Glo, the OOH & BTL vertical from Lodestar UM & Greenline, has been assigned the OOH duties of Microsoft, HCL MasterCard and Omron. The vertical will now get involved in the strategy, planning and activation for these four major Lodestar accounts. The vertical has also ramped up its national team with some new appointments.
In one of the largest media pitches this year, Mudra Max has bagged the AOR for Larsen &Toubro Group’s media business. The agency will handle all media verticals for L&T, including digital. Industry sources have pegged the size of the account to be over Rs 100 crore.
Entries for the second ever Indian Digital Media Awards, being hosted by exchange4media, are now closed, and the jury process is getting underway. With over 530 entries coming in, the jury has its hands full to find the best of India’s digital advertising.
In a final turn of events, Tata has consolidated all of its telecom brands with Lodestar UM across the GSM and CDMA platforms. Virgin Mobile has been the final addition to the Lodestar arsenal, after Tata DoCoMo and Tata Indicom. The account size is pegged at upwards of Rs 60 crore. No pitch preceded this development.
Microsoft, along with The Times of India and Lodestar UM, has announced the 30-day long ‘Win Big with Original’ campaign, which aims to help consumers identify the benefits of using original Windows software. The campaign will target various IT hubs across eight cities.
Brought to India by Lodestar UM, the Magna Inflation Update captures media pricing trends in over 45 countries spanning the globe. The study reveals that media pricing will continue to impact advertising adversely in 2010 and ahead, especially in the emerging economies.