Why Sanako?

With our Global headquarters in Finland we have extensive experience of all kinds of education market needs.

We have a global presence with representation in over 90 countries

Close relationships with customers and consultations have led to the development of intuitive, easy-to-use products delivering a motivational and inspirational learning environment.

Any educational institution, Government department, MoD or Corporate customer is sure to be able to find a solution for their specific needs from our product range. Whether this be inside or outside the classroom, fixed or on the move, hardware, software or cloud computing solutions.

Our products range enables the use of pedagogically rich teaching methods to compliment all teaching styles.

To support our product range we also provide content in various markets.

A global network of over 200 partners makes sure that support is always available when needed. Development & production is all done in our Finland Headquaters. Support, marketing and sales of multimedia learning systems is delivered by the individual country office.

Our Mission

To provide the most inspirational, effective & enjoyable digital experience for improving language and communication skills.

Our Vision

For over 60 years Sanako has continued to be a leading education service provider by building on its foundations of innovation and quality. We will provide the best digital learning solutions to meet the changing needs of today’s intercultural society.

Our Values

Innovation – New technologies lead to new teaching methods & we continue to innovate pushing back the boundaries of what can be achieved, our open mind-set keeps us in our position as market leader.

Customer value driven – Our systems enable fluency and achievement in language learning, we look forward to meeting the changing needs of today’s intercultural society

Quality and reliability – We aim exceed our customer expectations and keep our promises Sanako is the only supplier with the prestigious quality assurance ISO9001 & ISO14001 accreditation.

Trustworthy and responsible – Open communication: We are transparent, and share our knowledge with customers through friendly and approachable interaction

Mutual respect – We recognize, respect and encourage multi-cultural and individual diversity around the world.


 2016 Sanako Anywhere is launched for online language learning
2015 Sanako launch the Web Recorder – an online dual track voice recorder
2014 Sanako SignLab is launched
2013 Sanako Pronounce is launched
2012 Sanako offers content for teachers
2011 Our cloud based language lab, is launched
2010 Over 30,000 Sanako classroom installations globally
2008 Over 1 million student positions in daily use globally
2006 Study, a modular software language lab, is launched
2003 Divace changes its name and launches a new global brand
– Sanako
2000 Teleste installs world’s first virtual language lab
1991 Teleste develops world’s first computer-controlled Language Lab
1984 Teleste acquires Tandberg’s educational division
1961-1979 Tandberg becomes the global leader in language labs


Sanako has the highest level of industry experience providing services, software, or support for Microsoft technologies.
Sanako has accreditation under the WorldDidac Quality Charter in 2011 – 2014. It indicates that we meet the highest standards of product quality, services, and after sales support and also have the ability to contribute to the sustainability of educational programs worldwide.
Sanako ISO 9001 certificate is a quality guarantee that relates to the company’s activities in the design, product development, production, service, marketing and sales of multimedia learning systems.
Sanako ISO 14001 certificate guarantees environmentally sound practices and processes relating to the company’s activities in the design, product development, production, service, marketing and sales of multimedia learning systems.