Operators who deliver advanced messaging and voice services, like RCS and VoLTE, will no doubt enhance their subscribers’ mobile experiences. However, in order to secure the greatest gain from these technologies, operators also will need to update their current network and infrastructure to meet LTE, IMS, and soon 5G standards.
After years of anticipation, many Americans watched as the “Great American Solar Eclipse” made its way across the continental U.S. yesterday for the first time in 99 years. Researchers predicted it to be one of the most watched solar eclipses in history and experts warned of the potential affect it would have on cellular traffic and signal availability and network congestion within the areas along the “path of totality” and across the country.
We're pleased to announce that Interop Technologies has been accredited by the GSMA as a Hosted RCS Solution Provider. This designation means that our RCS solution fully complies with RCS specification v1.2.2, which we demonstrated by passing a series of rigorous tests.
As use of over-the-top (OTT) communications services continues to grow, demand for wireless data has soared. Today’s mobile network operators, while making infrastructure investments to meet this demand, also face declining messaging volumes and revenue due to the popularity of these third-party OTT alternatives.
This week Apple unveiled its new iOS7 platform, and much of the fanfare has focused on the look and feel of the new interface. However, one of the more interesting components of the new operating system to me is the announcement of FaceTime Audio, which enables users to make voice calls over IP without using their plan’s minutes.