Top Mobile Banner Ad Networks (2020)

Updated: July 2, 2020

In this section we list all mobile advertising networks that support banners as one of ad formats to launch advertising campaigns with. Despite decreasing popularity of this ad format, it is still in use, has certain appeal and advertisers and publishers shouldn’t dismiss it. Among best performing banner ad sizes are 300×50 mobile banner, 300×250 medium rectangle and 728×90 leaderboard. Banner viewability metric is one of the most disturbing ones advertisers and publishers need to measure today, it tracks if a banner was actually seen or just served.

Banner Ads Guide

Banner ads are not the most popular ad formats out there anymore and they don’t command particularly high prices, however, they are still a valid option for some advertisers and publishers.

Banner ads example in purple (Source: MonetizePros)

Banner Ads eCPMs

Here are some of the biggest banner ads offers along with their platform and country in the table below.

Platform/NetworkCountryeCPMs/Revenues
ExoClickUSOn average: $2
HilltopAdsUSOn average: $2.24
PopAdsUSOn average: $1.28
PropellerAdsUSOn average: $0.06
RoyalAdsUSOn average: $0.29
PlugrushUSOn average: $0.63 
AdsTerraUSOn average: $1.87
AdCashUSOn average: $0.69

Source: Ironsrc

List of Mobile and App Banner Ad Networks

AdColony

The In-App Marketplace for Brands

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2008400$192m+25k4m+

AdColony (formerly known as Opera Mediaworks) is one of the largest mobile ad networks globally. Its reach, 1,4 billion users globally, what sets it apart from other ad networks. Known for its unparalleled 3rd party verified viewability rates, exclusive Instant-Play™ HD video technology, proprietary rich media formats, its global performance advertising business and programmatic marketplace, and the company extensive SDK footprint in the Top 1,000 apps worldwide. A fully-owned subsidiary of Otello Corporation ASA, AdColony is a global organization with over 20 offices worldwide.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, IOS
  • Campaign types: CPM
  • Ad formats supported: Rich Media, Video
  • Targeting: Demographic
  • Key markets: US
Learn more about AdColony
FoundedEmployees
201251-200

Zoomd is a public traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSXV:ZOMD) with global offices in Canada, Brazil, S.Korea, Singapore, Israel, Mexico and Bulgaria. Zoomd is dedicated to helping advertisers and publishers achieve their key performance indicators (KPIs) through a patented, performance-based advertising platform.

Learn more about Zoomd

Collectcent

Programmatic Driven Mobile User Acquisition

10
(10 votes)
(10) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenues
2013101-200$16mil annually

Collectcent is one of the leading programmatic advertising technology companies, with 7+ years of being on the market, working with direct publishers and advertisers. It’s been providing digital ad solutions via mobile, desktop, OTT and in-app to meet advertisers needs, using CPM, CPI and CPA business models.

With 180+ people across India, Singapore and USA, their key markets are SE Asia, North America and the Middle East. It’s been facilitating thousands of app and web publishers to monetize and yield revenue with their inventory.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, Desktop, HTML5, Mobile Web, Windows Phone
  • Campaign types: CPA, CPC, CPI
  • Ad formats supported: banners
  • Targeting: behavioral
  • Key markets: India
Learn more about Collectcent

Smadex

Mobile-first DSP For Transparent Performance (Apps/Branding/VAS)

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2011500-1000+100M$1.5k+2.5m+

Smadex is the mobile-first programmatic DSP engineered for growth.

We are a technology company led by engineering and data science, focused on uprising the global mobile programmatic landscape through our ad tech solutions.

Using a combination of our own programmatic advertising technology, machine learning, and first-party data, we have over a decade partnering with apps, brands and performance marketers to achieve their growth goals. 

We take transparency very seriously. To guarantee our fully transparent platform remains that way, Smadex programmatic partners with the leading third-party platforms to provide innovative solutions and independent measurement at the very core of our service. 

