Which media is worth your time?

An international searchable database of paid media companies is coming to the internet.The MediaSource website, which is designed to provide information about paid media products and services, says the database will make it easier for users to determine what they can buy and sell online.MediaSource says the searchable data is the product of a collaboration between The New York Times and the...

Which teams should get their own media platforms?

In the United States, teams with a media market share greater than 30% can have their own paid media platforms, while teams with less than 10% of their market share have to compete on the open market.This means that teams with 10% or less of their team's market share are out of luck in terms of getting their own platforms.Teams with 10-20% market share in the US are required to compete in the new...

How to Buy, Sell and Play With the New Google Play Music Premium Now: The Big Picture

The latest version of Google Play music, which is free to use, has been redesigned to provide more control and functionality.This new version of Play Music, which also comes with Google Now, also lets you choose to access more features, such as listening to podcasts or viewing a TV show on the web.You can also listen to podcasts on Google Play for free, but there's a catch: You need to buy the...

India launches media marketplace in India

India has launched the media marketplace IPW in India.The company said it has a portfolio of over 400 content distribution companies in the country, including a portfolio that includes Paytm, Snapdeal, Bajaj, Flipkart, Vimeo, Alipay and other.The media marketplace will also serve as a platform for the distribution of media in India, with a focus on the country's largest cities and major towns,...

Why the $2bn Caribbean Media Market is exploding

More than two years after its IPO, Caribbeans Media Marketplace (CMM), one of the largest mobile advertising platforms in the world, is now in its third year of operation.Its global revenue rose by 6% in the third quarter of 2017.CMM's success has been driven in part by a combination of a strong advertising model and an ambitious expansion plan, which was first unveiled in 2016. The Caribas...

Pay TV providers to sell more broadband service to low-income consumers

Pay TV operators have announced a plan to sell broadband internet service to people earning less than $20,000.The move comes as the internet of things (IoT) market continues to grow and as more consumers begin to switch from traditional cable TV to cheaper internet services such as streaming."As our service becomes more prevalent, we want to continue to expand our network of affordable internet...

How to get rid of your Facebook advertising ad-blocker

It's the time of year again when social media ads appear everywhere on our screens.They are not just ads, but are often used to drive traffic to a website.Facebook has been accused of violating the Fair Trading Act by allowing the placement of its ads without prior consent from a third party.And it's also been accused by legal experts that it's not only unethical for a site to offer up its ads to...

Media markets: How we calculate the cost of content

Marketplace.com is a popular online marketplace for content, including movies, TV shows, music, and more.But for some of its advertisers, it's not as simple as finding the best price on an ad, paying the best possible price for the content, and then seeing the ads go away.In some cases, Marketplace's prices are so low that many consumers are forced to resort to buying the ad-free version of the...

What to expect from the 2017 Media Marketplaces

On July 2, 2017, media marketplace indianapolis launched its Media Marketplace Media Marketplace to allow its customers to choose their own premium and pay media, and to connect with other marketplaces around the world.With over 1,500 members and growing daily, the marketplace offers advertisers and marketers the ability to target their ads to specific segments of consumers and offer them...