Opera have announced that it has acquired AdColony, a mobile video advertising platform, to deliver best-in-class mobile video advertising to publishers and advertisers with a combined reach of more than 700 million global consumers.
AdColony prides itself in delivering “innovative, TV-like crystal-cear video ads instantly in HD across the most popular iOS and Android smartphone and tablet apps in the world.”. The company’s customers include Fortune 500 brands, performance advertisers and more than 70 percent of the world’s top grossing app publishers.
“AdColony’s team, technology and execution will elevate Opera Mediaworks’ already strong position in the mobile advertising industry. The combination will deliver an even better results-oriented, end-to-end offering for brands, agencies and publishers globally,” says Mahi de Silva, CEO, Opera Mediaworks.
AdColony will continue to support its existing customers as usual following the acquisition. Will Kassoy will continue to lead AdColony as CEO, and he will additionally take on the role of Chief Marketing Officer of Opera Mediaworks.