A global leader in messaging and voice solutions over data networks, Kirusa, is planning to extend its services to businesses and individuals in Ghana and Nigeria. This communications solutions provider has over the last 10 years been on over 150 million messaging and voice transactions.
The company has also been working with more than 50 telecommunication network partners. It caters for more than 100 million monthly active users with over 3 billion monthly transactions from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
At the forefront of leveraging data networks to transform messaging and voice, Kirusa’s products and services cover from businesses to developers, telecom operators and anyone who uses a phone.
Kirusa offers the following products and services:
- Kirusa Konnect: A Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) for enterprises that help strengthen brand-customer engagement with chatbots, IP messaging, SMS and voice.
- InstaVoice: A unique cloud-based, call completion solution. It enables users to get voicemails, missed call alerts, and notification of reachability. It also helps mobile carriers monetise missed calls in their networks.
- Kirusa Channels: An exclusive celebrity-fan engagement platform that allows fans to connect with their favourite celebrities.
Inderpal Singh Mumick, is the founder and chairman of Kirusa. He is also the chief executive officer of the company. He remarked that Kirusa has a goal of shaping the newer communications channels in Ghana, Nigeria, and other markets.
“With 1.5 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.”
He added that “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.”
Kirusa was established in 2001 and it continues to introduce innovations and technologies that define the next generation telecom experience.
Thanks to its innovative services, Kirusa has been recognised on many platforms. In 2014, its InstaVoice service was a finalist for the Best Mobile App category of the AfricaCom Awards. In 2017, Kirusa Konnect won the Outstanding Enterprise Solution for West AfricaCom Awards.
Also, in 2015, Kirusa was rated one of the top 25 emerging technology companies by the Smart Techie magazine. siTech20 (Silicon India) has also named Kirusa as one of the 20 Most Promising Technology Companies founded by Indians in the US (in 2014).
InstaVoice later won the Best Mobile App in the NJTC Mobile Apps Forum in 2015.
The company is headquartered in New Jersey in the US but has a local presence across the African continent, including Ghana and Nigeria. One of Ghana’s telecom networks, Tigo, now merged into the AirtelTigo network was a client of Kirusa.
Thousands of enterprises and over a hundred million users benefit from Kirusa’s products and services as it has partnered with over 50 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.