How Covid-19 is changing the business and the industry at large, according to Group M MENA’s Chief Executive Officer. How is the Covid-19 crisis reshaping the marketing and advertising industry in MENA? The time has come to ‘re-optimize’ everything from brand purpose, positioning, company structures, processes and growth strategies. Consumers have become far too picky and […]
“The main problem is certainly a lack of education around the subject,” said Yves-Michel Gabay, Managing Director of MEA at programmatic agency Gamned. With people confined to their homes due to the current situation, many professionals have taken time out to learn new skills in various subjects. In response to this growing trend, many firms […]
Weyyak’s Nadine Samra explains how great content is the key to success for OTT platforms during Ramadan. Just like it is for traditional TV, Ramadan always is becoming a critical period for over-the-top (OTT) platforms. These fast-growing digital entertainment providers anticipate this time of year’s high viewership and the advertising boon that comes with it. […]
Johannes Larcher, managing director-digital at MBC, shares a detailed overview of the industry’s regional landscape, its various players and its potential.
Johannes Larcher, managing director-digital at MBC, unveils the strategy behind Shahid Plus’s upcoming acceleration and subscription growth.
By Ziad Issa The last decade showed us many changes in media consumption, where everyone almost accesses the internet, smartphone, and social media. The technology is shifting the use of audio and video-based content. In Saudi Arabia, over the top (OTT) has not yet taken away significant reach from linear TV as it has […]
By Vinod Krishnan Viewers are watching more content than ever before, with expectations for nearly endless content choice anytime, anywhere and on any screen. To innovate and stay ahead of viewer demands requires the adoption of technologies and solutions that accelerate content production and delivery. Today, cloud technology has the power to fundamentally change how media […]
Christos Solomi is the executive director of programmatic at Omnicom Media Group MENA. 1. To a layperson, how would you explain programmatic TV? Most of the ads you see on your TV were planned and purchased weeks and often months in advance of the spot appearing on your screen. Everyone watching the TV channel at […]
With the emergence of subscription video-on-demand services (SVODs) such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, the media has been quick to foretell the demise of TV. But, is there any truth to those words? TV has remained a powerhouse and mainstay in modern life ever since its introduction in the 20th century. Many historical moments broke […]