Learn more about Smadex

Headway

Marketing Powered By Technology

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2010--20k-

Headway is a leading data-driven app growth marketing company servicing mobile apps, brands, and ad-tech companies worldwide. Headway’s mobile-first DSP, Smadex, integrates with partner platforms to offer brands seamless data-driven digital solutions. Headway provides optimized and targeted ad campaigns, empowered by Machine Learning, and guided by experienced growth experts. Headway is a business unit of Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified global media, data and technology services company.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, IOS
  • Campaign types: Mobile Ad Network, Mobile DSP
  • Ad formats supported: Banners, Content Lock, Interstitial, Native, Video
  • Targeting: Custom
  • Key Markets: Europe, Latin America, Middle East, South East Asia, USA
Learn more about Headway

Bidease

#1 DSP for mobile app marketers

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesSocial
201711-503k+

Bidease is a mobile DSP platform for mobile marketers. Its built on a foundation of proprietary programmatic advertising technology, Machine Learning, and first party data. Bidease team optimizes campaigns across all major mobile formats for desired post-install behaviors at no risk to its clients’ bottom line.

  • Mobile platforms: iOS, Android, Mobile Web
  • Campaign types: CPI, CPA, CPM
  • Ad formats supported: Banners, Interstitial, Native, Rewarded Video, Video
  • Targeting: Carrier, Device, Gender, Geo, Interests, IP, OS
  • Key Markets: global
Learn more about Bidease

myAppFree

High Quality Mobile Traffic & Exclusive Placements on SONY Xperia, Native SDK

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
20132-10$8.9m+7k1.36m+

myAppFree is a performance-based advertising platform, founded in 2015 in Italy by Massimo Caroli and Riccardo Fuzzi, that matches advertisers and publishers. One of the unique features it offers in terms of inventory for advertisers is an access to 40 million plus Sony Xperia smartphone users, as well as own App Discovery that features the best mobile apps for users to discover.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone
  • Campaign types: CPA, CPC, CPI
  • Ad formats supported: Banners, Interstitial, Native, Notifications
  • Targeting: Audience, Geo, Interests, OS, Platform
  • Key Markets: Asia, Europe, Latin America, USA
Learn more about myAppFree

Adsperfection

Adding perfection to advertising

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
EmployeesSocial
2-10100

Adsperfection is an ad tech company that helps brands and developers with users acquisition and in-app monetization. With Adsperfection advertisers can acquire engaged and paying users for their app/product/service, as well as buy media at scale and get advanced solutions for preventing fraud. Publishers can boost their eCPM with flexible ad formats, use high impact monetization solutions and arrange direct deals from most recognizable app developers worldwide.

  • Mobile platforms: iOS, Android
  • Campaign types: CPA, CPC, CPI, CPL, CPM, CPS
  • Ad formats supported: Banners, Interstitial, Native, Video
  • Targeting: Custom
  • Key Markets: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Spain, UK, USA
Learn more about Adsperfection
FoundedEmployees
2015101

mFilterIt is a fast growing global ad-fraud and brand safety solutions company helping advertisers to inspect the performance marketing campaigns and filter BOT propelled and other fraudulent SIVT. Its neutral, platform agnostic, trustworthy and transparent solutions and processes have won trust of some of the leading digital advertisers throughout the globe.

The company validates over 2 billion transactions every year saving more than $35 million of advertisers money. Headquartered in India, the company has presence across key markets of US, Middle East and South Asia and is serving customer operations in more than 16 countries.

Learn more about mFilterIt

Everyads

Exclusive CPI/CPA offers with top payouts

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Everyads is an international mobile marketing agency. We\'re based out of Moscow, New York and Shanghai and connect the best, largest advertisers with top tier publishers. From mobile media planning to celebrity endorsement we are the 1 stop-shop for anything you need for your Apps and Games.

Learn more about Everyads

Bidsopt

Mobile Programmatic Media Buying Platform for Native, Rich Media and Video Ads

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Bidsopt is a leading Mobile Demand Side Platform connecting advertisers and users in real time. Key features of Bidsopt Mobile DSP include. Large Scale Native, Rich Media, Video and Standard Banner inventory from leading exchange/ssp and direct publisher relationship.

