Connected TV increases usage 75% 2016 to 2017

Connected TV (OTT) share of long-form video between 9–10 PM:
1)
2016–35%
2)
2017–48%


Device share of long-form video between 9–10 PM:
1)
Connected TV — 48%
2)
Tablet — 22%
3)
PC — 19%
4)
Smartphone — 11%

Addressable advertising on connected TV is already close to2X linear + video on demand (VOD)!

Share of addressable advertising on TV according to Magna Global:
1)
Connected TV — $1.4B (63%)
2) Linear/VOD — $815M (37%)


Flashback: Connected TV Inventory Explodes, Video Advertisers Enjoy Results

Why do advertisers like connected TV advertising? It is the closest thing to TV ad quality with 97% completion rates and without the viewability issues that have plagued mobile/desktop.

Why do networks like connected TV advertising? The CPMs that they can charge are 3–4X higher than mobile.

Growth rate for addressable advertising on connected TV:
1)
2017 — ↑ 60%
2)
2018 — ↑ 52%

Growth rate for addressable advertising on linear/VOD:
1)
2017 — ↑ 34%
2)
2018 — ↑ 28%

More #1: Hulu’S OTT Inventory Now Included In Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings

More #2: Twitter Weighs Letting Publishers Sell Ads Before Their Videos

More #3: Prime, Apple Prime: What’s Next for Apple and What Does Video Have to Do With It?

More #4: YouTube Is The ‘Sleeping Giant’ Of OTT

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