Over-the-Phone Interpretation Services

Deliver the best-possible customer experience by connecting customers with best-in-class over the phone interpreters in 350+ languages.

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Fast, accurate over-the-phone interpretation services


24/7/365 OPI Access. Interpretation services in 350+ languages. Millions of Minutes Per Month.

Our expert over the phone interpreters bridge language gaps, enabling effective multilingual interpreting services and driving better customer experiences.

With Lionbridge, you can count on the largest language list in the industry. Our over the phone interpreters speak 350+ languages.

We support industry-leading connection times (8-10 seconds for Spanish; 12-15 seconds for other top languages), have a robust telephony platform with consistent uptime (99.5% or greater), and offer real-time reporting that allows customers to view data on volume, language mix, and KPIs.

With Lionbridge as your over the phone interpretation partner, you will have a single dedicated Customer Success Manager who tailors your call flow and account setup to your individual needs. Our onboarding process is efficient, and easy, and we offer industry-leading confidentiality, compliance, and risk management programs.

“Please pass my kudos to the best Spanish interpreter that I have had the pleasure of working with — ever.”

Federal government agency

Interpretation Services Across Industries


Interpretation services are essential to forging meaningful connections with customers. Lionbridge works with government agencies and call center/help desks across many industries including: healthcare, financial services, insurance, utilities, and more.



Lionbridge is a trusted partner of government agencies and cities across the United States. We have provided over the phone interpreters for the government for over 30 years and have a program management model designed specifically for government customers.

We understand the regulatory and statutory environment, and our reporting helps government customers remain compliant. We serve government customers for administrative and legal hearings, health and social services, law enforcement, utilities, transportation, and much more. We hold numerous statewide contracts as well as a GSA contract, which was recently renewed through 2039.



Over-The-Phone-Interpretation from Lionbridge provides over-the-phone interpreters in 350+ languages, available 24/7/365. No one speaks as many languages as we do, or understands as many industries. No one.



Your industry has its own vocabulary and your company has its own brand—and at Lionbridge, we capture the meaning and essence of both with our interpretation services.



Lionbridge over the phone interpreters are fast and skilled. They make it easy for you to communicate with your students’ parents—whether they speak Spanish or another language—at home.

Interpretation Services That Work

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A hurricane impacted a client’s call center in regions of Florida and Puerto Rico.


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“On behalf of San Juan and Miami managers, we want to thank you for being a great partner. You guys really came through for us.”

Contact Center Manager

Our Customers


“I wanted to tell you how pleased I am with the professional manner in which you provide service.”

California county language services manager

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