Connects Vodacom Subscribers with Exclusive Sports Voice Bytes

New Providence, NJ and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Friday, 06 February, 2015: Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, today announced the launch of its popular service, InstaVoice Sports, on Vodacom network in Congo. This service allows Vodacom subscribers to connect with and get updates about their favorite soccer clubs and teams. The service is available across Congo on both smartphones and feature phones.

InstaVoice Sports enables Vodacom subscribers to receive daily soccer updates such as team news, pre and post-match analysis and quotes of team managers as well as players. The service, offered in partnership with, the leading soccer portal worldwide, includes frequent updates about various European clubs, such as Barcelona, Manchester United, and Chelsea, and about various African national teams. The daily news bulletin, which is 60-90 seconds long, is available in English and French languages.

Expressing his views on the launch, Olivier Ngyala, Senior Manager VAS & Business development said, “InstaVoice Sports is a first-of-its-kind service being launched in DR Congo. With the country soaked in football fever around the year, we are looking at the mobile medium aggressively to increase our reach to soccer fans.”

InstaVoice Sports is available in multiple countries across Africa and Latin America. The service has already proven its mark in the African continent, surpassing 3 million fans within one year.

Barinderpal Singh Mumick, VP, Operations at Kirusa, added, “We intend to bring quality sports news to our mobile subscribers, irrespective of whether they use a smartphone or a feature phone. With InstaVoice Sports, users can access an exhaustive range of sports news. We are delighted to partner with Vodacom to deliver this compelling service to their subscribers in Democratic Republic of Congo.”

About Vodacom Congo

Vodacom is a mobile communications company providing voice, messaging, data and converged solutions to around 50 million active customers in Africa. We’re majority owned by Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile communications companies by revenue, and are listed on the JSE. Vodacom’s head office is in Johannesburg, South Africa and its operations include networks in Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, South Africa, and Lesotho.

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About Kirusa

Kirusa is the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps that enable mobile subscribers to “Have a Voice!” and share their stories with their family and friends across the globe. Kirusa’s solutions include InstaVoice®, InstaVoice Celeb™ and InstaVoice Sports™ apps, which are offered in partnership with more than thirty-five mobile carriers in Africa, India, LatAm, and Middle East, as well as via the app stores, and are used monthly by over 80 million mobile users in four continents. Kirusa solutions are built on its patented technology, and its highly reliable and scalable multimodal and cloud platforms, which process over one billion events a month. Kirusa has been recognized as one of top 20 most promising technology companies by Silicon India, and one of top 25 emerging technology companies by Smart Techie magazine. Headquartered in New Jersey and led by an experienced team of wireless telecom executives and technologists, Kirusa has offices in four continents. InstaVoice is a registered trademarks of Kirusa, Inc. InstaVoice Celeb and InstaVoice Sports are trademarks of Kirusa, Inc.

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For Vodafone Congo

Olivier Ngyala
Senior Manager VAS & Business development
Tel: +243814444531
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For Kirusa

Alchemy Corporate Communications
Anju Makin
India Tel: +91-9810170135
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