Connected TV usage remains above pre-COVID-19 levels, Nielsen finds

Nielsen this week revealed that CTV (Connected TV) usage remains well above pre-COVID-19 levels. According to Nielsen, weekly time spent watching connected TVs in the USA grew along with overall…

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Disney+ surpasses 50 million paid subscribers

Disney+ this week announced that the paid subscriber count has surpassed the 50 million milestone. Disney+ was launched first in the US, five months ago, on November 12. Netflix, in…

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Hulu opens the ad inventory to Basis DSP

Hulu this month certified Basis, Centro’s DSP, to buy on Hulu’s private marketplace (PMP). Hulu’s certification enables Basis customers to activate campaigns in Hulu, and to leverage Hulu’s data-driven audience…

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Roku creates a badge to certify devices working with a Roku TV model

Roku this month introduced a new certification program that attributes a badge – Roku TV Ready – to partners that want to test and certify their devices. Roku says products…

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VIZIO launches VIZIO Ads

VIZIO last month launched VIZIO Ads, enabling advertisers to buy TV ad inventory across the VIZIO SmartCastTM platform, including OTT apps, and throughout VIZIO’s WatchFree service. VIZIO is opening a…

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Facebook introduces Workplace in Portal

Facebook last month introduced Workplace in Portal. Portal is Facebook’s smart video product, streaming devices with a camera and a microphone. Facebook says with Workplace on Portal, workers can collaborate…

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UK adults spent more time with digital media than with traditional media for the first time in the UK

By the end of 2019, UK adults will have spent a daily average of 5 hours, 16 minutes (5:16) with digital media. This represents 52.2% of media consumption. According to…

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Rubicon Project and Telaria merging to capture growth in Connected TV

Rubicon Project and Telaria today announced an agreement to combine in a stock-for-stock merger. Rubicon Project and Telaria are listed in the New York Stock Exchange: NYSE:RUBI and NYSE:TLRA. Upon…

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Telaria’s Connected TV revenue increases 115% year-over-year

Connected TV revenue represented 44% of Telaria’s third quarter revenue, the company reported this week. Connected TV revenue has increased 115% year-over-year to $7.3 million. Telaria’s total revenue was $16.6…

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Q3 Results: Roku monetized video ad impressions more than doubled again year-over-year

Roku today released the third quarter 2019 results. In the letter to shareholders, Roku said that the “monetized video ad impressions again more than doubled YoY.” According to Roku, The…

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