The Press Association Forms Strategic Partnership With TranslateMedia

    The Press Association Forms Strategic Partnership With TranslateMedia

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, April 10, 2013

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.

PA Group

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.

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 Press Association +44-207-963-7513

Patrick Eve, Managing Director TranslateMedia +44-208-834-4850
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