Reports

  • Italian mobile internet users overtake desktop only users

    According to data captured by comScore, in March 2017 9.3 million (24.9%) of the country’s 37.3 million internet users accessed the internet exclusively via smartphone or tablet in March. By comparison, 9.1 million (24.3%) did so solely from a desktop or laptop computer. Just over half (51%) of Italy’s internet users employed both mobile and desktop devices to go online during the month, up 4 percentage points from the 47%... Read More

  • New survey reveals publishers are seeing rapid rise in Native ad revenues

    A recent survey by AdsNative entitled 'The State of Native Advertising 2017 (According to Publishers)' has revealed some very interesting statistics. The survey is based on the analysis of 7,500 web and mobile publishers during Q1 2017. As the Native ad format becomes more available a staggering 92.3% of the publishers in the survey have seen their native ad revenues increase in the last year, additionally, 68.9% have been monitoring... Read More

  • PageFair Adblock report 2017

    The latest report from PageFair shows that the number of devices using an ad blocker increased by 30% in 2016, with much of that increase coming from users in Asia-Pacific, where 16% now use ad blockers.. Adblocking on desktop and laptop devices in the USA has grown at a higher rate than the global average, at 18%, with the global average being 11%.  However, on mobile the vast majority of... Read More

  • China is more mobile than ever

    Mobile internet in China has now pushed through the 50% threshold, according to the 39th China Internet Development Statistics Report, complied by the Chinese government agency responsible for the internet. As of December 2016, China had 731 million internet users. That figure represents 53.2 percent of China’s population, meaning that it is almost on par with the population of Europe: 743 million people. But, perhaps more impressively, 95 percent of... Read More

  • Mobile internet use overtakes desktop for the first time

    For the first time more users are accessing the internet from mobile devices than from desktop computers. That is according to internet monitoring firm StatCounter. The combined traffic from mobile and tablet devices tipped the balance at 51.2 % versus 48.7% for desktop access. In emerging markets such as India, mobile is by far the preferred way to access the internet with a staggering 75% of users using mobile only.... Read More

  • Latest UK mobile statistics and advertising data

    British consumers' obsession with their mobile devices has been capitalised upon by marketeers and their digital ad spend. According to PWC and IAB, for the first time in the first half of 2016, UK figures show that more digital display budget was being spent on mobile (£802m) than on PC and tablet (£762m). The figures also revealed that overall digital ad spending is up 16%, with mobile digital ad spend... Read More

  • Mobile predicted to generate highest media spend in 2016

    A new report by global media agency Carat predicts that by the end of 2016 mobile will generate the highest spend across all media, with a year-on-year to increase by 49%, beating earlier predictions of 38%. The data is taken from 59 markets in the Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA. In Europe, the UK continues to be the number one ranked advertising market, with 5.4% growth in 2016 and a... Read More

  • Are UK consumers finally realising that ads keep the internet free?

    According to BizReport, the latest quarterly report from the Internet Advertising Board UK and YouGov states that the number of UK adults using ad blockers did not change significantly between February 2016 (21.7%) and July 2016 (21.2%). Interestingly, it seems that the value exchange message is beginning to sink in with the British consumer as they realize that ads online fund free content and services, and that the alternative to... Read More