Bangalore, India, September 26, 2014: InMobi, an independent mobile advertising network and NDTV Convergence (NDTV) are jointly bringing the first fully native ad experience to mobile users in India. NDTV has been at the forefront of creating best-in-class content experiences across all screens. The NDTV App across platforms is known for credible content, superlative user experience and ensures relevant content is always available on the go. Together with InMobi, NDTV will now be able to offer a bouquet of innovative ad units native to its news content, thereby further re-inventing the user experience.
“NDTV has always believed in providing users with the most credible content across all platforms and ensuring the best user experience while consuming this content. This is another step towards further enhancing the experience by ensuring native in-stream ad formats, which will provide great value to our advertisers in a non-intrusive environment. We are excited to partner with InMobi, the world’s leading independent mobile advertising network to launch this offering,” said Vikram Chandra, CEO of NDTV.
As premium publishers like NDTV continue to embrace Native Ads for mobile in a big way, the unique offering provides tangible benefits like 5 times the conversion rate and user engagement than standard display ads, higher ad viewership of up to 1.5 times more than banner ads and more importantly, a new-found trust for mobile ads, which are experienced as content and less intrusive.
“InMobi Native Ads match the app experience entirely in terms of visual form and function, so that your brand’s audience can enjoy a non-intrusive, engaging ad experience while using an app. We have witnessed a phenomenal increase in demand for Native ads worldwide. InMobi is thrilled to partner with NDTV to bring the Native Ad experience to India,” said Atul Satija, Vice President – Revenue & Operations, InMobi.