Nielsen adds measurement for YouTube mobile app in UK, France and Germany

Nielsen adds measurement for YouTube mobile app in UK, France and Germany

Nielsen ​announced ​it ​has ​introduced ​advertising measurement ​on ​YouTube’s ​mobile ​app ​through its ​Digital ​Ad ​Ratings ​service in ​the ​UK, ​France, ​and Germany. The ​service, ​which ​expands ​Nielsen’s ​current ​measurement  coverage ​of ​YouTube ​ads ​on desktop ​and ​mobile ​web  browsers, ​will ​now ​provide ​marketers ​independent ​and  comprehensive cross-device ​measurement ​of ​advertising  audiences ​on ​YouTube ​across […]

Top 10 worldwide operators claim 76% of cellular IoT market

Top 10 worldwide operators claim 76% of cellular IoT market

A new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight says that the ten leading global mobile operator groups have a combined market share of 76 percent in cellular IoT. The top players reported a combined active base of 407 million cellular IoT connections at the end of H1-2017. China Mobile was number one with […]

Mobile data costs vary greatly across Europe, with Belgium and the UK paying the most, says GlobalData

Mobile data costs vary greatly across Europe, with Belgium and the UK paying the most, says GlobalData

The cost of mobile data in European countries varies substantially, with Belgium and the UK offering the least data per Euro, while Romania offers the most, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Consumers may not expect €10 to buy a lot of mobile data in northern and western European nations, but the […]

UK Ad Viewability hits 18-Month High as Industry efforts yield Fruit

UK Ad Viewability hits 18-Month High as Industry efforts yield Fruit

Two consecutive increases in ad viewability over the past two quarters have seen the well watched surge to an 18-month high, driven by the demand on publishers from agency groups to place a higher percentage of ad surface areas in view. The findings are contained in the latest quarterly update from ad verification specialists Meetrics which found that in […]

Why VR Now?

Why VR Now?

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality, now commonly known as XR, initially got the world – and big investors – excited with its seemingly limitless applications for film, gaming, and adult entertainment. However, in 2017 the land lies quite differently, as the now maturing technology is increasingly being applied to the more fundamental aspects […]

China’s DiDi to back small Uber rival Taxify in Europe, Africa

China’s DiDi to back small Uber rival Taxify in Europe, Africa

Chinese ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing is investing an undisclosed amount in Estonian online taxi firm Taxify to help it expand in Europe and Africa, where it has gained share in some cities against US player Uber. DiDi Chuxing will invest in and collaborate with Taxify to support the latter’s further expansion across its regional markets, […]

Snapchat’s Spectacles arrive in locations across Europe

Snapchat’s Spectacles arrive in locations across Europe

Snapchat’s Spectacles have arrived in Europe for the first time with Snapbots, vending machines which contain the glasses, landing in five major European locations. The vending machines have popped up under the London Eye, on a boat in front of the Eiffel Tower, by the canals in Venice, on the beach in Barcelona, and on […]

BT Sport partners Snapchat for Champions League Final in the UK

BT Sport partners Snapchat for Champions League Final in the UK

Snapchat will be partnering with BT Sport for an exclusive ‘Our Story’ coverage of the UEFA Champions League Final. This means Snapchat’s ‘Our Story’ coverage will include clips and match footage from BT Sport to complement the Snaps submitted from fans in the stadium, the teams and those watching at home. BT’s commercial partnership with […]