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The Year of Accelerated Change

As we move into the final quarter of 2020 and look ahead to 2021, there are significant learnings we can glean from the first half of the year. The newest installment of FreeWheel’s U.S. Video Marketplace Report is here and focuses on how the turbulence of this year affected consumer behavior and accelerated trends across the industry.

Download the U.S. H1 2020 Video Marketplace Report for a complete look at the data and analyses that reveal the complexities of television’s ongoing evolution, including a look at how the pandemic disrupted media and marketing, TV included, but also how advertisers continue to take advantage of premium TV’s targeting capabilities and immersive experience.

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The Year of Accelerated Change

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Virginie Dremeaux
Executive Director, Product and Sales Marketing International

A positive outlook for advertising in the new world

After a period of uncertainty the advertising industry is now entering a new and exciting phase where change is inevitable…

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Carl Kalapesi
Chief Operating Officer

How A Commitment to Trust Earned Us Straight A’s

On Monday, Pixalate, a global ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform, announced the results of its first-ever Connected TV/OTT…

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Emmanuel Josserand
Brand, Agency and Industry Relations

Maximising programmatic delivery on premium inventory

In a previous FW Council Europe (FWCE) position paper, Cracking the Programmatic Conundrum, we outlined three approaches being taken by premium…

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Virginie Dremeaux
Executive Director, Product and Sales Marketing International

Advertising during lockdown: Capturing the consumer mood across three European markets

As Europe rises to the task of slowly and safely emerging from the Covid-19 lockdown, brands are facing another challenge:…

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Virginie Dremeaux
Executive Director, Product and Sales Marketing International

Adapting ad strategies during the Covid-19 pandemic: A French snapshot

Of the many themes coursing through the Covid-19 conversation, perhaps the most powerful is the idea that the global pandemic…

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Anthony Viscuse
Head Of Linear Media Strategy & Development
Diane Broglie
Head of Digital Supply Partnerships and Strategy

STB VOD: No Longer Advertising’s Underdog

Today’s TV viewer is constantly embracing new alternatives for content delivery, as the definition of TV continues to expand. Connected…

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David Clark
General Manager

Fully Operational and Here for Our Clients

First and foremost, I want to personally thank our clients for partnering with us during this unprecedented period.  We are…

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Sarah Foss
SVP, Strategic Initiatives

Before Anyone Else—Celebrating Women’s History Month with My TechBae

It started over a glass of wine.  (Or two.)  Five of us gathered to catch-up and commiserate about the craziness of the industry, jobs,…

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Emmanuel Josserand
Brand, Agency and Industry Relations

The Delicate Art of Balancing Ad Load

Broadcasters and Publishers have been very diligent at orchestrating and carefully crafting appropriate ad load balance to ensure maximum consumer…

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Jesus Mascias
Sr. Product Manager

Putting it back together: Solving for Measurement Fragmentation with the Open Measurement Approach

The advent of digital TV brought the promise of better proof of advertising effectiveness, which resulted in the emergence of…

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Brian Wallach
Senior VP, Advanced TV Media Sales, FreeWheel

The TV Buyer’s Guide to 2020: Addressable, Connected and Premium

2019 was a game-changer for TV advertisers in the U.S. As consumer habits continued to shift in ways previously unimaginable,…

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Paul Martecchini
VP Brand Marketing, Comcast Advertising

Connecting the Dots: Learnings from CES 2020

As we begin the year, working to make progress on the goals we’ve set, it’s exciting to spend a few…

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James Rothwell
VP, Global Agency, Brand & Industry Relations

What is Incremental Reach? A New Infographic from the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video

DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC HERE Depending on where you sit in the value chain and the levers you can pull, the…

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James Rothwell
VP, Global Agency, Brand & Industry Relations

Why a Universal Ad ID can Transform the Industry

Click here for the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video’s guide to a Universal AD ID The advertising industry is fascinating…

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Emmanuel Josserand
Brand, Agency and Industry Relations

The state of European TV attribution

Increased availability of viewer data is paving the way for innovation in TV attribution. Opportunities are emerging to harness diverse…

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Emmanuel Josserand
Brand, Agency and Industry Relations

Working Together to Drive Premium Video Programmatic Trading at Scale

In a recent position paper entitled Cracking the Programmatic Conundrum, the FreeWheel Council for Premium Video, Europe (FWCE) detailed three…

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Geoff Wolinetz
Vice President of Client Relationships

Empowering our Power Users: The FreeWheel Publishers User Summit

On July 17th, FreeWheel hosted our first annual Publishers User Summit, geared specifically towards bringing together the power users of…

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Maria Weaver
Chief Marketing Officer, Comcast Advertising

Three Takeaways from Cannes Lions 2019: Collaboration, Inclusion and Empowerment

This year more than ever there were countless constructive discussions, in-depth debates and common initiatives taking place during Cannes Lions….

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David Dworin
VP, Advisory Services

Premium Video: The Full Funnel Solution

As technology allows viewers to access the premium video content they want whenever and wherever they want to watch it,…

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Justin Beere
VP – DSP Partnerships

Simple is the New Black: How Programmatic Is Poised To Begin Doing More With Less

Supply path optimization (aka “SPO”) is a three-letter acronym (aka “TLA”) that’s been with us for a couple of years…

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Jason Manningham
GM, Blockgraph

Building the Future of Data-Driven TV: The Quest to Create a Safe Identity Layer for the Industry

We all know the demand for high quality, safe data in today’s advertising environment is escalating. Advertisers looking to build…

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