How to classify translation services?
Thread poster: Moreechika

Local time: 23:04
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English to Bengali
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May 16, 2013


Does Translation/Translation Services (outsourced from and delivered overseas via Internet) legally/technically fall under the rubric 'ITES' (Information Technology Enabled Services) or can it be construed as such, or under any of the following :--

Digital Content Development and Management
Website Services
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
Data entry
Data processing
E-commerce and online shopping
Document conversion, imaging and archiving

# Can you cite any authoritative source?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


neilmac  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:04
Spanish to English
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A personal view May 16, 2013

Although not an official "authoritative source", I would say that Translation Services , particularly if outsourced from and delivered overseas via Internet, could generally be construed as under the rubric 'ITES' since they are precisely that - enabled by the information technology offshoot that is the Internet, not to mention other IT tools such as as PCs, software, CAT, etc.

However, as usual, it depends on who is doing the defining...


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