STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced that nearly two thirds of its growing digital population is based outside of the United States, reflecting its global leadership as the most trusted source for forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Responding to user demand, AccuWeather has expanded its established international presence, added languages and dialects across platforms, and launched break-through innovations worldwide.
AccuWeather has recently expanded its international presence with multiple new offices and additional resources including India, South Korea, Japan, and China, in addition to expansion in the U.S. and Canada. Chief International Strategy Officer Vincent McDonald oversees AccuWeather's rapid global expansion, building and further strengthening enterprise-wide partnerships in addition to guiding the company's international resources and presence to serve its growing worldwide audience.
AccuWeather has also signed a historic Joint Venture with the Chinese government's commercial weather arm to expand the availability of weather information and forecasting operations throughout China. With the new JV, named Huafeng AccuWeather Meteorological Technology (Beijing) Company, Ltd., the company will advance, enhance, share, and distribute weather forecasts with AccuWeather's Superior Accuracy for China. The Joint Venture is the only company sanctioned under the Meteorological Law of China to distribute a full and detailed set of official weather information and forecasts of the China Meteorological Administration and the unique forecasting techniques and Chinese patents of AccuWeather. This makes AccuWeather the exclusive weather provider in China, providing more locations and unique forecasts never before available for China including MinuteCast® and longer-range forecast technology. Forecasts are focused on distribution for any mobile platform including smart phones, connected cars, wearables, and other emerging platforms. This will provide manufacturers of such devices the only appropriate selection for a weather partner in China and dovetail with AccuWeather solutions for the rest of the world.
To further localize and personalize weather communications, AccuWeather has added unique global forecasting capabilities and increased its number of forecasting languages this past year. AccuWeather provides weather forecasts in over 100 languages and dialects, gathering the best and most comprehensive weather data to deliver global forecasts with Superior Accuracy. Forecasts are pinpointed for every location on Earth and extend further ahead than any other source. With the most complete global real-time and historical data, most robust database of forecast models, most advanced forecast engine globally, and comprehensive validation results, AccuWeather is the most accurate weather company worldwide. With over 50 years of experience, clients, partners, and users all over the world rely on the consistent, excellent service and the Superior Accuracy that AccuWeather exclusively provides.
AccuWeather will appear at 2016 Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 from February 22-25, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. A listing of AccuWeather partners present at MWC 2016 is available by request.
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