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CommuteStream now offers native ads for dozens of transit apps around the US

MarTech Today / July 12, 2017

The Chicago-based company, which says it is the only one specializing in ads for these kinds of apps, is expanding its markets and going beyond banners.

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CommuteStream Expands Transit Advertising Targeting to 14 U.S. Markets

PRWeb / July 10, 2017

CommuteStream, a transit-mobile advertising network, announced today its expansion from the Chicagoland area, Boston and Pittsburgh into 11 additional major U.S. markets in an effort to help businesses across the country reach commuters with relevant, location-based content.

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Chicago Download: Etherios Acquired, 1871's Travel Summit, CommuteStream's Expansion

ChicagoInno / October 29, 2015

CommuteStream, a mass transit-based mobile advertising network, has expanded beyond Chicago and into Boston and Pittsburgh. Using predicitive analytics and geo-targeting, the company "learns" the routines of commuters and then matches individual riders with the most relevant ads.

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Hey, Don't INNO You?

The Stark Show / October 10, 2015

CommuteStream coverage starts at 1:47 on video.

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CommuteStream Expands Mass Transit-Based Mobile Advertising Network to Boston and Pittsburgh

PRWEB / October 26, 2015

Revolutionary ad network to reach millions of daily public transit riders with hyper-targeting ad platform in additional cities. CommuteStream, a mass transit-based mobile advertising network, today announced its expansion beyond Chicago and into Boston and Pittsburgh.

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Mobile Marketing Stumbles as Pandora Plays San Francisco Ads in New York

Bloomberg / June 19, 2014

Started in February, CommuteStream knows users’ daily commute patterns, has access to data from their phones and can figure out just how much time they have to stop by a merchant and make a purchase before needing to board a bus.

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Chicago startup pitches mobile ads to CTA passengers

Chicago Tribune / March 23, 2014

Advertisers paid $4 million per commercial to reach a record 111.5 million television viewers during this year's Super Bowl. Meanwhile, a Chicago resale boutique paid 4 cents for each mobile ad delivered to commuters on the CTA Brown Line near the Lincoln Square neighborhood. Welcome to the future of advertising, writ small.

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Mobile Ad Network Uses Market Research to Take Geo-Location Targeting to a Whole New Level

Instant.ly / March 5, 2014

If you take public transit into work, chances are you probably stop for your morning coffee at a particular spot each day. Or maybe you like to treat yourself to a delicious muffin from a convenient bakery at the end of your route on Friday mornings. Imagine what a treat it would be to save a little money at these locations with a targeted coupon or percentage off discount sent directly to your mobile device.

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CommuteStream’s New Ad Network Uses Mass Transit to Serve Up Ads

Nibletz.com / March 5, 2014

Today in Chicago, commuters on the Chicago Transit Authority will open up their transit apps and find new ads for businesses along their transit route. CommuteStream, the company behind the new ads, uses “predictive geo-targeting” to show content based on the rider’s routines and preferences. Does your bus pass by a local bar every day? Chances are good you haven’t noticed, but with CommuteStream’s technology, you’ll soon see ads and perhaps deals served up from local businesses along your route.

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Selling to CTA riders

Crain's Chicago / February 25, 2014

This “mass transit-based mobile advertising network” launched last week, offering a way for Chicago businesses to send targeted ads to people riding nearby on Chicago Transit Authority buses and trains. Applications that collect transit data such as train and bus trackers can use CommuteStream's patent-pending technology to display locally relevant ads to riders.

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Location-Based Ad Network Taps Into Daily Commute Patterns

Adotas / February 24, 2014

Living in a large city can definitely have its perks, and hopefully one of them is a functional, dependable and well laid-out and public transportation system to carry commuters to and from the office each day. With over 10.2 billion public transit trips taken each year, one company — CommuteSteam — is looking to analyze these trips to deliver more relevant advertisements directly to people’s phones. Mobile Marketer recently reported that locally relevant ads see as much as a 3x increase in performance over traditional campaigns.

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CommuteStream Launches Network to Use Mass Transit Patterns to Target Consumers

Tech Cocktail / February 21, 2014

This week, Chicago-based CommuteStream launched a platform to offer brands a new way to reach consumers based on commute patterns. Using “Predictive Geo-Targeting” to display content based on individual rider travel routines and preferences, applications that collect transit data can use the patent-pending technology to display locally relevant advertisements to riders using their app.

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Chicago merchants target transit riders on mobile to drive sales

Mobile Commerce Daily / February 20, 2014

Local merchants in Chicago such as La Fonda Latino Grill and Spoil Me Salon & Spa are participating in the pilot of a new mobile ad network enabling them to target public transportation riders with offers intended to drive in-store traffic.

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CommuteStream Launches First Mobile Advertising Network to Use Mass Transit Patterns to Target Consumers

PRWeb / February 19, 2014

CommuteStream, a mass transit based mobile advertising network, launched their Chicago pilot today offering brands a new way to reach consumers based on commute patterns. The ad network uses ‘Predictive Geo-Targeting’ to display content based on individual rider travel routines and preferences. Applications that collect transit data such as train and bus trackers use this patent-pending technology to display locally relevant advertisements to riders using their app.

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