Text messaging captivated the world in the 1990s and quickly became one of the most prevalent forms of communication globally. Despite the widespread growth of SMS, not much of the technology has changed since it was first released almost three decades ago.
There’s no doubt that text messaging has changed the way the world communicates. But let’s be honest, there are a lot of things that SMS (short message service) just can’t do compared to messaging services like iMessage, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger.
Written by Kelly Hill, Editor, Big Data, Analytics, Test & Measurement at RCR Wireless News.
Sprint, T-Mobile US, Verizon and AT&T are going all-in on RCS, with a new joint venture to enable cross-carrier RCS messaging.
The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) held its 2019 Annual Convention last week at the Omni Providence Hotel. We were thrilled to once again support the CCA as a Pinnacle sponsor this year and excited to have the chance to meet with many of our U.S. customers, partners and colleagues to discuss smart investments for the wireless customer's future.
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.