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SmartJog, Cognacq-Jay Image, PSN, And Qbrick become Arkena, one of Europe’s largest media services companies

Cognacq-Jay Image, PSN, Qbrick and SmartJog announce today that they regroup all their activities under a single company and a new brand, “Arkena”.
Arkena brings together the skills and experience of 500 employees in 9 countries to create a European leader in content management and video services for the Media Industry.

PARIS – 20th of January 2014 : TDF today announced that the subsidiaries of its Media Services Division, Cognacq-Jay Image, PSN, Qbrick and SmartJog are regrouped as Arkena under a single entity and brand name, creating one of Europe’s largest media services companies.
By merging a wide range of complementary products, services and expertise, Arkena is fully embracing the concept of providing global solutions to better address the evolving needs of content-centric companies.
With its strong experience in the broadcast world, multi-platform content management and delivery and a powerful network and systems infrastructure, Arkena provides market-leading solutions along with outstanding professional services. Arkena now covers the entire media services value chain: from Playout to Head-End services, from Content Delivery to Transcoding and Storage, from OTT Content Publication to Content Delivery Network.

For decades, Arkena’s individual companies have been serving the media and telecom industries, by providing specialized technical services to manage their video content, adapt it to multiple formats and deliver it to all screens. By bringing all our services and expertise under the Arkena brand and organization we are ideally positioned to help the media industry adapt to constantly evolving market requirements by offering the most relevant solutions”, says Julien Seligmann, CEO of Arkena.


About Arkena
Arkena is one of Europe’s leading media services companies. It supports its customers (broadcasters, telecom operators, VOD platforms, content owners) in managing their linear and on-demand workflows, whatever the level of complexity and scale.
With a presence in 8 European countries and the USA, Arkena serves more than 1500 customers.

  • Arkena Linear Play-Out and Head-End services enable a fully outsourced technical operation of linear TV channels with extremely high service level agreement, and their onwards distribution to any platform.
  • Arkena OTT solution provides operators, content owners and broadcasters with a complete package of linear and non-linear content as well as interactive services, to every screen and through the Internet.
  • Arkena Cloud4Media is a unique solution dedicated to the media industry for file transfer, storage and transcoding of assets all around the world and complying with the highest level of requirements for content security, transfer speed and video quality.
  • Arkena OVP (Online Video Platform) and CDN (Content Delivery Network) solutions offer turn-key publishing of online video channels and non-linear content.

Technological excellence, trust and quality are the key values for Arkena. Our award-winning solutions focus on transparency for the customers and simplicity for the end-users.
Arkena was created in 2014 out of Cognacq Jay Image, PSN, QBrick and SmartJog and is part of the TDF Group.

For more information
Arkena.com