PRESS RELEASE

Kirusa offers modern communication solutions for individuals and businesses in Ghana and Nigeria

26th September 2019, Lagos-Nigeria: Kirusa, a global leader in messaging and voice solutions over data networks, with an experience of having handled over 150 billion messaging and voice transactions in the last decade, is making available modern communication solutions relevant for businesses and consumers in Ghana and Nigeria.

Kirusa has been working in collaboration with 50+ telecom network partners and 1,000+ notable organisations and brands. It has more than 100 million monthly active users with over 3 billion monthly transactions from the emerging markets of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Kirusa is at the forefront of leveraging data networks to transform messaging and voice. Kirusa has products and services that cater to businesses, developers, telecom operators and anyone who uses a phone.

Since its inception in 2001, Kirusa continues to introduce innovations and technologies that define the next generation telecom experience. Kirusa offers the following products and services:

  • Kirusa Konnect: An omnichannel Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) for enterprises that helps bolster brand-customer engagement with chatbots, IP messaging, SMS and voice

  • InstaVoice: A unique cloud-based, call completion solution that enables users to get voicemails, missed call alerts, and notification of reachability. It helps mobile carriers monetize missed calls in their networks

  • Kirusa Channels: An exclusive celebrity-fan engagement platform that allows fans to connect with their favorite celebrities

“With 1.6 billion users of WhatsApp, 1 billion iMessage users and over 300 million RCS users, data messaging is taking over how we communicate, and Kirusa is helping shape the new content and enhance communication using these newer channels. Nigerian and Ghanaian markets are very important to us. With a combined population of over 200 million people, we are poised to help businesses and consumers in these markets get more value and result from every communication they make,” expresses Inderpal Singh Mumick, Kirusa’s Founder, Chairman and CEO.

Kirusa is headquartered in New Jersey and has a local presence across the African continent, including in Ghana and Nigeria. Recognised as a market leader, Kirusa has several accolades to its credit. In 2014, InstaVoice was a finalist for the Best Mobile App category of the AfricaCom Awards, and in 2017, Kirusa Konnect won the Outstanding Enterprise Solution for West AfricaCom Awards. The Smart Techie magazine rated Kirusa as one of the top 25 emerging technology companies in 2015. siTech20 (Silicon India) 2014 named Kirusa as one of the 20 Most Promising Technology Companies founded by Indians in the US and in 2015, InstaVoice won the Best Mobile App in the NJTC Mobile Apps Forum. The Asian American Business Development Center in 2017, listed Kirusa’s CEO as one of the top 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Businesses.

About Kirusa

Kirusa is reimagining messaging and voice in the data era. Embracing the paradigm shift in enterprise messaging, we are helping enterprises plan and implement IP messaging strategies that create exciting possibilities for customer engagement. Kirusa’s technology and connectivity to OTT messaging platforms and RCS providers and carriers, including Google, enables enterprises to build and deploy chatbots. Enterprises can use these chatbots to have conversations with their audience with rich media, natural language processing, and machine learning, over OTT messaging apps, and the built-in Android messages app using RCS.

Our solutions include  Kirusa Konnect™ , an omnichannel Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) for enterprises that helps bolster brand-customer engagement with chatbots, IP messaging, SMS and voice;  InstaVoice® , a unique call completion solution that provides visual voicemail, missed calls, availability and ring, and helps mobile carriers monetize missed calls in their networks;  InstaVoice ReachMe , a smartphone app using voice over data to provide inexpensive voice roaming and virtual numbers; and  Kirusa Channels , a platform that allows fans to connect with their favorite celebrities. Thousands of enterprises and over a hundred million users benefit from our solutions. We have partnerships with over fifty mobile carriers. Kirusa’s solutions are built on its patented technology and highly reliable, scalable multimodal and cloud platforms, which manage over 3 billion transactions and over 100 million active users every month. Headquartered in New Jersey and led by an experienced team of mobile technologists, Kirusa has offices in three continents. For more information, visit  www.kirusa.com.

For more enquiries, please contact:
Claudia Nwankwo
Email:westkommpr.claudia@outlook.com
or
Jayna Parikh
Email: jparikh@kirusa.com