Rentrak Making TV Measurement Headway

Growing acceptance over the past several years of Rentrak’s TV viewing data as at least a complement to Nielsen’s has resulted in tangible benefits for TV stations and media agencies. But challenges remain for the ratings upstart.

TV station executives — particularly those in small diary-only markets — say the more detailed and immediate Rentrak numbers have improved their selling position, and media agencies say they like Rentrak’s melding of viewership and product purchasing data.

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