Our expertise

With over 20 years of experience, Arkena is one of Europe’s leading service providers in the media industry. With a strong presence in Europe and the United States, Arkena helps broadcasters, telecom operators, OTT platforms and content owners manage their linear and on-demand workflows.

Our approach

We work with media, telcos, content owners, big and small companies. We have a technical vision with a human approach. We offer scalable and adaptable solutions which grow with your needs.

What we do in 2'

Once upon a time

Let us tell you our story

1996
1996

Creation of Cognacq-Jay Image, a provider of audiovisual broadcasting services

2004
2004

First transcoding for the 1st French VOD platform

2005
2005

Development and operation of broadcasting systems with live contributions and web declination in 24/24

First head-end service

2007
2007

Acquisition of SmartJog, a company specializing in the ultra-secure exchange of digital media

2010
2010

Acquisition of BeBanjo, a software publisher specializing in on-demand services management

First HD and 3D transcoding

2012
2012

Launch of Salto, a HbbTV service allowing the user to restart a program from the beginning

2014
2014

Creation of Arkena, the merge of Cognacq-Jay Image, SmartJog and BeBanjo

Development and operation of the Cloud4TV end-to-end OTT solution for beIN Sport and MyTF1 VOD (Xbox, HbbTV, Android, iOS, connected TVs…)

2016
2016

Operation of the first 4K/UHD TV broadcasting system

Launch of Harmony, workflow orchestrator

Thanks to Arkena, we can count on an excellent quality of service for the broadcast of our HD channels. We also have full confidence in the ability of the teams to technically accompany us on ambitious operations.
Olivier Bramly
Managing Director FOX NETWORKS GROUP FRANCE
Cloud4Media is a great solution for our company. It helps us to deliver content to our clients in a timely and efficient manner. It’s a piece of cake!
Richard Roper
Operations Manager CAKE ENTERTAINMENT
We found in Arkena a partner to whom we can speak on a daily basis to deliver products and projects according to market expectations
Jérôme Loré
Deputy Director MYTF1 VOD
Choosing Arkena as our technical partner was an obvious decision for beIN SPORTS, as Arkena fully understands our needs and is able to meet all our requirements within a tight schedule.
Sylvain Merle
Chief Technical Manager BEIN SPORTS

Our partners

We rely on strategic partners, experts in their field, to offer you the best solutions.

Akamai is our CDN partner for content delivery
Anyware is one of our 4K technical partners
Ateme is one of our technical partner for content processing
BroadScreen is one of our technical partner
Cantemo is one of our technical partner for OTT
Cleeng is one of our partner for OTT monetization
DotScreen is one of our OTT technical partners for Apps and web interface
Ivory is one of partner

Our Partners

We rely on strategic partners, experts in their field, to offer you the best solutions.

Anyware is one of our 4K technical partners
BroadScreen is one of our technical partner
Cantemo is one of our technical partner for OTT
Cleeng is one of our partner for OTT monetization
DotScreen is one of our OTT technical partners for Apps and web interface
Ivory is one of partner
Ateme is one of our technical partner for content processing
Akamai is our CDN partner for content delivery
Arkena was built on standard technologies to deliver superior SaaS services based on software such as ‘ffmpeg’ and ‘Varnish’. We appreciate a variety of open source communities and we add our own work to the community when possible.
Adriana Vizinho
Technical Development Director ARKENA

Open Source

we are part of the community

WE LIKE

We like and support projects, organisations and communities such as ‘debian’, the main linux distribution we use, as well as Python, Ruby and Java, our preferred languages.

WE SUPPORT

We value a number of Open Source communities and never hesitate to share our own work when possible.

Great projects start with great meetings.

We’d be more than happy to talk about your project.

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