FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 27, 2005--Business Wire a annoncé aujourd'hui avoir commencé la diffusion de communiqués de presse intégraux en langue allemande -- simultanément et en temps réel aux agences de presse leaders du secteur, aux portails économiques et d'affaires ainsi qu'aux services en ligne de ce réseau financier international incontournable.
( BW)(CA-BUSINESS-WIRE) Business Wire Begins Transmitting German-Language Releases to Leading News Services, Portals and Websites in First Stage of Multilanguage Rollout Project
FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 27, 2005--Business Wire has begun transmitting full-text German-language releases -- simultaneously and in real-time -- to leading market-moving news agencies, business/economic portals and online services in this major international financial center, it was announced today. Business Wire's German-language network includes global news providers Reuters, Bloomberg and AFX News, as well as prominent regional financial and general-interest news services including vwd, IS Teledata, and ddp. Major websites posting Business Wire's German-language full-text file include Yahoo.de, Finanzen.de, Finanznachrichten.de, firmenwissen.de, OnVista.de, FML eXchange, Alta Vista, and other popular portals frequently accessed by retail investors and consumers
"Our ability to distribute German-language copy to traditional and online media represents a significant upgrade of our service capability and opens up a wide range of product extensions and opportunities," said Cathy Baron Tamraz, Business Wire's president
"German is the first of several languages scheduled to go live in the coming weeks as we continue on track with our international expansion program." "The ability to transmit in German enables Business Wire to provide D/A/CH clients with a full menu of service options, both on a domestic and international level," added Susanne Minneker, manager, D/A/CH region
"Business Wire occupies a unique position in a very crowded and competitive marketplace. We are the only service provider capable of providing German companies with a one-stop, global solution for all their investor relations, regulatory disclosure and marketing communications needs."
About Business Wire:
Business Wire was founded in 1961 by chairman/CEO Lorry I. Lokey, veteran journalist and public relations executive. The company's multi-channel delivery network, with access to some 60 international and national news agencies, financial information providers and Web-based news services throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, provides real-time, simultaneous access to key audiences -- the news media, trade publications, institutional and individual investors, business-to-business decision-makers and consumers
Business Wire electronically disseminates some 1,000 full-text news releases daily to the media, the Internet, online services and databases, and the global investment community in 150 countries in 45 languages.
Business Wire has 24 U.S. offices, Frankfurt, London, Stockholm, Brussels, Paris, Sydney and Tokyo offices, and reciprocal offices throughout the world.
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SOURCE: Business Wire