Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the difference between translation and interpretation?
A. The terms translation and interpretation are often used interchangeably, but they don't mean the same thing. Translation refers to the written translation while interpretation refers to spoken translation.
Q. Where is ANT located?
A. ANT is located in Singapore, the bustling cosmopolitan global metropolis of Southeast Asia and an important hub for regional and international connections, commerce and communications. Today Singapore generates a very powerful impact on global financial affairs, boosting the need for modern communication.
Q: What makes you so special compared to other translation services?
A: The premier thing that makes us so special is the winning combination of our vast expertise, our market reputation and our affordable prices. When you work with us you can rest assured that you get something truly special. Part of our uniqueness stems from being a market leader, which brings a value-added component to our services.
Q. All your translators are based in Singapore?
A. No. ANT hires and manages a very competent and skilled global network of professional linguists. Over the past years we have retained the best and most experienced professionals in the business, encouraging teamwork and total devotion.
Q. Are your translators located in the target countries?
A. Yes. Furthermore, they are all speaking the languages of their countries, so that the translations are performed by native speakers. They are all highly skilled professionals, with advanced degrees in a wide range of disciplines.
Q: What experience do you have in your field?
A: At ANT our strength lies in our people. Our heritage of employee growth has continually helped us attract the best and brightest minds in the field. Guided by the company's mission and values, our translators break new ground to offer the most professional, confidential and accurate services. Our goal is to be the very best at what we do, combining commitment and service guarantee.
Q. Do you use any translation software?
A. Definitely not! We will never use automated or software based translations because this is pure fraud. Automated translations are totally useless and unreliable.
Q. How do you guarantee confidentiality?
A. All our translators are bound by strict confidentiality agreements. In addition, we take several measures and precautions that over the past years have proved to be highly effective.
Q. What are typical applications and industries you work with?
A. ANT specializes in several industries, including medical and healthcare, finance, banking and insurance, technology, legal, marketing and advertising, and many more. We offer translations, linguistic validations, transcriptions, interpretations and certified translations.
Q. What languages do you translate?
A. ANT translates from and to more than 30 languages. Please visit our languages page for further information.
Q. What are your translation fees?
A. Since not all projects were born equal, we will provide a specific quote for each project. In general our prices are affordable and highly competitive. Working with highly professional translators, projects are performed in relatively short times, enabling us to offer great prices.
Q. How long will a typical translation take?
A. The time required to complete a translation varies and depends on many factors, such as the topic of the documents, length and difficulty of the text, specific formatting, additional special requirements and so on.
Q: Is my personal and business information kept private?
A: Absolutely! We will NEVER share your information with another company.
Q. How do we get started?
A: We'd be happy to answer your questions. Please email us and one of our senior representatives will be happy to answer all your questions.