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Google Fi rolling out RCS messaging and faster 4G LTE international data speeds

8 days ago   |   By PhoneDog

Google is making some big improvements to its Google Fi wireless service.
First up, Google Fi is rolling out RCS messaging to its devices. This includes the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Pixel and Pixel XL, Moto G6, LG V35 ThinQ, LG G7 ThinQ, and Android One Moto X4. Google says that RCS will also work on Fi-compatible Android phones. RCS messaging should be available on these phones starting today.
On phones that are designed for Google Fi, like the ones mentioned above, RCS messaging will be automatically enabled. Users with "compatible Android phones" will need to...
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Google Fi adds support for next-gen RCS text messaging

Google Fi adds support for next-gen RCS text messaging

8 days ago   |   By Engadget

Google is putting its money where its mouth is when coming to support for next-gen texting. It's starting off 2019 by introducing RCS chat to Google Fi. So long as you have a supporting Fi-friendly Android phone , you can sha...
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Google Fi gains high-speed international data, RCS messaging support

8 days ago   |   By ZDnet

Instead of slow 3G speeds when traveling abroad, Fi users will soon have 4G LTE in select countries.
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Google Fi launches advanced messaging feature for compatible smartphones

Google Fi launches advanced messaging feature for compatible smartphones

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

RCS messaging is slowly making its way to more carriers in the United States, replacing the traditional text messaging solution. With RCS in Messages, you will be able to share more when you send a message since the new solution allows for sharing images, videos, sound clips, and other types of media, including emoji and stickers.
You can think of it as an alternative to third-party messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Viber, or the Android version of iPhone's iMessage. RCS messaging enables users to send messages as large as ...
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