Global Media Platform signed as long term supplier of the world’s most trusted international news broadcaster
London, UK: Teads, The Global Media Platform, and BBC Global News, the BBC’s commercially funded international 24-hour news platform, announce an exclusive partnership to more effectively power the monetization of editorial content through video and display advertising. Teads will be exclusively offering in-article video ad formats across desktop, mobile and in-app BBC Global News properties across all markets. These include, but are not limited to, the US, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and the Middle East, with Europe following soon.
In 2020, trusted sources of information are more important than ever. According to the 2020 Global Audience Measure, the overall reach of the BBC has increased 11%, to 468 million. This includes 151 million digital users around the world who access BBC News each week, an annual increase of 13%. Around the world, the BBC is the most trusted international news broadcaster.
This partnership builds on the two organisations’ existing relationship, with Teads already providing in-article video monetization across the publisher’s desktop and mobile properties. The new multi-year agreement will enable Teads to deliver its entire suite of video and display formats, including those optimized for performance advertising, and empower BBC’s direct sales teams to leverage Teads for Publishers Enterprise Suite (including Teads Audiences and Teads Studio) to offer those same ad experiences directly to their clients. BBC Global News will also be able to extend these monetization capabilities to its mobile apps via Teads In-App SDK for iOS and Android.
Errol Baran, SVP Business Development and Innovation at BBC Global News, comments: “This year, we’re all rediscovering the true value of trusted, impartial information. With more people than ever turning to the BBC from all around the world, this is an optimum time to align our commercial opportunities with the scale of our audience and impact. This exclusive deal with Teads allows us to grow inventory across all formats and platforms, allowing brands to access the BBC’s premium audience on a global scale.”
Eric Shih, Global SVP, Business Development at Teads adds: “This partnership is a testament to the great relationship Teads has with BBC Global News. Premium news brands have experienced a challenging time over the last few months; although increasing numbers of consumers are turning to trusted news sources to stay informed, the economic impact of COVID-19 has cost publishers millions in lost advertising revenue. As a long term supporter of the world’s most trusted international news broadcaster, we look forward to further helping the BBC harness its growing digital presence and continue funding quality journalism.”
Teads, The Global Media Platform, is the single access point for advertisers to connect to the world’s best publishers and reach an audience of over 1.5 billion people every month. Teads’ made-for-mobile ad experiences deliver the best combination of mass reach and brand safety in the market.
Teads’ end-to-end platform provides a sustainable advertising ecosystem that respectfully connects brands to consumers. Teads demand-side, sell-side and creative technology delivers effective and engaging advertising experiences for consumers, guaranteed outcomes for brands, and ultimately powers publishers with better monetization solutions to fund quality journalism.
Teads partners with the leading marketers, agencies and publishers through a team of 800+ people in 26 countries.
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BBC WORLD NEWS & BBC.COM
BBC World News and BBC.com, the BBC’s commercially funded international 24-hour English news platforms, are owned and operated by BBC Global News. BBC World News television is available in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, and over 450 million households and 3 million hotel rooms. The channel is also available on over 180 cruise ships, 53 airlines, including 13 distributing the channel live inflight. BBC.com offers up-to-the-minute international news, in-depth analysis and features, including BBC Worklife, BBC Culture, BBC Future, BBC and BBC Reel, for PCs, tablets and mobile devices to more than 145 million unique browsers each month.