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  • 19/07/2017

    Today, Venatus has been verified to the JICWEBS Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Good Practice Principles by independent industry auditor ABC. The aim of the Good Practice Principles is to inject greater transparency into the UK ...

  • 18/07/2017

    Global Media Hub is excited to announce that they have once again been accredited as a Bulk Distribution Associate by ABC, the industry body for media measurement in the UK.

    As an ABC Associate, Global Media Hub demonstrates its ability ...

  • 05/07/2017

    comScore Becomes the First Company to Receive ABC Certification for Video Viewability Measurement to JICWEBS Industry Agreed Principles

    ABC grants comScore the first certification for Online Video Ad Viewability in validated Campaign ...

  • 29/06/2017

    Today, KNOREX has received the EDAA Trust Seal from independent industry Certification Provider ABC, demonstrating their compliance in accordance with the EU Self-Regulatory Programme for Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA).


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  • 24/05/2017

    ABC is pleased to announce the launch of its first online learning course for media buyers and planners

    ABC online courses have been created to make ABC data training quick, easy and enjoyable. Freely available to media buyers and ...

  • 03/05/2017

    Media Carrier, a premium-class distribution partner for publishers, has been accredited as an Associate member by ABC, the industry body for media measurement in the UK. Through its innovative digital media library, the Media Box, ...

  • 03/04/2017

    Metropolis’ Property Week has today released its Total Audience Certificate ABC’s new hybrid offering for business media brands. The certificate combines both census and research data to provide net audience figures across print and ...

  • 16/02/2017

    We are pleased to announce the inclusion of three new ABC brand reports in our Island of Ireland report (December end 2016 period), released today.

    These new brand reports give media owners the opportunity to demonstrate independently ...

  • 30/01/2017

    ABC is pleased to announce that Affectv and RadiumOne are the first companies it has verified to the JICWEBS Good Practice Principles.

    ABC’s role, as a JICWEBS-approved Verification Provider (VP), is to independently audit ...

  • 24/01/2017

    ABC has today released its latest Viewability Report, which showcases the results of testing for a range of products that have met the industry-agreed viewability standards set out by JICWEBS.

    As well as presenting updated results on ...

  • 25/11/2016

    The ABC Board is very pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Redlich as the company's CEO on a permanent basis. Simon has held the post of interim CEO since the start of 2016. During that time he has worked closely with both ...

  • 17/11/2016

    GroupM, the world’s leading media investment management group, today announced that it has attained the JICWEBS DTSG Brand Safety Accreditation for its UK Programmatic Business.

    GroupM offers holistic and agnostic real time ...

  • 24/10/2016

    The board of ABC is today announcing the appointment of Derek Morris as its Chairman Designate.

    Derek will take up the position of Chairman after the next ABC board meeting on 7 December 2016. He will replace Sally Cartwright OBE who ...

  • 24/08/2016

    ABC is pleased to announce the launch of its online anti ad-fraud verification programme.

    This follows the recent announcement by JICWEBS of a recognised, industry-agreed set of Good Practice Principles for reducing the risk of ...

  • 11/08/2016

    The Economist demonstrates trusted global reach with new ABC report

    ABC is pleased to announce the launch today of its first Worldwide Brand Report. This innovative new offering allows brands and media groups to demonstrate ...

  • 03/08/2016

    Global Media Hub has once more been accredited as a Bulk Distribution Associate by ABC, the industry body for media measurement in the UK.

    As an ABC Associate, Global Media Hub demonstrates its ability to report and prove its Bulk ...

  • 21/07/2016

    Newsworks Press Release
    ABC: National newspapers enjoy 2.7 million uplift in June

    Latest ABC data shows 90,000 extra newspapers were sold each day in June, amid a busy news month which saw the UK vote to leave the EU, the ensuing ...

  • 09/06/2016

    Every year advertisers pay for online advertising which is never seen. In a step to bring transparency to the market TS Digital Nordic is launching Viewability Certification in the Nordic countries in partnership with ABC UK. The ...

  • 26/05/2016

    EDAA Trust Seal issued by ABC confirms Facebook’s compliance with European standards

    Social media giant Facebook has obtained the EDAA Trust Seal for best practice in Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA). Issued by ABC, the Seal ...

  • 01/04/2016

    Switch Concepts Ltd have been renewed with the DTSG Brand Safety Seal by JICWEBS after successfully completing independent verification by ABC.

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  • 15/03/2016

    Today, Ve Interactive has been verified by JICWEBS to adhere to the Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Good Practice Principles, independently audited by the ABC.  The aim of the Good Practice Principles is to inject greater ...

