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Should You Have Been at #SCEWC16?

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Should You Have Been at #SCEWC16 in Barcelona this past week? Well, the answer of course very much depends on WHO you are and what you are looking for. We went along as we are firm believers that our industry needs to continually broaden its horizons – whilst the DPAA and OAAA / Geopath events […]

Management Changes at @Primesight

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Even though UK media owner Primesight is on a huge roll at the moment they are certainly not resting on their laurels as they made a number of unannounced people changes this week. Out go Andy Goldsmith and Nigel Fung whilst David Peters is promoted to Head of Planning and Dan Sharp is promoted to […]

Martin Ayrton & Savvas Tombouloglou join Voodooh

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Dooh.com’s Martin Ayrton and former JCDecaux head of digital innovation Savvas Tombouloglou have joined new digital out-of-home production and consultancy company Voodooh. They join Voodooh founder Keith Nilsen, who was previously International Head of Digital and Creative at Clear Channel Outdoor.

VMO Health Club of the Future

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

The Fitness First health club chain has just opened Australia’s very first high-tech ‘connected gym’ and Val Morgan Outdoor have marked the occasion by installing into it, the very best in screen technology and audience engagement software. VMO has installed 17 screens in Sydney’s new Barangaroo district taking the VMO Active network to 140+ locations […]

Inflexion Takes Minority Investment in @Outdoor_plus

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Inflexion Private Equity announced this week that funds managed by Inflexion have completed a Partnership Capital, minority investment, in Outdoor Plus Ltd. The press release stated that Inflexion’s Partnership Capital investment will help accelerate organic growth in the business through the launch of new sites from contracts already won, as well as the further conversion […]

Weather bug Acquired by @xAdInc, @xAdInc Raises USD 42.5 million

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

xAd​, Inc. this week announced that it has acquired​ ​WeatherBug​ (a division of Earth Networks), including its mobile and web properties: ​WeatherBug mobile, desktop and iWatch apps, WeatherBug.com, and WeatherBug connected TV assets AND on the heels of this news, the company closed its series E funding of USD 42.5 million. The financing is led […]

#LinkNYC Now in Brooklyn & Staten Island

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

CityBridge partners, the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced this week LinkNYC’s launch in Brooklyn with the activation of two Link Wi-Fi kiosks on Fulton St. in Bed-Stuy. CityBridge also announced the installation of the first Link kiosk on Staten Island. Since Mayor Bill de […]

Jon Worley Ousted at @Proxama

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

It would appear that Proxama PLC (AIM: PROX) have quietly ousted their CEO – Proximity Marketing Jon Worley. This follows news in July that Non-Executive Director Gavin Breeze was censured and fined by the FCA and as a consequence, resigned from his position as Non-Executive Director. In late September it was announced that John Kennedy […]

Brussels City Play, @ClearChannelBEL

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Clear Channel Belgium has launched City Play, described as the first urban #DOOH network in Belgium We understand the that The City Play digital screens are located on strategic locations in the city center and in the pedestrianized districts of Toison d’Or, the Place Louise, around the Grand Place, and along Boulevard de Waterloo.

The Changing Landscape of #SmartCities

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Sandra Baer is the President of Personal Cities — a smart city company focused on innovation and stakeholder engagement. Not only is she a champion of creative collaboration between the public and private sectors; her firm delivers strategic advice to cities and companies that builds trust and accelerates the deployment of innovative technologies. Sandra is […]