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Nov 28, 2017

JCDecaux North America and Neustar partner to bring audience analytics to Out-of-Home media analysis

JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, and Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced a partnership that employs Neustar's customer intelligence and activation solutions for the purposes of providing unprecedented Out-of-Home media analysis based on granular consumer attributes and behaviors. Through the partnership, JCDecaux can tap into Neustar's geographic opportunity analysis to identify areas and activities where out of home communications would be most relevant. 

Neustar has access to over 20,000 audience profiles, ranging from psychographic and behavioral to attitudes, preferences, buying patterns, interests and media usage, and more. Neustar combines customer history data with consumer demographics and behavioral data to create audience groups that are unique to a business, channel and product. In addition to using the syndicated profiles available, JCDecaux can create custom audience definitions utilizing any combination of syndicated profiles – including both residential and workplace views – which shine a new light on where specific audiences work and live.

Under JCDecaux's standard media planning process, the company is now able to offer clients an even more precise understanding of the audiences around each asset or set of assets and to provide key insight into the media purchases that make the most sense for reaching specific target audiences.

Jean-Luc Decaux, Co-CEO of JCDecaux N.A., said "Our ability to harness the rich audience data from Neustar allows us to better understand the intersection of audiences and our locations and deliver a more relevant and targeted media planning approach for brands." 

"Advertising works best when it is relevant, meaningful, and measurable. Out-of-Home has always been a powerful medium for brands, but in the digital age, it requires the targeting and accountability brands demand," said Julie Fleischer, Vice President of Product Marketing, Neustar. "Now, with our partnership, JCDecaux will be able to bring the same audience segmentation capabilities that brands have come to expect in online media, to OOH media on city streets, and more. As a leader in authoritative identity connecting people, places and things, Neustar is proud to team up with JCDecaux, a true global leader in OOH. We believe that together we can transform how marketers think about contextual advertising in the physical world."

About JCDecaux
JCDecaux North America, Inc. is part of JCDecaux Out-of-Home Media Group, an international media and communications company founded in 1964. JCDecaux is the number one outdoor advertising specialist in the world, as well as the market leader in Europe and in Asia Pacific. As the inventor of the "street furniture" concept in 1964, the JCDecaux Group is one of only two companies worldwide to focus exclusively on outdoor advertising and develop activities in all three segments: street furniture, billboard, and transport advertising.

JCDecaux is number one worldwide for street furniture, number one worldwide in transport, number one in Europe for billboard advertising, number one worldwide in self-service bicycles, and number one worldwide for airport advertising with concessions in 222 airports. The Group has operations in 75+ countries with a presence in over 4,280 cities, reaching over 410+ million people daily worldwide.

About Neustar
Every day, the world generates roughly 2.5 quadrillion bits of data. Neustar isolates certain elements and analyzes, simplifies and edits them to make precise and valuable decisions that drive results. As one of the few companies capable of knowing with certainty who is on the other end of every interaction, Neustar is trusted by the world's great brands to make critical decisions some 20 billion times a day. Neustar helps marketers send timely and relevant messages to the right people. Because Neustar can authoritatively tell a client exactly who is calling or connecting with them, it makes critical real-time responses possible. And the same comprehensive information that enables Neustar's clients to direct and manage orders also stops attackers. Neustar knows when someone isn't who they claim to be, which helps stop fraud and denial of service before they're a problem. Because Neustar is also an experienced manager of some of the world's most complex databases, it helps clients control their online identity, registering and protecting their domain name, and routing traffic to the correct network address. By linking the most essential information with the people who depend on it, Neustar provides more than 11,000 clients worldwide with decisions—not just data. More information is available at https://www.neustar.biz.