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TF1 chooses Arkena for VoD service

Arkena has been chosen by TF1 Video to provide the platform for its video-on-demand service MyTF1VOD.

Arkena is offering a platform that integrates all the workflows of MyTF1VOD service, including content preparation with the secured Cloud4Media solution, back-office, management of the PlayReady and Marlin DRM protection, Content Delivery Network (CDN) and apps, managed in collaboration with TF1 Video’s partners.

MyTF1VOD is available on Bouygues Telecom, Free and Numericable set-top boxes, as well as on connected devices. It is the first VoD service to be made available via the HbbTV standard.

“MyTF1VOD being one of the French reference for transactional VoD services, we have strong ambitions in terms of development for the coming months. We chose Arkena in accordance with our objectives and the challenges we want to tackle. Among other things, we have the assurance of working with a technical partner that differentiates itself with its expertise and proximity,” declared Tristan du Laz, Deputy CEO of TF1 Video.

“MyTF1VOD is one of the most ambitious and innovative Video On Demand platform of the market. Being trusted by TF1 Video is one more proof of the relevance of our solutions to offer integrated services and platforms, whatever their business and distribution models”, said Grégory Samson, senior vice-president, media and telecom at Arkena.

 

Arkena will be exhibiting at IBC on stand 1.B79