Learn more about Bidsopt
...including Geo+hyper location and support for mobile retargeting Range of formats supported including banners, interstitials, rich media & video.

Splicky is the new Demand Side Platform (DSP) for the mobile channel using proprietary Real-Time Advertising (RTA) technology.  Their technology makes it simple to buy mobile ad impressions and clicks within mobile sites and apps - in real-time.

Learn more about Splicky

App Samurai

Self-Service Mobile Advertising Tool for Startups

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS

Mobile ad planning, execution and analysis are complicated for startups because they cannot reach all available app marketing tools. App Samurai makes it easy for them without requiring in-depth mobile advertising knowledge! Thanks to App Samurai, you can easily create, manage, and measure acquisition campaigns, boost campaigns, and video campaigns to acquire qualified users.

Learn more about App Samurai

Zucks is a Japan-based mobile advertising platform strong in the Asian mobile market. They offer a large number of campaigns supporting iOS and Android, driving app downloads as well as CPI,CPA and CPC.

Learn more about Zucks

SmartyAds

The Full-Stack Programmatic Ad Platform

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

 SmartyAds is cutting-edge programmatic advertising platform tailored to the needs of supply and demand partners, data management platforms, ad networks, and agency trading desks. SmartyAds technology allows to create, launch, manage, and analyze digital ad campaigns in the most convenient way.

Learn more about SmartyAds

Appreciate

Achieve massive incremental growth and ROI for your app!

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS

A

Learn more about Appreciate

[a•mo•bee]

Advertising solutions for the converging world

(0) REVIEWS

MobileFuse

Mobile branding simplified

(0) REVIEWS

TapGage

Interstitial mobile ad network

(0) REVIEWS

Adsaxis

Programmatic Mobile Advertising

(0) REVIEWS
Creative ad formats supported include; JPEG & HTML banners, Video and Native ads.

SPOTAD

The lead DSP in Mobile UA

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesSocial
201211-502k+

AdMob

Monetize your apps intelligently

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS

Madvertise

Premium mobile advertising

(0) REVIEWS

Madvertise is an independent sales house for mobile advertising with headquarters in Paris, France and offices in Germany and Italy. The first marketing, technology and mobile advertising company listed on the stock exchange in France, founded in 2011 and overseen by Paul Amsellem. Madvertise reaches 71 million unique visitors across 6 countries (France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Swiss and Austria) representing over 100 premium publishers in Europe.

  • Mobile platforms: iOS, Android
  • Campaign types: CPI, CPC, CPM, CPV
  • Ad formats supported: Banners, Rich Media, Video
  • Targeting:  Country, Demographic, Device, OS, Time
  • Key Markets: France, Italy, Germany
Learn more about Madvertise

Facebook Ads

The biggest digital advertising platform

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
200736,00055,800m17m27,000+
Banners, carousel banners, video, slideshow Targeting.

Facebook Ads is the biggest digital advertising platform with a major focus on mobile ads. It features the best ad format, targeting and reporting capabilities in the industry. The platform allows mobile app advertisers to run ad campaigns on their choice on Facebook itself, its Messenger app, Instagram, Audience Network (to show ads across the web) and its app for businesses Workplace.

  • Mobile platforms: iOS, Android, Web
  • Campaign types: CPI, CPM
  • Ad formats supported: banners, carousel banners, video, slideshow
  • Targeting: age, gender, location, device, mobile OS, OS version, interests, mobile user language.
  • Key markets: global
Learn more about Facebook Ads

TapTap Networks

Branded content for mobile

(0) REVIEWS

Fibonad

Intelligent Advertising in a Digital World

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2017201-500-1.6k-

Mobbnet

high quality IOS and Android inventory

(0) REVIEWS

MoPub

Largest mobile ad server & RTB exchange

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

LinkedIn Ads

Reach your ideal customers on the world's largest professional network

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Google Ads

Get your ad on Google today.

