SOURCE: Kirusa


July 20, 2011 07:46 ET

Kirusa Platforms Process More Than 250 Million Calls per Month

The World's Most Successful Voice SMS Application

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ--(Marketwire - Jul 20, 2011) - Kirusa, the world's leading developer of Mobile Social Media and Value Added Services, today announced that its platforms, deployed at mobile carriers, processed more than 250 million calls in May 2011. The increase in traffic reflects the accelerating and viral adoption of Kirusa mobile services amongst mobile users, and demonstrates amazing robustness and scalability of Kirusa platforms. Kirusa also reported that the number of unique mobile users of Kirusa mobile services grew to 37 million in May 2011.

The popularity of Kirusa's mobile services, including the industry leading Voice SMS, mobile social media, and mobile infotainment, have fueled the company's global expansion to four continents with over 30 carriers in 20 countries.

Commenting on the occasion Mrinal Roy, COO, Airtel Ghana, a Kirusa customer who is experiencing the rapid growth, said, "We congratulate Kirusa for achieving this major milestone. The ability of the Kirusa platform to handle the rapid rise in Voice SMS traffic, as well as support multiple mobile services is evidence of Kirusa's capabilities in meeting the needs of subscribers, and the need of carriers to increase ARPUs from VAS services."

Surinder Anand, Vice President, Product Management of Kirusa, said, "Such high traffic demonstrates the scalable network architecture of Kirusa's open multimodal platform. This also establishes that Kirusa's is an exceptionally robust platform that enables mobile carriers to offer reliable and consistent mobile VAS experience to their customers and to create new revenue streams from these services."

Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick, CEO of Kirusa, said, "As we expand into the emerging markets, the proven scalability and openness of our platforms addresses the unique requirements of mobile carriers." He further added, "Our managed services offering allows carriers to focus on enhancing their revenues by selling new and innovative services to their subscribers that are adding value to their lifestyle."

About Kirusa

Kirusa is one of the leading global developers of Mobile Social Media and Value Added Services; enabling mobile subscribers to 'reach out' to their family and friends. Kirusa's solutions include the hugely successful Kirusa Voice SMS service, the world's most advanced "Voice SMS" solution that has been selected by more than thirty carriers around the world. Kirusa Voice SMS enables mobile subscribers to send messages by speaking. Kirusa has pioneered a suite of social media applications that facilitate mobile subscribers to interact through voice, including the Call-n-Tweet application which helps users update their twitter status using voice. Kirusa provides an open platform with APIs to enable third parties to offer mobile applications services to mobile subscribers. Used by mobile subscribers millions of times daily, Kirusa solutions are built on its patented and patent pending technology and its highly reliable and scalable open multimodal platform. Kirusa has been recognized as one of the top 100 technology companies by Silicon India, and one of the 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 three continents. 'Kirusa Voice SMS,' is a trademark of Kirusa, Inc. For more information, please visit

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