Tag Archives: RCS

Google Messages Will Soon Accept 911 Texts via RCS

Good news for those who prefer to send text messages over making calls. Google will soon allow 911 texts via RCS on Google Messages.  As of this writing, only half of emergency dispatch centers in the country accept 911 alerts via SMS. By allowing these areas to accept 911 texts via RCS, features like read receipts and location sharing can be used.  To make this happen, Google is working with RapidSOS. The company was already able to … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T form group to launch RCS messaging service

RCS messaging support among the U.S. carriers has been a bit spotty to date, but now the four big operators say that they’re working to change that. T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T today announced that they’ve formed a new joint venture called the Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI). The group is working to develop and deploy a messaging service based on the Rich Communications … [read full article]

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update brings RCS messaging and security patches

OnePlus 6T owners, another update is now coming your way. T-Mobile is now updating its OnePlus 6T, sending out a 148.3MB update to version A6013_34_190217. According to the changelog included with the update, included is IR94 video calling, RCS messaging, and an Android security update that bumps the OnePlus 6T to the January 1, 2019 Android security patch level. T-Mo hasn’t posted any info about this … [read full article]