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Lionbridge Recognized as a Leading Innovator in the Digital Content Industry; Named to 2006 EContent 100

Lionbridge Recognized as a Leading Innovator in the Digital Content Industry; Named to 2006 EContent 100

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., , today announced it was named to EContent Magazine's 2006 list of the top 100 companies in the Digital Content Industry for its continued innovations in the field of global content delivery. A key factor in the Lionbridge recognition is the Company's Freeway(TM) web-based language delivery platform which was launched in April 2006. As the world's leading provider of translation services, Lionbridge enables its customers to securely connect Freeway with leading content management systems (CMS) through a simple web services interface. This allows content owners to have content automatically pushed to Lionbridge for translation, and once completed, reinserted into the CMS system for global publishing. As a result, companies are able to speed up their update cycles using a touch-free translation management process, and can focus on the core task of managing and publishing content rather than on exporting and importing files.

"Earning this recognition from one of the most respected magazines of the digital content industry validates our view of how digital content should be readied for global distribution," said Kevin Bolen, chief marketing officer, Lionbridge. "Since the Freeway launch earlier this year our clients have embraced the platform and are using it to connect their CMS systems for automatic project transfer, to upload jobs directly to the portal, to track projects status and financials, and to collaborate with project teams, all for free. By streamlining the tactical language management processes, Freeway is enabling clients to easily outsource translation services as a business process and freeing content owners to focus on more strategic global deployment opportunities. As a result, organizations can increase productivity while reducing overall costs of content management."

Lionbridge is recognized within the Content Management category in the 2006 EContent 100 list. Companies were profiled based on market share, technology leadership, and innovation, leadership in the digital content industry. These company evaluations fell into several categories: content commerce, content security, blogging, classification & taxonomy, collaboration, content creation, production & digital publishing, content delivery, content management, fee-based info services, intranets & portals, mobile content, search engines & technologies and podcasting.

EContent is the most respected source for information of the digital content industry. Delivering essential research, reporting, news and analysis of content related issues to commercial and enterprise environments, EContent is the most respected source and reliable publication in the digital content industry.

To learn more about the 2006 EContent 100 list, visit http://www.econtentmag.com/Archives/ArchiveIssue.aspx?IssueId=380

About Lionbridge

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of globalization and testing services. Lionbridge combines global resources with proven program management methodologies to serve as an outsource partner throughout a client's product and content lifecycle -- from development to globalization, testing and maintenance. Global organizations in all industries rely on Lionbridge services to increase international market share, speed adoption of global products and content, and enhance their return on enterprise applications and IT system investments. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lionbridge now maintains more than 50 solution centers in 25 countries and provides services under the Lionbridge and VeriTest brands. To learn more, visit http://www.lionbridge.com/.

Contact: Sara Buda Jason King Lionbridge Lois Paul & Partners (781) 434-6190 (781) 782-5793 sara.buda@lionbridge.comjason_king@lpp.com

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

CONTACT: Sara Buda of Lionbridge, +1-781-434-6190,
sara.buda@lionbridge.com; or Jason King of Lois Paul & Partners, for
Lionbridge, +1-781-782-5793, jason_king@lpp.com

Web site: http://www.lionbridge.com/

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