Pangea Communications partners with SYSTRAN to enhance advanced digital technology offerings in SA

Johannesburg, 09 Jun 2020

Pangea Communications, which has been offering ICT solutions in South Africa for the past 10 years, announced a strategic partnership with SYSTRAN, market leader in language translation technologies and solutions.

“This partnership strengthens our commitment to grow advanced language processing capabilities in the South African market. We are excited to combine SYSTRAN’s array of machine translation solutions with our deep industry domain knowledge to deliver best-in-class experience to our clients,” said Anche Buys, COO of Pangea Communications.

SYSTRAN’s state-of-the-art neural machine translation technology, coupled with a worldwide community of experts who bring their know-how and data to build the best translation models by language and business domain across 140+ language pairs, will help Pangea’s clients to digitally transform the way they interact with their customers in any language.

“This partnership would enable us to leverage SYSTRAN’s Neural Machine Translation solutions to build capabilities that can have a disruptive impact on our client’s business,” said Leon Labuschagne, Managing Director, Pangea. “We look forward to working with SYSTRAN in helping our clients to digitise their front office operations.”

“SYSTRAN’s mission is to make the use of machine translation mainstream in all corporate communication flows for a smooth multilingual customer relationship. We are very excited to bring our technology to Pangea Communications and contribute to accelerate the digital and global transformation of businesses in South Africa,” said Gaëlle Bou, Sales and Marketing Director at SYSTRAN.



With more than 50 years of experience in translation technologies, SYSTRAN has pioneered the greatest innovations in the field, including the first web-based translation portals and the first neural translation engines combining artificial intelligence and neural networks for businesses and public organizations.

SYSTRAN provides business users with advanced and secure translation solutions in various areas such as: global collaboration, multilingual content production, customer support, electronic investigation, Big Data analysis, e-commerce, etc.

In 2019, SYSTRAN launches a unique cloud-based platform bringing together the best of neural translation technology and a global network of experts to train domain-specific translation models. With this Marketplace, SYSTRAN has the ambition to offer the best translation quality through thousands of translation models tailored to domains such as legal, medical, IT, retail and much more.

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