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Nielsen’s Gracenote unit is launching new product designs to measure the performance of mobile video apps. Gracenote’s Mobile Video Analytics provides mobile operators, MVPDs, video streaming services and hardware makers insights into user behavior.
Local broadcast television stands on the precipice of a new generation. Tech and cultural advances on fronts other than ATSC 3.0 are converging to create what is likely to become a make-or-break period in television history.
Facebook has been hit with a lawsuit accusing it of bilking advertisers by inflating the number of people its ads could reach.
Altice USA’s A4, an advanced TV product designed to position ads across digital and connected TV screens on both local and national inventory, has partnered with Vizio’s Inscape data sales division to simplify cross-platform audience.
Data from comScore finds that while the average household that streams OTT video spends 54 hours per month streaming, vMVPD subscribers streamed an average of 128 hours of OTT content.
Although on-demand usage is increasing, linear television remains popular due to the immediacy of traditional live programming.
Television advertising steers consumers to automakers' websites, according to a new study from the Video Advertising Bureau.
According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, CBS's final-round coverage of the tournament averaged 8.47M viewers and a 5.4 household rating, making it the most-watched, highest-rated PGA Championship broadcast since 2009.
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