Interop exec highlights RCS opportunity, hurdles

Posted by Mobile World Live on 9/18/19 5:00 PM

Written by Diana Goovaerts, US Editor at Mobile World Live.

LIVE FROM CCA ANNUAL CONVENTION, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: Interop Technologies executive Josh Wigginton tipped adoption of rich communication services (RCS) to accelerate as operators focus on opportunities around application-to-person messaging, but cautioned hurdles still remain.

Mobile World Live 5x3 LogoWigginton, Interop’s VP of product management, said operators previously “dragged their feet” on RCS because they didn’t have a business case to monetise the technology.

Now that industry has identified application-to-person messaging as a key revenue opportunity and many operators have committed to launch, he said the “next hump is getting all those carriers interconnected”.

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Topics: RCS, Rich Communication Services, Mobile Operators, MNOs, RCS A2P, RCS Business Messaging, Operator Revenue