FreeWheel: Q2-2019 Video Monetization Report

Key findings, according to FreeWheel:
1) 
Audience targeted video advertising grew 82% YoY
2) Completion rates for premium video range from 85% to 100%

Ad view growth:
1) 
Video views – ↑ 13%
2) 
Video ad views (all) – ↑ 27%
3) 
Video ad views (audience targeted) – ↑ 82%

Share by format:
1) Full episodes (>5m) - 55%
2) Live – 38%
3) Clips (<5m) – 7%

YoY growth by format:
1) Live – ↑ 44%
2) Full episodes (>5m) – ↑ 19%
3) Clips (<5m) – ↑ 9%

Share by device:
1) 
CTV/OTT – 55%
2) 
Mobile – 17%
3) 
STB VOD – 14%
4) 
Desktop – 14%

YoY growth by device:
1) 
CTV/OTT – ↑ 48%
2) 
Mobile – ↑ 3%
3) STB VOD – ↓ 3%
4) 
Desktop – ↓ 2%

Average video ad pod length (QoQ change):
1) 
2019-Q1 – 96s
2) 
2019-Q2 – 109s (↑ 14%)

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