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Verizon confirms RCS support is coming in early 2019

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Central

We could see a launch as early as February.
SMS, the current standard we use for texting, is on its way out the door. RCS has been in the works for years now as its official replacement, and lately, a lot of puzzle pieces have been coming together to make this a reality. Most recently, Verizon confirmed that it'll finally support RCS in "early 2019."
This was announced by Verizon's Senior Vice President of Consumer Products at a GSMA event on November 15, and while Verizon does currently offer its own proprietary version of RCS, the change in 2019 will likely see it shift to the Universal...
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Verizon confirms RCS texting support in early 2019

Verizon confirms RCS texting support in early 2019

3 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

This year saw the US finally start to make small steps towards adopting RCS messaging, the next-generation texting standard that's designed to replace SMS with the advanced features we see in dedicated messaging apps, including read receipts, group chats, and better compatibility between different carriers, especially on Android. Now it's looking like 2019 might be the year we start to...
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