Google to create Android RCS with mobile carriers

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As the tech giant attempts to modernize SMS messaging, it is working to release rich communication services. Google and several mobile carriers are now working together to attempt to create Android RCS (rich communication services) as well as to be able to release it and encourage its adoption among device users. To start, the company will be working with the GSMA as well as a number of regional and global carriers. Working with Google to be able to create Android RCS, will be the GSMA wireless standards group, in addition…

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Should mobile carriers seek for new business models to support data intensive applications?

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Data Intensive Applications Just as users become more familiar and acquainted with tablets and smartphones, device based applications are becoming more common. These devices are already very data intensive in the sense that they are always connected to the internet through the mobile carriers 3G or 4G service or a wireless broadband connection available through cable providers. They are constantly updating themselves, by updating the users email status, their social media updates, the weather, the news and so many things. All these things that these devices keep updating are applications…

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