Newsflash: "Cord-cutters" and "cord-nevers" have different tastes. A study from GfK MRI indicates key differences in viewing habits of those who have ditched their pay-TV service, and those who have never subscribed to one.
Advertisers are ready for programmatic buying to come to the TV ad sector in a big way. That's the finding of a new report from ad software provider Videology studying marketer attitudes towards advanced TV ads, which includes linear TV ads that use detailed data to target specific consumers as well as addressable TV ads.
Netflix may be the leader of the over-the-top (OTT) business, but the medium itself is now becoming more powerful than its dominant player. To be sure, Netflix still holds a commanding lead among streaming services. But the competition is closing in, said comScore in a just-released report.
There's no such thing as a free lunch -- but when something is free, consumers often want it. Case in point: Even though consumers are increasingly subscribing to paid streaming video services, many devote a bit more time to viewing video via the free services.