Regional channels capture nearly 19% of mobile advertising pie: SilverPush Report

Regional channels capture nearly 19% of mobile advertising pie: SilverPush Report

Author | exchange4media News Service | Tuesday, Sep 20,2016 8:18 AM

Regional channels capture nearly 19% of mobile advertising pie: SilverPush Report

 SilverPush,the data driven marketing and measurement company, has announced the findings of its TV and digital advertising mapping report on the smartphone and mobile operator industry for the India market. The report captures the data collected and analysed from June to August 2016. The latest analysis throws spotlight on telecom industry’s two major segments, smartphones and mobile operators and how they follow different paths across screens of television and digital world to attract and acquire their customer base.

As per the report, smartphone and mobile operator categories continue to demonstrate increasingly bullish attitudes on advertising on both TV and the digital mediums.  The two industries are similar with respect to the genres of advertising, with both smartphone brands and mobile operators advertising heavily on regional and Hindi movie channels as compared to Hindi general entertainment channels (GEC). Smartphone advertisers invest more on Hindi GEC ad spots, while on the other hand mobile operators are more inclined towards English movie channels to run their TV ads.

SilverPush leveraged the power of PRISM, its real time analytics software to record the TV and digital data of brands, which was collected over the period of June to August 2016 from over 120 popular channels including GEC, movies, news, sports, and regional channels in the country. The market insights showcase the current inclination of brand marketers for advertisements on both TV and digital mediums to communicate with the new gen multi-screen exposed consumers.

Commenting on the latest report, Mudit Seth, Co-Founder and CMO, SilverPush said, “With consistent innovation in technology and making road to success in cross screen space, SilverPush continues to ride on in marketer’s interest. PRISM as a real-time analytics software is powering analytics 2.0 for the next generation television advertising, helping brands to calculate the impact of TV ads on digital goals of marketers in real time.”       

Here are some highlights of the latest SilverPush report:

·         Both, smartphone and mobile operator industries work hand in hand and advertise on similar TV genres. However the overall mobile operators are creating lot more noise on TV as compared  to smartphone manufacturing players

·         The focus on regional channels has grown manifolds with southern Indian channels biting the biggest bite of almost 53% of the overall pie:

o   Both, English and Hindi movie channels are being preferred over GEC channels by almost 49 %

o   Themobile operator sector invests most of its spots in the movies segment- English and Hindi, while smartphones prefer the Hindi GEC segment along with movies

o   Regional channels remain the biggest segment in totality capturing the largest approximately 19% of the advertising share

o   Smartphones see a solid spike in ad spots during Prime-Time while non-Prime-Time spots are almost 40% less

·         Within the TV category, smartphones and mobile operator brands are witnessing different consumer behavior trends

o   Unlike the mobile operator sector, the smartphone segment searches rises along with a rise in TVCs after 6:00 pm, with maximum searches taking place around 10:00 pm

·         On the digital media front, smartphones and mobile operators target different mediums in a similar proportion to create a dominant standing and brand recall

o   YouTube attracts the largest share with close to 75% of  advertising activity coming from the mobile operator category

o   On the other hand, Facebook witnesses maximum attention with over 85% of attention attributed to smartphone manufacturing players

o   Surprisingly Twitter, as a media platform gets the smallest share of focus from brands in the smartphone and mobile operator categories

“We will continue to track real-time TV and digital medium using this proprietary technology. By matching the online activity to TV airings across thousands of ads, millions of conversations and hundreds of channels, we believe our market mapping insights and data will further provide intelligent insight to brands”, added Seth.

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