Just a little over a month after Google introduced that it had teamed up with Sprint to bring RCS (Wealthy Communications Products and services) to its consumers by means of the Google Messenger app, Google has now introduced the similar for Rogers in Canada. Beginning nowadays, some Rogers consumers will already get get entry to to the enhanced messaging revel in that RCS brings.
With RCS, consumers on Rogers will achieve SMS workforce chat, high-res photograph sharing, and skim receipts, so you already know that your message has long past thru and been learn. The function set right here could be very similar to the Advanced Messaging platforms that T-Cellular and AT&T have all driven out in recent times, handiest that is Google construction out what they hope is a regular that may be followed in all places.
You might want to even assume of that is Google’s iMessage competitor the place they see Apple has created this well-liked messaging platform at the back of their very own Apple firewall. Quite than attempt to battle that battle with a brand new product, Google is as an alternative simply taking a look to enhance upon an older generation that everybody already has (SMS). I assume we’ll in finding out over the subsequent couple of years if that battle begins profitable.
For Rogers customers with Android telephones, you’ll be in a position to get get right of entry to to RCS by way of merely putting in the Google Messenger app thru Google Play. Subsequent yr, Rogers will get started preloading the app on new Android units as the default messaging app.