AMC and Mountain Dew Announce “The Walking Dead” Partnership Worthy of a Zombie Apocalypse

AMC and Mountain Dew Announce “The Walking Dead” Partnership Worthy of a Zombie Apocalypse

AMC and Mountain Dew announced a comprehensive partnership timed to the upcoming eighth season of “The Walking Dead” including the launch of a new, first-of-its-kind “The Walking Dead Encounter” augmented reality app that will allow consumers to experience some of the show’s most iconic zombie walkers in their own real-world environments and then share the […]

Telstra targets mobile customers with Foxtel Now offer

Telstra targets mobile customers with Foxtel Now offer

Telstra is ramping up the pressure on rivals nipping at its heels by offering mobile customers a number of packages to streaming service Foxtel Now free for 12 months. While Telstra is the leader in the $8 billion mobile market, rivals such as Optus and Vodafone have been drastically improving their coverage as well as […]

Facebook challenges YouTube and TV with dedicated video service

Facebook challenges YouTube and TV with dedicated video service

Facebook is mounting its first direct challenge to YouTube and established TV networks with the launch of its own dedicated video channel designed to bring a degree of professionalism to a segment that has thus far been dominated by home videos, amateur content and short clips of material available elsewhere. As such the social network’s 2 billion monthly users will […]

Apple showcases app development in debut TV series

Apple showcases app development in debut TV series

Apple is pursuing a topic close to its heart for its first ever TV series by inviting viewers to see what it takes to build an app from the comfort of their own sofa by following a clutch of wannabe developers over the course of 10 episodes. The curtain will rise on the first of these later today […]

AOL Launches Global TV Buyer Platform Down Under Via MCN

AOL Launches Global TV Buyer Platform Down Under Via MCN

TV replaces AOL’s current programmatic TV offering in Australia and includes a range of new audience segments, features and insights for advertisers, giving them the opportunity to buy premium, brand safe, broadcast television in an automated fashion. Built on proprietary technology, ONE by AOL: TV is a self-service programmatic TV platform that allows advertisers to trade […]

Simulmedia Partners with LiveRamp to Enable First-Party Data Activation on US TV

Simulmedia Partners with LiveRamp to Enable First-Party Data Activation on US TV

Simulmedia and LiveRamp, an Acxiom company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced a strategic partnership enabling marketers to activate their first-party or CRM data on national TV in the US. TV advertisers who activate with first-party data can make their media dollars go further and gain valuable insights to improve all their advertising. […]

SpotX inks programmatic deal with Vietnam’s biggest broadcaster BHD

SpotX inks programmatic deal with Vietnam’s biggest broadcaster BHD

Vietnamese broadcast and digital video company, BHD, has signed video inventory management platform, SpotX, to power the monetisation of its diverse media properties around the globe. As one of the largest media companies in Vietnam, BHD’s activities range from production, cinema exhibition, pay TV channels and VOD service. With more than 20 years experience in […]

Snapchat Introduces Ad Buying through Nielsen

Snapchat Introduces Ad Buying through Nielsen

Snap Inc has introduced ad buying through Nielsen, in its latest effort to become social’s answer to TV advertising. This will make Snapchat ads available for planning and buying through Nielsen’s digital ad ratings platform, which offers guaranteed age-group and gender demographic groups. It will be offered as an optional way to buy Snapchat ads, […]

Huffington Post’s chatbot tells Netflix viewers what to watch next

Huffington Post’s chatbot tells Netflix viewers what to watch next

The Huffington Post’s entertainment division is creating a dialogue with readers regarding what to watch on Netflix through a chatbot that provides recommendations on Facebook Messenger. The pervasiveness of chatbots has led many publishers to jump to Facebook Messenger and other messaging applications with their own AI solutions to create a stronger bond with consumers […]