  • 29/02/2016

    February was a very busy month for ABC, with Consumer Magazines, Newsbrands, Island of Ireland & Regional Publications Reports all being released.

    View February Reports' press coverage & infographics here and our Twitter activity ...

  • 01/02/2016

    This year we celebrated 10 years of ABC Interaction, our annual independent conference to debate the key issues facing our industry. We got to the heart of the matter - in this period of innovative change, how is our industry evolving ...

  • 10/12/2016

    I don’t think anyone would challenge the statement that the last seven years have represented a period of unprecedented change in the media industry!

    Back in 2008, at the start of my time at ABC, we were heading into the worst ...

  • 02/12/2016

    ABC has announced today that Simon Redlich, its current Executive Director of Audit, Finance & ICT, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of ABC and will take up the role from 1st January 2016. Jerry Wright, the current ...

  • 23/11/2015

    Six products certified to updated JICWEBS Standards

    ABC has issued its second industry report which compares test results for online ad viewability measurement products. The report summarises the capability of six products to measure ...

  • 17/11/2015

    MagazineCloner has been accredited for a third year as a Digital Publishing Platform Associate by ABC, the industry body for media measurement in the UK. Publisher clients can claim for online and in-app sales via the reports. ...

  • 17/11/2015

    Steve Goodman, managing director, print trading at GroupM, praises the new report as “an exciting development”.

    ABC, the industry-owned independent measurement body, is launching a new Monthly Newsbrands report in December, which will ...

  • 06/11/2015

    ABC once again delivers verification for online brand safety to AOL UK

    Today we announce that AOL UK has once again been verified to the JICWEBS Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Good Practice Principles by independent industry ...

  • 29/10/2015

    ABC has today released its latest Content Verification (CV) Summary Report for the period April 2015 to September 2015. This report is a continuation of ABC’s Certification programme, which is designed to independently certify CV ...

  • 23/10/2015

    Self Select accredited in 2015 by ABC

    23/10/2015

    Self Select Distribution, have been accredited for a third year as a Bulk Distribution Associate, demonstrating their ability to report and prove their Multidrop Distribution (free ...

  • 12/10/2015

    Today we announce that Media iQ, has once again been verified to the JICWEBS Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Good Practice Principles by independent industry auditor ABC. The aim of the Good Practice Principles is to inject ...

  • 21/09/2015

    ABC has today launched a new service, which for the first time certifies the quality as well as the quantity of a household distribution audience.

    Using a new two stage process, ABC will verify the level of distribution to households ...

  • 17/09/2015

    Today, Yieldr has renewed the EDAA Trust Seal from independent industry Certification Provider ABC, demonstrating their continued compliance with the EU Self-Regulatory Programme for Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA).

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  • 26/08/2015

    126% increase in Regional news brands reporting multiple platforms with ABC in this report. View our Twitter feed, for more Report ...

  • 25/08/2015

    Digital Helix™audience measurement solution continues global recognition

    London, UK25 August, 2015: The UK ABC has renewed Effective Measure‟s patented digital audience metrics solution, Digital Helix™, with the global recognition of ...

  • 13/08/2015

    200 titles reported in the June end Consumer Magazine report, 10 of which are reporting for the first time. Below is the infographic that shows the ABC Consumer Magazine report highlights for June end 2015. Follow all the action from ...

  • 11/08/2015

    ABC issues EDAA Trust Seal to Ve Interactive

    Today, Ve Interactive has received the EDAA Trust Seal from independent industry Certification Provider ABC, demonstrating their compliance in accordance with the EU Self-Regulatory ...

  • 22/07/2015

    Today, 22nd July, Expedia has been issued the EDAA Trust Seal after successfully completing independent certification by ABC. For more information see: www.abc.org.uk/edaa.

    Earning the Trust Seal is the all important step in the ...

  • 10/07/2015

    Exact Editions, the digital publishing platform, has renewed its ABC (Audit Bureau Circulations) accreditation. Exact Editions offer a range of digital solutions for a variety of publishers, enabling sales across a variety of media ...

  • 07/07/2015

    Quantcast have been renewed with the DTSG Brand Safety Seal by JICWEBS after successfully completing independent verification by ABC.

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  • 02/07/2015

    Opportunities for Regional Press with new ABC Categories.

    ‘Sample Free Distribution’ and ‘Multiple Copy Subscriptions’ can be claimed from July 2015.

    ABC has introduced standards to support two new circulation categories for regional ...

  • 02/07/2015

    Today, Global Media Hub has been accredited by ABC as a Bulk Distribution Associate, demonstrating their ability to report and prove their distribution to industry agreed standards.

    This is positive news for UK publishers of free ...

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