Telenor enables Google’s RCS messaging in Europe and Asia
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Telenor is rolling out Google’s Rich Communication Services (RCS) to customers in Europe and Asia, which it hopes will succeed SMS.
As with most technologies over time, SMS is quickly becoming a relic as more people adopt feature-rich IP messaging solutions like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. These solutions, however, are not universal and require the other user to have the same app installed.