RCS: What's next for mobile messaging

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  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    RCS could accelerate convergence of notifications and conversations
    RCS: What’s Going On?
    January 29, 2020
    https://go.forrester.com/blogs/rcs-whats-going-on/
     
  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Most of Google's proposals are designed to make Google's ecosystem work better. And every little company with an ego envisions itself as the next Google so they ape technology without any logic. Like the use of containers, ip/ss, this. SMS works with zero mobile data. RCS does not. The reliance of any sort of connectivity that is dependent on higher levers of the network stack or provider is fundamentally wrong. And once again, we have the new-age mentality of replacing things that work for the sake of it - there's nothing wrong with SMS. There's no need to replace it, because it does what it's meant to do. Anything else is just absolute nonsense.
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    Google Messages preparing end-to-end encryption for RCS messages
    https://9to5google.com/2020/05/23/google-messages-end-to-end-encryption-rcs/
     
  4. mood

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    Google and T-Mobile join up to make RCS support work better across carriers
    May 26, 2020
    https://www.xda-developers.com/google-t-mobile-rcs-support-cross-carrier-messages/
    T-Mobile: Android Fans Just got a Texting Upgrade. T-Mobile and Google Join Forces to Expand Rich Messaging (RCS)
     
  5. mood

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    Is Google finally managing its messaging mess?
    Signs point to maybe
    May 27, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/27/21271186/google-rcs-t-mobile-encryption-ccmi-universal-profile
     
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    Google completes global RCS rollout as Messages starts testing default end-to-end encryption
    ...any Android user can get RCS via Google’s app
    November 19, 2020

    https://9to5google.com/2020/11/19/g...starts-testing-default-end-to-end-encryption/
    The Verge: Google is rolling out end-to-end encryption for RCS in Android Messages beta
     
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