Released - June 2013
BrightRoll along with IAB Canada, released the third annual Canada Video Advertising Report in June 2013, revealing a breakout year for digital video. The report, surveying more than 300 advertising executives at top agencies across Canada, addresses key industry trends to help marketers navigate the shifting media landscape and gain an understanding of the opportunities and challenges that digital advertising presents.
Digital video has become one of the fastest-growing segments of advertising in Canada, where consumers are some of the most sophisticated viewers of online and mobile video content in the world. According to comScore, 92 percent of Canadian Internet users watch videos online, and in the past year, the number of consumers watching videos on smartphones has more than doubled. The 2013 report reveals Canadian advertisers are accelerating spending towards digital video (up 42 percent from 2012) to meet growing demands from clients looking to reach audiences across screens.