Google is ready to roll out its newest messaging service ‘Google Chat’ to replace SMS on Android, new messaging service ready to replace older messaging service.
SMS is a text messaging service which is designed mainly for exchanging messages up to 160 characters, and it is one of the important modules of any mobile operating system to be settled on.
If we go through latest messaging service offered by blackberry or iOS which provides many advanced services and features such as link preview, drawing, a variety of stickers, games, reactions, animoji and many other which makes this messaging service special.
But Android is far behind from this services in all aspects such as service, design and stability, Android SMS is just a basic thread like layout which provides SMS send, receive and emojis.
Google tried several times to beat messaging competition but failed several times, even Google’s latest messaging app Allo also not achieve any major attention of users, so google bit discontinued Allo app.
This is no new app as RCS is a communications standard, it is up to individual mobile networks and phone-makers to switch on the functionality.
Messaging Competition at it’s Best
As we previously talked about competition in android messaging, several messaging service providers like WhatsApp, Facebook, iMessage and many others who provide rich features Groups, Audio, Video, Photo sharing, Links, Broadcast, restriction, privacy, customization and more.
Google is also put the step forward to redesign, remodify SMS services at a new level to provide high-end messaging service. Google has been working to integrate a new messaging standard with its Android operating system.
Google is working with 50 mobile networks including Vodafone, T-Mobile and Verizon and manufacturers such as Samsung, LG and Huawei.
Mobile Service Providers, careers, phone manufacturers and app developers will be able to use the new technology to develop messaging apps that are compatible with one another.
New Service Compatibility
If Devices is not compatible with google chat: new messaging services then messages will be sent as normal text SMS, which is same as Apple’s iMessage.
Android users can test latest chat services in few days which is just upcoming 4-5 days. once it is available android users can update easily, and maybe this service will be built in upcoming Android P.
Rich Communication Services (RCS)
Rich Communication Services (RCS)is a communication protocol between mobile-telephone carriers and between phone and carrier, aiming at replacing SMS messages with a text-message system that is richer, provide phonebook polling (for service discovery), and transmit in-call multimedia.
It is also marketed as Advanced Messaging, Advanced Communications, joyn, Message+ and SMS+.
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