The market is set to get a sharper picture of New Zealand’s viewing behaviour as the local TV Peoplemeter panel grows by 50 percent across New Zealand. And while The Commercial Communications Council and ANZA have welcomed the change, there’s still a missed opportunity to ensure accurate reporting of ad breaks.
Measurements of audience behaviour as well as numbers has become a crucial feature of advertising platforms looking to rope in the spend with billboards and televisions already paying attention to responses of its viewers. And now Val Morgan is bringing that to local cinema screens with the introduction of its CineTam Plus tool.
Nielsen has kicked off the year by announcing its Digital Ad Ratings service is now commercially available in New Zealand, following a local trial last year and its international release in 2011. We spoke to Nielsen New Zealand director Tony Boyte about how it’s set to change the digital game by enabling advertisers to compare digital audiences to those of TV.