Google TV: This Is Only a Test
GoogleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s partnership last week with NBCU marked a huge leap forward for the search giantÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s television advertising business. The multi-year advertising partnership gives Google permission to sell a portion of NBC UniversalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s advertising inventory. But the deal seems less about GoogleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s expanded reach and more about the search giant getting the opportunity to show if it can turn the business upside down.
Working with NBC Universal gives Google access to inventory on channels like Oxygen, MSNBC, CNBC, and Sci-Fi. But according to Ad Age, NBCU views the partnership as a small experiment that could help the media company transition into a multiple model for selling its advertising.
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