(0) REVIEWS

Google Ads acts as Google’s mobile advertising network, based on combining the Google Adwords ad buying interface with Google traffic sources such as it’s own platforms and servers as well as the legendary Admob platform.  Admob was founded in 2006 by Omar Hamoui and acquired by Google in 2009. They built one of the biggest ad networks on the planet, based on the value proposition a free ad generation tool to drive in-app installs and cross-promote apps. Google Ads proprietary IAP (in-app purchase) in-house ad format supply advertisers with app app users that, based on the platform’s data, will most likely to download / buy a particular mobile app. In July 2018 the platform was rebranded from AdMob to Google Ads.

  • Mobile platforms: iOS, Android, Unity, Cocos
  • Campaign types: CPM, CPC, CPI
  • Ad formats supported: Native, Video, Interstitial
  • Targeting: country, region, carrier, connection type, mobile platform, OS version, device, audience (user profile data)
  • Key markets: global
Learn more about Google Ads

Lazarus DSP

Omnichannel DSP from Mobusi

(0) REVIEWS

BitterStrawberry.com

Ultimate Mobile Traffic Performance Technology Company

(0) REVIEWS

Appness

Creative & Media Buying Lab for Mobile Advertising

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
201651-200-1k+70,000+

Appness is a creative & media buying lab for mobile advertising that provides marketers with access to the human cloud: freelance ad designers and in-house advertising professionals powered by the platform’s intelligent ad optimization algorithms. The Appness platform was designed to eliminate the major problems encountered by advertisers in implementing ad campaigns and to support companies that lack expertise in user acquisition by streamlining and automating media buying processes. Headquartered in Cyprus, Appness currently works with 1,000+ ad designers from all around the world and employs 50+ qualified advertising experts.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, iOS
  • Campaign types: CPA, CPI, CPL, CPS
  • Ad formats supported: Banners, Video
  • Targeting: Custom
  • Key Markets: Global
Learn more about Appness

Payability

Get weekly payments for your ad network earnings

(0) REVIEWS

Yahoo App Publishing

Monetize your app with native and video ads from Yahoo, Flurry, and BrightRoll advertisers

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Mocean Mobile

The mobile ad serving standard

(0) REVIEWS

Taptica

Engage valuable users on mobile

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
Video Ads Native Ads Banners Advertisers can maximise their engagement and revenue through mobile re-targeting on a CPA....

Taptica is a mobile user acquisition platform, offering ML algorithms powered advertising solutions to brands and app developers. With a big network of approved publishers, Taptica is capable to reach more than 200 million mobile users worldwide. On the advertising side of things, the platform focuses on generating relevant and loyal audiences for apps and games and also offers a high volume of media, including RTB exchanges.

  • Mobile platforms: Android, IOS
  • Campaign types: CPA, CPC
  • Ad formats supported: Banners, Interstitial, Text, Video
  • Targeting: Custom
  • Key Markets: Latin America, USA
Learn more about Taptica

Avazu Mobile

A Global Mobile Ad Display Company

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Yeahmobi

Monetize your advertising inventory

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Go2mobi

Mobile Audience Targeting Platform

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Crimtan

Improving marketing efficiency through more effective display advertising

4
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Adikteev

Data-driven app marketing platform

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

NativeX

The leader in native advertising for mobile games

(0) REVIEWS

Axonix

The transparent real-time enabled mobile ad exchange

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Axonix help app developers and mobile publishers maximize their ad revenues. Unlike some of their competitors, they don’t have their own inventory - so your ad space is always their top priority.

Learn more about Axonix

OpenX

Driving superior monetization

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Motrixi

Mobile DSP offering Real Time Bidding

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Adform

Precision Omni-Channel Targeting

(0) REVIEWS

Adsterra Network

Best Advertising Network, High Quality Traffic, Self-Service Platform for advertisers

9
(7 votes)
(7) REVIEWS

theTradedesk

A clearer view of digital advertising

(0) REVIEWS

 

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