTINE’S DAY ON THE SCREENS OF CZECH COMMERCIAL TELEVISION

14. 2. 2024 Valentine’s Day is a popular all around the world. In the program of commercial television many of romantic shows and love films will not be missing. Nova Television celebrates St. Valentine’s Day in the series Ulice and on the thematic stations Nova Lady and Nova Cinema St. Valentine’s Day is being celebrated in the series… Continue reading VALENTINE’S DAY ON THE SCREENS OF CZECH COMMERCIAL TELEVISION Více informací



STUDY USA: NEARLY HALF (45%) OF ALL MEN PLAN TO USE AI TO COMPOSE VALENTINE’S DAY MISSIVES

13. 2. 2024 More Americans (39%) are looking to use AI to write Valentine’s Day messages than last year (26%) according to a McAfee survey. While many Americans tell pollsters they are not loving the potential impact of AI on society, with 75% saying they are concerned about misinformation from artificial intelligence, they are certainly loving the tools it… Continue reading STUDY USA: NEARLY HALF (45%) OF ALL MEN PLAN TO USE AI TO COMPOSE VALENTINE’S DAY MISSIVES Více informací



SUPER BOWL LVIII COULD BE MOST WATCHED EVER

13. 2. 2024 It seems counter intuitive in these days of streaming and on demand, but CBS says that its coverage of Sunday’s Super Bowl was the most watched broadcast in history. Preliminary figures show 123.4 million viewers watched the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII across all platforms is up 7%… Continue reading SUPER BOWL LVIII COULD BE MOST WATCHED EVER Více informací



TV VIEWERS FAVOR SHOWS WITH DIVERSE CASTS AND AUTHENTIC STORYLINES

10. 2. 2024 The rapidly changing entertainment industry has had two work stoppages in three years — the pandemic and the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes — and continues to grapple with an “existential crisis” of inclusion that has been decades in the making. How will Hollywood adapt so that it can move forward? Now that the strikes are… Continue reading TV VIEWERS FAVOR SHOWS WITH DIVERSE CASTS AND AUTHENTIC STORYLINES Více informací



FORECAST: GLOBAL AD SPEND TO GROW FASTER IN 2024

8. 2. 2024 Insider Intelligence forecasts that worldwide spending in digital, traditional, and total media ad spending will all grow faster in 2024 than they did in 2023 (when growth amounted to 0.5 per cent YoY). “After two years of relative malaise, the outlook is very positive on a global scale and in every major region,” commented Insider… Continue reading FORECAST: GLOBAL AD SPEND TO GROW FASTER IN 2024 Více informací