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Canadian DOOH ad operator Astral adds its inventory of thousands of screens to Place Exchange programmatic SSP

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Place Exchange, the SSP for programmatic out-of-home (OOH) media, has integrated its platform with Astral, Bell Media’s OOH advertising division, adding thousands of premium digital screens to its Canadian offering.

Astral, one of the country’s largest OOH companies, operates digital billboards, restaurant and bar displays, street furniture, and transit displays in high-traffic locations throughout Canada.

Place Exchange enables advertisers to access this inventory across various programmatic buying options, including open auction, programmatic guaranteed, and private marketplace deals directly within integrated omnichannel and OOH DSPs.

Place Exchange’s patented technology enables unified planning, buying, optimization, reporting and attribution for OOH with other programmatic channels within the DSP systems programmatic buyers already use.

About Astral
Astral, a division of Bell Media, is a leader among Canada’s out-of-home advertising companies with more than 45,000 faces strategically located across the country. Astral offers six product lines: outdoor advertising, lifestyle networks, street furniture, airport, large digital format, and transit. Driving innovation on one of the country’s most dynamic media platforms, Astral is committed to leading technological change, offering advertisers increased opportunities to deliver powerful messages that engage and connect with consumers. For more details, visit

About Place Exchange
Place Exchange is the leading SSP for programmatic out-of-home media. Integrated with omnichannel and OOH DSPs, Place Exchange’s patented technology uniquely offers agencies and advertisers the opportunity to fully unify buying and measurement of OOH media with other digital channels, leveraging the same workflow, creatives, reporting, and attribution as for online and mobile advertising. Place Exchange’s unmatched premium supply ecosystem adheres to its Place Exchange Clear certification program that delivers buyers quality, consistency, transparency, and compliance. For OOH media partners, Place Exchange offers the opportunity to access untapped programmatic ad spend with full transparency and control. For more information about Place Exchange, visit

Published on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at 4:51 PM

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