Jongla released a messenger who claims to be the lightest and fastest, Jongla Lite. Significant upgrades Finnish messenger to the server infrastructure, in order to accommodate the increased number of users.
Jongla Lite is a new version of the application of cross-platform text message Jongla with the size of the application only 2,7MB. This messenger application designed to geographical location with limited telecommunications infrastructure, and devices with limited memory.
With a number of technological innovations in the Android Jongla Lite has only 15% the size of the application of the size of its nearest competitor applications, and only a tenth of the average size of a short message application in general.
As a result, it provides significant advantages Jongla in countries such as Indonesia, countries that are still low and many mobile phone users access to 3G and 4G networks are still limited.
Jongla Lite is the first of a number of breakthroughs in product development planned for 2015. Jongla Lite is designed for the Southeast Asian market, a country with a significant user base and growing especially in Indonesia.
It is said Riku, Jongla see huge potential demand for high-quality short messaging applications. They are confident that the latest version of the application will not only appeal beyond the markets in which they had previous success, but also for the young users anywhere, which generally have a lower spec phones.
To serve the rapidly growing customer base and take advantage of new market opportunities in Asia Pacific, Jongla also has opened an office in Jakarta, Indonesia. This step is a continuation of a strategic partnership with telecom operators XL Axiata last November.
Indonesia itself is one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world, has a strong culture of sharing sticker, and the trend of using instant messaging are high with an average of 4 users have instant messaging application installed on their phone.
“We make no secret of our intention to take a leading position in the Asia Pacific region. We have created a high-quality version and low memory of our instant messaging application that is very suitable for this market and now, with our new office, located in an ideal position to provide the Our customers in this region with the service and local expertise, “said Riku.
He also added, Jongla will invest in more regional strategic partnership, including the development of local flavor sticker. Going forward Jongla has a series of further product development plans, including an application that works on devices wearable devices such as smart watches.
Jongla Lite is currently available for Android and Firefox. Version for iOS and Windows Phone devices will be released in March 2015, but Jongla not say when exactly.