Econet Wireless, the leading telecommunication network in Africa, has launched the popular InstaVoice Missed call, Voice SMS, Voice Mail and Sports Services in Lesotho by partnering with Kirusa, a global leader in providing telecom and social media solutions. The launch also heralds Kirusa’s inroad into the Lesotho Telecom sector.
These services will enable Econet subscribers in Lesotho to manage their missed calls, voicemails, and voice messages; and create an exclusive platform to receive daily soccer alerts and updates from their favorite clubs. Over 40 mobile operators across the globe have partnered with Kirusa to provide an integrated InstaVoice experience to 100 million monthly active users.
Speaking at the launch, Maurice Newa, Chief Commercial Officer of Econet Telecom Lesotho, said, “Kirusa has a proven track record in the African Telecom sector. We are delighted to introduce its InstaVoice Services through which we can offer our subscribers a differentiated and engaging experience”.
He further added, “Kirusa’s InstaVoice Sports service is very relevant for our country as football is the top sport and most widely played game. Many of Lesotho’s top footballers have moved on to play professionally in South Africa like Bushy Moletsane and KopanoTseka.”
Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick, Founder, and CEO of Kirusa said, “We are thrilled to announce Kirusa’s inroads into the Lesotho Telecom sector. In Econet, we have a partner who shares our vision of a better-connected world, and we couldn’t behappier to enter Lesotho through this association. We hope that Econet users in the country will enjoy the inn ovative InstaVoice Services.” With this launch, Econet subscribers in Lesotho can avail of a differentiated call completion service and an uninterrupted medium of infotainment.
With the deployment of InstaVoice service in Lesotho, an Econet subscriber can manage his/her missed calls, voicemails and voice messages using the InstaVoice app.
The app, with its intuitive and unique chat-like interface allows the user to respond to missed calls and voicemails, through text as well as rich media. With features like unlimited voicemails, content delivery over email, option to link multiple numbers, and message withdrawal, InstaVoice is transforming the missed call and voicemail experience, the way we know it. Econet Wireless users, who do not have the app, are alerted over SMS with a link to voice content.
Subscribers can opt for InstaVoice Sports Service to receive daily soccer alerts and updates from their favorite clubs. These updates include team news, pre and post-match analysis, and quotes from team players and managers.
Kirusa’s partnership with ‘goal.com’ gives subscribers access to top content updates from Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, etc., along with exclusive alerts on players, matches, goals, penalties, and a range of other options. InstaVoice Sports Service is immensely popular in Africa and provides updates on 40 plus soccer clubs, with 400 million fan sign-ups.