Google stops waiting on lazy carriers, starts RCS rollout on Android
Google has stopped waiting for lazy carriers to support RCS (Rich Communication Services) and is now rolling it out for Android smartphones regardless.
The RCS standard promises an iMessage-like experience for all supporting devices, regardless of platform. That means typing notifications, no archaic character limits, group messaging, rich media, location sharing, the works.
Industry body the GSM Association created a universal profile which sets out rules...