thebigword – helping to revive the Finnish Economy

Finnish technology company HMD Global, the new home of Nokia, is teaming up with global language services company thebigword to translate its digital media content for consumers around the world.

The Finnish economy is experiencing something of a revival following a sharp decline in productivity during the financial crisis of 2007-08 and the fall in fortunes of the world renowned mobile phone company Nokia.

HMD Global has relaunched some of the most iconic Nokia products such as the 3310 and brought a new range of smartphone products to the market. Global language solutions provider thebigword has partnered with the company to translate all of its digital media content into 80 different languages.

Through thebigword’s technology, HMD can translate device and web content into 80 languages, including Afrikaans, Ampharic, Bengali, German, French, Gujarati, Kyrgyz and Zulu. thebigword has the capability to respond to HMD’s product development cycles and very tight communication timelines.

Larry Gould, Chief Executive and Founder of thebigword, commented: “Translating and localising content can open up companies to new trading new opportunities in all corners of the world.

“I am delighted that we are working in partnership with HMD to revitalise the Nokia brand and communicate this across the globe in 80 different languages utilising our skilled workforce and world-class technology.”

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