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Google Fi Will Finally Get RCS In The "Coming Weeks", After Verizon

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Google published a blog post today, regarding its wireless service, Fi. It announced a few changes that were coming to Google Fi in 2019, most of them good. This includes RCS. A bit surprising that Google didn't already launch RCS on Fi, seeing as that is the new messaging protocol that Google has bene pushing over the past few years or so. And Verizon even launched it - albeit on a couple of devices only - before Google did. Google says that RCS is going to be available in the "coming weeks", though there is no set launch for RCS just yet.
With RCS, or Rich Communications Service, is a new version of SMS. It will allow users to do much more, this includes being able to send video and audio clips, as well as send high-resolution images and start group chats. Now you can already send images through texts, though that is more of a MMS thing, but the images are heavily compressed and don't look as great. RCS will change that, allowing you to send high-resolution images, that do look great. RCS is basically...

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