Celebrates its 15th Birthday and Crosses the Threshold of 150 Million Users Worldwide

Jul 25, 2012, 06:00 ET from Babylon

NEW YORK, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --, the world's leading provider of language solutions, such as the most popular dictionary and translation software, has just turned 15. Babylon is celebrating its birthday marking the 15th birthday of awesomeness and crosses the threshold of 150 million users worldwide who use its dictionary and translation software.

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Babylon, a veteran in the translation industry, was established 15 years ago when it first launched its dictionary software.

To celebrate the milestone, Babylon's 160 employees enjoyed a pool party at the home of the CEO, Alon Carmeli, with a huge birthday cake and 150 helium balloons bearing the Company's logo.  The guest of honor at the party was Amnon Ovadia, the founder and first CEO of Babylon, who continues to accompany Babylon as a shareholder.

"From the outset, we recognized an important niche in the market" says Alon Carmeli, Babylon's CEO. "We are really pleased to celebrate 15 years in the business.  When back in 1997, Babylon launched its dictionary software, we couldn't have imagined that over 150 million people, in over 231 markets worldwide, would be using its software" continues Carmeli. "Over the last 15 years we have achieved very much. Babylon continues to be a worldwide leading language solution provider."

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About is a publicly traded company founded in 1997. The Company is a leading provider of language solutions such as online dictionary translation software, translation services, language learning solutions, English writing enhancement and more. The user base exceeds 150 million desktop installations in more than 231 markets, supporting 75 languages.

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SOURCE Babylon