Mobile Marketing USH

Sprint Marketing War against Verizon Revived with ‘Free Unlimited For a Year’ Promotion

What: Since the first launch in June 2017, Sprint reminds Verizon customers that they’ll get a whole unlimited year for switching. Why it matters: Telcos are among the largest marketing categories, particularly when it comes to reaching Hispanic consumers.  Both Verizon and Sprint target Spanish-dominant Hispanics and bilingual Millennials.   “Keep your Verizon phone and save […]


Publicis jumps on the programmatic platform bandwagon, buys RUN

What: Publicis Groupe has acquired RUN, a mobile-focused real-time data management and multi-channel programmatic buying platform. Why it matters: Mobile ad spend is expected to increase from US$8.5 billion in 2013 to US$31 billion in 2017. Media planning and buying conglomerates have been busy either acquiring programmatic specialized companies (see WPP purchase of  Xaxis and its recent investment in AppNexus) or […]


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