Ok, we’ve all heard that RCS isn’t end-to-end encrypted (even though it is encrypted to and from the carriers), but I just read an article at The Register that begs the question “is RCS privacy legally required to be better than OTT apps?”Continue reading RCS Privacy Vs OTT apps
The RCS-UP (Rich Communication Services – Universal Profile) specification has been around for a while. Here’s a timeline of some major RCS Universal Profile announcements.Continue reading RCS-UP Timeline
Rich Communication Services Universal Profile (or Chat as Google likes to call it) is all about interoperability. The end goal would be for ALL carriers world wide, to standardize on RCS as their carrier provided messaging platform (instead of SMS / MMS). There are a lot of moving parts that will have to come together for this to happen, but some of those parts are starting to come together.Continue reading RCS Carrier Interoperability
Maybe Google and Samsung are working together to make RCS inter-operate, but they shouldn’t HAVE to! And even if they ARE working together, that shouldn’t be the news here! We should be focusing on the fact that Rich Communications Services (RCS) Universal Profile (or Chat as Google wants to call it) is INTENDED to inter-operate between clients AND carriers!