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Google expands reach of RCS-based Android Messages app

Friday 24 February 2017 | 16:43 CET | News
Google has announced a major expansion of its Android Messages next-generation texting app to 27 more operators and device manufacturers. Shortly after launching Rich Communications Services (RCS) for Telenor's 214 million subscribers, the company revealed in a blog statement that Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Globe and Vodafone will also preload Android Messages as the standard native messaging app for their subscribers. The company previously announced deals with Sprint in the US and Rogers in Canada. The expansion means the number of subscribers now covered by the new Android Messages app

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