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Sprint first to offer Google-backed RCS app

Monday 7 November 2016 | 10:01 CET | News
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Sprint became first to partner with Google to deploy the GSMA's Universal Profile for Advanced Messaging. The profile, which is backed by 58 global operators, OEMs and OS providers, upgrades existing operator messaging services, providing users with a common, consistent and globally interoperable service that includes features such as group chat, hi-res photo sharing and read receipts. Sprint's service is available from today via the Messenger app for Android devices developed by Google to subscribers using Android. In 2017, all new Android devices from Sprint will come pre-loaded with

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Companies: Google / Sprint
Countries: United States / World
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