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4 minute read | September 2017

Cross-platform planning and activation solutions will help marketers and media owners better connect with audiences across screens and maximize ROI

Hong Kong – September 29, 2017 – Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) today announced to grow its Nielsen Media Impact and Nielsen Marketing Cloud  global footprint to Hong Kong, being the first market in Asia. These solutions make up a key part of Nielsen’s Total Audience framework, will help marketers and media owners better plan and activate audiences across platforms. Clients will also have access to Nielsen’s Data Management Platform (DMP), AI-powered segmentation, Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), as well as integrations with over 150 third-party media and marketing applications. Television Broadcasts Limited (“TVB”), Hong Kong’s leading TV broadcaster, is the first client.

Consumers now have endless options for viewing content, which is fundamentally changing the business of TV, advertising and measurement. Nielsen’s Total Audience framework provides a suite of solutions that help marketers and media owners develop great campaigns and content by providing a comprehensive and granular understanding of their audience – who they are, what they like and how they interact with content, everywhere.

Nielsen Media Impact brings together consumer media behavior information across TV, digital and print media data into one easy-to-use planning interface. Marketers, agencies, and media owners are given a granular, unduplicated understanding of how different media combinations reach audiences, and how much time their audience spends on those media channels. In addition to standard age and gender information, Media Impact allows users to put together media plans based on advanced audience attributes such as advanced demographics, psychographics, lifestyle behaviors, and media behaviors, so that they understand how to best reach their audience, no matter how granular they are.

The Nielsen Marketing Cloud delivers unrivaled consumer data and analytics only Nielsen can provide, in addition to a full-suite of applications including first-party data management, cross-platform media planning, marketing activation and real-time campaign analytics. The Nielsen Marketing Cloud will provide insights around key aggregated customer characteristics, including age, gender, demographics, life-stage, shopping behavior and product purchase intent. Marketers can leverage these insights to build audience segments and activate them in real-time across all major media and marketing platforms, including mobile, online, over-the-top TV, video, social media, email and content management systems. Additionally, the Nielsen Marketing Cloud has one of the largest global predictive device graphs covering over 6 billion devices, which enables its regional and global clients to develop a single omnichannel view of their customers. All of this makes possible more relevant and timely multi-channel marketing and significant improvements in marketing ROI. 

In addition to Nielsen Marketing Cloud and Nielsen Media Impact, TVB has also selected Nielsen to power its addressable TV advertising capabilities. Nielsen will provide TVB with deep cross-platform consumer analytics around its subscriber base, as well as advanced audience segmentation, modeling and targeting. These capabilities will empower TVB to monetize the full value of its advertising inventory and more effectively acquire new customers for its service. “This relationship further reinforces the fact that Nielsen has a winning combination of data, analytics and advanced marketing technology for companies across industries. Nielsen’s Total Audience framework will enable TVB to better demonstrate just how valuable its audience is and to stand out in a very competitive cross-media marketing environment,” said Cherry Lau, Senior Director, Media, Nielsen Hong Kong.


Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. The Company’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Nielsen Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content—video, audio and text—is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement. By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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