Canadian company Iristel, a global telecommunications service provider, has announced its expansion into Kenya. This expansion provides Iristel a presence in Africa, as it looks to expand its wide range of communications solutions to new emerging markets.
Speaking about the expansion, Samer Bishay, CEO of Iristel, said: “Today is an exciting day as we are pleased to bring Kenya businesses carrier-grade communication solutions. We will begin with our best-in-class wholesale services and expand our product offering in the coming months.
“For this initial rollout of our global expansion, we will provide the capability to purchase SIP trunks, which can be aggregated with our onnet footprint, and DIDs.”
Iristel’s voice service offers an expansive, facilities-based local telephone number coverage and inbound voice origination service that enables over-the-top (OTT) and voice service providers the ability to offer innovative voice and messaging (SMS) services to their business or consumer end users. This wholesale service aggregates all calls to Iristel-managed telephone numbers and hands it off to a single or multiple customer IP addresses. Iristel customers use this service to deploy next-gen primary line voice services to consumers, augment their toll-free numbers with more cost-effective local numbers that also provide a local touch or to create new mobile or OTT-based applications for consumers. Iristel’s voice service is unique in that it offers service providers with near-ubiquitous local service reach, network scale and routing flexibility.