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The future of radio will not be DAB

Radio in the UK passed a significant milestone on 17 May. For the first time, more than half of Brits now access radio digitally. A company called OIDAR have provided a solution, and it is gaining traction. According to Radio Joint Audience Research (RAJAR), the figures have risen from 49.9 […]

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TV advertising: industry bosses discuss the market’s future

Mediatel’s Steven Scaffardi speaks with key figures from the broadcast media world to discuss how they have dealt with the coronavirus crisis – and what comes next for commercial TV Steven Scaffardi (Chair): Good afternoon and welcome everybody to this special virtual roundtable debate for the Future of TV Advertising UK […]

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Practical fixes to help TV advertising become more agile

At Adalyser we recently undertook an in-depth analysis of viewing behaviour during the Covid-19 lockdown. It may come as no surprise that TV audiences have surged (see infographic below). This seemed like an opportunity – hard to reach, desirable TV audiences were suddenly sitting in front of TV screens during […]

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Why now is a good moment for brands to advertise on TV

Television audiences have gone through the roof because of the coronavirus lockdown, but will advertisers use the spike in engagement to drive brand-building campaigns, given the economic uncertainty? That is the billion dollar question, and according to Mike Shaw, Director of Advertising Sales at Roku, the answer should be ‘yes’. […]

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TV is getting creative to keep shows on the air under lockdown

The studio of The One Show isn’t a big space – just two green sofas against a window in the BBC’s Broadcasting House. In front of a ring of cameras, wires and equipment, the presenters used to sit on one sofa and guests on the other, shoulder-to-shoulder for the duration of the […]

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TV’s conundrum

So here we are, more than a month into lockdown and with no clear exit strategy, and media owners are wondering what on earth it all means for their businesses and the advertising clients that feed them. Now, in a world already characterised by two horribly over-used words – uncertainty […]

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