Posted on May 6, 2021 in ATSC News
New NEXTGEN TV advertising, with a debut introduction in late 2020 on local television stations, is resonating strongly with consumers.
The marketing campaign began in November 2020 and ran into early 2021 in six U.S. TV Designated Market Areas, with local TV stations airing spots declaring that “the future of television has arrived.” The campaign used high tech ads created by Hot House in Atlanta, which not only grabbed viewer attention but sent many to explore more information on WatchNextGenTV.com.
“This new campaign revealed not only the value of NEXTGEN TV, but the differentiation that consumers perceive,” said Anne Schelle, Managing Director, Pearl TV, the broadcaster business group that spearheaded the campaign. “The combination of 4K HDR video, Dolby Atmos® immersive audio with movie theater quality sound, voice boost and consistent volume from channel to channel and interactive capabilities were key drivers for these consumers.”
Recent research conducted by Magid in conjunction with the Pearl TV business group tested the new marketing campaign on the service delivering live, over-the-air TV.
The research found:
COVID-19 also impacted the rise of Internet-connected TV in the past year, broadening its appeal to viewers. “As consumers are spending more time than ever on their connected TV, their desire for more options and interactive content has grown,” said Katie Larson, Vice President of Brand Strategy & Innovation, Magid. “NEXTGEN TV’s key features align well with this shift in consumer viewing habits.”
The research showed these elements stand out as strong differentiators for NEXTGEN TV:
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