Google’s Rich Communications Service (RCS) text messaging is arriving Monday, according to a Thursday tweet from Sanaz Ahari, director of product management for Google’s communications services. The users.
“Hi everyone! RCS is now available to all users in US as of Monday,” the tweet, spotted earlier by Pocket Lint, read. “Make sure to update both Messages and Carrier Services.”
Google last month announced the service would be coming. It’ll, sending and receiving high-resolution images and videos, group chat naming and adding or removing people from group chats.
“These are table stakes features,” Ahari said in a November interview with CNET. “It’s a very important step in the right direction.”
In October, all, which will use RCS to make text messages as smart as iMessage. Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint said they hoped to accelerate adoption of the technology.
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