RCS - Reinventing Voice and Messaging

RCS - Reinventing Voice and Messaging

RCS - Reinventing Voice and Messaging

RCS - Reinventing Voice and Messaging

03/22/2012 | 24 pages
Price: $695.00

A look at RCS and its various implications

In this issue of Signals Ahead, we examine the opportunity for RCS, based on our examination of the concept, as well as interviews with leading operators who have openly endorsed it and vendors who offer RCS solutions. Topics discussed include the following: 

  • The Background. We examine the history of RCS, dating back to 2008, and why meaningful operator adoption does not exist.
  • The Capabilities. We discuss the capabilities of RCS by release (Release 1 through Release 5), as well as RCS-e. 
  • The Inherent Challenges. RCS faces several internal and external hurdles that could limit its success. We examine several of them and explain what the industry needs to do to surmount them. 
  • The Business Relationships. In order for RCS to achieve global adoption it requires the support of [virtually] ALL operators and the players that have no vested interest in seeing RCS succeed. How could this possibly work? We explain. 
  • The Opportunities. We discuss a few opportunities (OneAPI, RCS- E/Joyn and WebRTC) that could