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Huawei to include Google's RCS messaging in Android phones

Thursday 18 January 2018 | 09:20 CET | News
Huawei has announced an agreement with Google to add the latter's Rich Communication Services (RCS), the successor to the SMS/MMS standard, to its Android smartphone portfolio. In a statement, Huawei said Android Messages will be included as the default SMS/RCS app on its devices "in the coming months." In addition, to help operators accelerate deployment of RCS messaging across their networks, Huawei is collaborating with Google to offer the Jibe RCS cloud and hub to current and prospective carrier partners, as part of an integrated solution with Huawei's IMS.

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Companies: Google / Huawei
Countries: World
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