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Booking open for the 2021 asi Virtual Conferences

You can now register for this year’s International Conferences. Whilst we are working towards bringing everyone together for a physical event in 2022, we will be hosting this year’s International Conferences online once again. As last year, we’ll be running five 2½-hour sessions across the week of Monday 1st to… Read more

asiCast 129: Online measurement in Australia – a new beginning

Shortly after the announcement that Ipsos had been appointed to measure digital audiences in Australia, Ian Garland, Managing Director of Milton Data, interviewed Gai Le Roy, CEO of the IAB Australia. Will the new service operate like a JIC, where the IAB owns the service and markets the data, or… Read more

Ofcom Media Nations Report UK 2021

Key trends in the UK media sector This is Ofcom’s fourth annual Media Nations report, a research report for industry, policymakers, academics and consumers. In the UK the media regulator Ofcom has just published its annual Media Nations report. The main objectives of the report are to review key trends… Read more

asiCast 128: UK broadcasters adopt CFlight

A significant development has been announced in the UK, with commercial TV broadcasters collaborating to develop Sky’s CFlight as an industry-wide campaign evaluation tool, providing advertisers consistent, accurate measurement across all platforms and all types of viewing. There has already been a great deal of interest from broadcasters in many… Read more

asiCast 127: Putting a value on attention

There has been a great deal of interest in levels of attention paid to advertising in recent months. Much of the session devoted to advertising at our annual International Television & Video Conference last November was devoted to it when the question was raised as to whether, beyond exposure, it… Read more

UK TV broadcasters unify ad metrics

TV broadcasters Sky, ITV and Channel 4 are working together to launch CFlight – a unified advertising metric that captures live, on-demand and time-shifted commercial impressions across all mainstream viewing platforms in the UK. The UK’s CFlight is a post-campaign online evaluation tool, using combined linear TV and broadcaster VoD… Read more

Pandemic accelerated UK’s shift online, says Ofcom

UK adults spent an average of three hours and 47 minutes online every day during the pandemic, an annual survey of media habits by regulator Ofcom has found. That was over an hour longer than adults in Germany and France. In addition, online shopping sales in the UK rose by… Read more

asiCast 125: Televised football’s moment of truth

The European Super League fiasco taken together with the news that the existing rights deal for the Premier League is to be rolled over for a further three years raises a number of questions about developments in the sports’ rights markets. asi’s Research Director, Richard Marks, speaks with Minal Modha,… Read more

asiCast 124: The battle for control of in-car audio

Radioplayer has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary so it seems like a good time to take a look at the journey it has been on in this time. In this asiCast Matt Deegan, Director of Folder Media, talks to Mike Hill, Radioplayer’s founder and Managing Director. Radioplayer is a radio… Read more

Don’t look back in anger

With the advent of UKOM Ipsos iris, industry expert Richard Marks looks at the precedents for handling a change in measurement and argues that it’s important to embrace that change rather than attempt to compare with the past Iris, the new standard from Ipsos and UKOM, marks the start of… Read more

A new reach model for online video launches in Sweden

Press Release: MMS and GfK have been working together to develop a new reach model for online video viewing. The first figures were published to the market yesterday (18th May 2021). The project launch is a major step toward providing total video ratings for Sweden. The model developed by GfK,… Read more

asiCast 123: A preview of Podcast Day 24

There has been enormous interest in recent years in the development of podcasts, and Podcast Day 24 on June 7th looks to provide a wide range of insights into what has been happening around the world. Starting in Australia before moving to Europe and finally the US, the event has… Read more

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