The dramatic rise in global CTV adoption, accelerated by the pandemic, has ushered in new commercial models that are fragmenting the landscape in much the same way that the myriad viewing options are.
As the cornerstone of many living rooms around the world, the TV set remains a fixture for media consumption. That consumption, however, looks much different than it did a few years ago.
The pandemic is far from over, and we will feel its effects for years to come, but the resilient media industry is bouncing back, with certain constituents pulling out ahead of others.
The resounding question advertisers are asking right now is if they should advertise. In fact, many advertisers have chosen to reduce their ad volumes and spend. However, this strategy of limiting advertising is not sustainable with coverage COVID-19 here to stay for at least the medium term.
As the media industry navigates COVID-19 and its greatest period of upheaval in modern memory, having the right data to understand if your ad will command consumer attention has never been more critical.
In the past year-and-a-half, we have witnessed dramatic shifts in consumer behavior and seen companies nimbly shift gears with varying levels of success.