Digital Advertising Logs Record-Breaking Quarter

'Banner' first half shows 23% Growth

Interactive advertising revenues totaled a record $14.9 billion in the first half of 2011, a 23.2 percent increase over last year. The growth rate is comparable to pre-recession levels, said Sherrill Mane, Senior Vice President, Industry Services, IAB. The second quarter was especially strong; revenue increased 24.1 percent over last year to $7.7 billion.