Clear Channel Airports Inks 10-Year ClearVision Deal with ClearTV Media to Continue Bringing Broadcast and Cable TV to Top Airports
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clear Channel Airports (CCA), a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO), and a subsidiary of iHeart Media Inc., announced today it has signed a new 10 year deal with ClearTV Media to continue delivering diverse broadcast and cable network TV programming to airport travelers -- enhancing consumers’ air travel experiences while also bringing unique and immersive digital place-based advertising opportunities to local, regional and national brands.
ClearVision is the only airport television network that links brand campaigns to a variety of content from major TV Networks, including; ABC, FOX, NBC, E!, PGA Tour and many more. ClearVision delivers a lineup of top network shows from over 200 content providers, transformed into short-form “mini-sodes” covering entertainment, news, weather and sports and enabling airports to offer customized TV stations featuring local businesses and airport promotions.
“We are thrilled to continue our successful relationship with Clear Channel Airports for the long term,” said David Tetreault, COO, ClearTV Media “As broadcasters in the away-from-home television space, we strive to deliver a programming line-up that is embraced by viewers, because of the rich entertainment, education and information included, and also by advertisers for our delivery of the highly desirable demographic – the affluent business traveler."
ClearVision offers local, regional and national businesses a competitive branding opportunity to reach coveted consumers -- frequent travelers. The platform gives participating airports the capability to incorporate customized messages within the programmed content, helping them to better connect with visitors and enhance their traveling experience. And ClearVision’s locally branded channels, such as LOVE-TV in Dallas, have already proven effective in promoting hometown businesses, tourism and higher-educational institutions.
“Using ClearVision at Dallas Love has added a unique and effective element to our overall marketing campaign in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We are able to communicate our message to our target audience in a way that is effective and memorable,” said Michelle Hougland, director, marketing and brand management, Texas Tech University.
“The ClearVision 10-year renewal is a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to helping airports across the country deliver best-in-class traveler amenities,” said Jon Sayer, president, Clear Channel Airports. “The key learnings over the last few years confirm the value we knew ClearVision would provide to our airport and advertising clients, consumers and the communities in which we operate.”
Since its launch in 2012, CCA has deployed ClearVision in Louis-Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), Raleigh-Durham International (RDU),Cleveland-Hopkins International (CLE), Dallas Love Field (DAL) and most recently at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, Mich. All participating airports have leveraged the unique ability to create their own locally branded television networks, featuring the best content in both national and local news, entertainment, sports and weather.
About ClearTV Media
Clear TV Media delivers customized TV stations to dynamic Away-From-Home environments bringing airports, healthcare facilities, retailers, and hotel and resorts a new marketing tool that will target, reach and engage a world on-the-go. Clear TV Media has the power to connect with upscale demographics in ways never before imagined by infusing premium content with social media technology. Clear TV Media recently launched TVChannels4u.com. TVChannels4u drives talent and customized programming in the new age of the always-on-demand, mobile and social world. We create, produce and curate the best in Social TV – providing established and new producers with the tools to make and distribute TV series' like never before. TVChannels4U entertains and engages viewers with original TV programming from a wide variety of genres – Comedy, Drama, News, Sports, Education and Information. To learn more please visit www.cleartvmedia.com www.tvchannels4u.com or Twitter @TVChannels4u
About Clear Channel Airports
Dedicated to airport advertising for 40 years, Clear Channel Airports is the premier innovator of contemporary display concepts. The Company, a division of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO), one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, currently operates more than 280 airport programs across the globe and has a presence in 32 of the top 50 U.S. markets with major airports. More information can be found on Clear Channel Airports and Clear Channel Outdoor by visiting www.clearchannelairports.com and www.clearchanneloutdoor.com
About Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, with more than 675,000 displays in over 40 countries across five continents, including 47 of the 50 largest markets in the United States. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings offers many types of displays across its global platform to meet the advertising needs of its customers. This includes a growing digital platform that now offers over 1,100 digital billboards across 38 U.S. markets. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings’ International segment operates in countries across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America in a wide variety of formats.
Source: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings
Released December 8, 2014