Nielsen Launches Digital Ad Ratings in Hong Kong

News. Using a database of 5 million Facebook users as its first online panel, Nielsen has launched Digital Ad Ratings in Hong Kong. This further expands the solution’s global footprint and sets the industry standard for digital campaign measurement.

Digital Ad Ratings, powered by aggregated, anonymous information from the world’s largest third-party demographic databases and Nielsen’s industry-leading calibration sources, provides demographics, unique audience, reach, frequency and gross rating points (GRPs) for a campaign’s total digital audience across computers, tablets and smartphones in a way comparable to TV.

The solution will bring accountability and comparability for Hong Kong’s brand marketers, advertising agencies, platforms and publishers who have been seeking measurement to better understand the total audience of their digital campaigns across devices so they can maximize their advertising reach across digital platforms.

“We are so glad Nielsen has expanded its Digital Ad Ratings to Hong Kong because until now, Hong Kong marketers have had no means to measure whether the advertising was effectively delivered to the audiences they seek. By combining massive, privacy-friendly third party demographic databases with gold-standard calibration, Nielsen will provide an unmatched view of standardized audience demographics and behavioral preferences,” said Angel Young, Managing Director of Nielsen Hong Kong & Macau.

“Digital Ad Ratings is just a start. Our goal is to provide both programme and commercial ratings across all screens, covering in-and outside-of-home,\” said Young. \”Nielsen\’s Total Ad Ratings offering is unique in three different ways: massive panel size through unique big data source, one single source panel and it is ready to launch.\”

In Hong Kong’s heavily mobile market, it’s imperative that measurement reflects market needs by providing unduplicated reach across computers and mobile devices. With Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings, marketers will be able to better plan and measure their digital audiences with like-for-like reach and frequency metrics across screens to get a deeper understanding of the connection between online and mobile separately and together.

“Nielsen is a very experienced research company in Hong Kong. Digital Ad Ratings has provided valuable insights in the US and other markets where it has been launched. Digital Ad Ratings will further drive our confidence in the credibility of digital performance for the Hong Kong market,” Carina Yip, General Manager-Digital Sales, Next Mobile.

\”Nielsen has long been a trusted measurement party in the industry. With Digital Ad Ratings, Nielsen has developed the measurement solution based on people, not cookies. It also provides cross-device measurement, which is much desired by the market and by our clients,\” said Bryan Wang, Head of Marketing Science, Facebook, Greater China.