T-Mobile US debuts RCS-based messaging

T-Mobile US launched a messaging service based on the Rich Communication Services (RCS) platform which CTO Neville Ray said is a response to the likes of Snapchat which have made hay over the past ten years, while US operators have …

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China Mobile plans RCS messaging app in H2

China Mobile is working with telecoms equipment and handset vendor ZTE to develop a messaging app using the emerging Rich Communication Services (RCS) platform. China’s largest mobile operator, with more than 800 million connections, is expected to launch a real-time …

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Survey suggests strong MNO support for RCS

Research published by BICS, the carrier services arm of Belgian incumbent operator Belgacom suggests that more than two thirds of mobile operators will have launched Rich Communications Services (RCS) by the end of next year.

Deutsche Telekom and Orange connect to RCS hub

Operator groups Deutsche Telekom and Orange have signed up to an RCS hub from cloud communications firm Jibe Mobile, enabling interoperability between RCS and Joyn services hosted by third parties as well as in-network deployments.