LONDON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The Press Association (PA), UK's leading multi-media news agency and content provider, has formed a strategic partnership with TranslateMedia, a digital language services agency, to expand the global outreach of PA's media content and products.
The alliance will provide a one-stop-shop for semantically linked content generation, translation and distribution services in over 90 languages. Content will be delivered via a single platform allowing seamless integration with a client's content management system.
TranslateMedia will work closely with PA helping leverage the translation agency's network of over 6,000 translators, ensuring 24/7 coverage via its live content platform, STREAM.
The organisations have already successfully collaborated, translating content into 26 languages and delivering to more than 40 countries across the world, during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Tony Watson, PA's Managing Director, said: "Our commitment to delivering high-quality, dynamic content stretches far beyond English speaking borders.
"The innovative partnership with TranslateMedia reconfirms our pledge to promote the PA brand as a provider of multi-platform, multi-media content to a global audience."
Patrick Eve, TranslateMedia Managing Director, said: "We are delighted to work with PA as its exclusive translation partner. PA is at the forefront of content creation and distribution, and our extensive digital translation service will complement the continuous feed of news, dynamic content and business services PA provides."
The Press Association (PA) is the national news agency for the UK and Ireland and a leading multi-media content provider across web, mobile, broadcast and print. For the last 145 years PA has been providing fast, accurate feeds of text, data, photos and video. Today the business is increasingly focused on the delivery of complete products for both digital and print clients.
Using advanced semantic technology, and delivery via APIs, PA helps customers deliver rich and unique end-user experiences, create intuitive and responsive products for multiple platforms and devices, and optimise commercial value to both clients and partners.
The Press Association is part of PA Group Limited, a private company with 27 shareholders, most of whom are national and regional newspaper publishers. The biggest shareholders are Associated Newspaper Holdings Limited, News International plc, Trinity Mirror plc and United Business Media plc.
TranslateMedia is a leading global language and translation services agency with offices in London, New York, Austin, Paris, Munich and Hong Kong. With a network of over 6,000 professional linguists, TranslateMedia serves clients across a broad range of industries, using innovative web technologies to bring multilingual media effortlessly and cost-effectively to its customers. http://www.translatemedia.com
TranslateMedia is part of the ATC and ATA, and has been independently audited and awarded the EN15038 and IS09001 certificates. In 2012, TranslateMedia ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 UK and Fast 500 EMEA as well as the PwC Private Business Awards and the UK International Trade Awards.
Sean Ottley, Communications Manager
Patrick Eve, Managing Director