GSMA INITIATIVE TO DRIVE GLOBAL ADOPTION OF UNIVERSAL PROFILE FOR RICH COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES GAINS MOMENTUM
Universal RCS Profile Backed by 57 Mobile Operators and Leading Handset Manufacturers; Service Will Deliver Enhanced Communications Experiences to Customers Globally.
28 June 2016, Shanghai: The GSMA today announced that AIS, Axiata Group, Beeline, Bell Mobility, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Claro Brazil, Claro Colombia, Indosat Ooredoo, M1, Megafon, MTS, Optus, Personal Argentina, Personal Paraguay, Reliance Jio, Rogers Communications, Singtel, StarHub, Telcel Mexico, Tele2, Telkomsel, Telus and T-Mobile US are the latest operators to support a mobile industry initiative for a universal Rich Communications Services (RCS) profile worldwide. These operators are joined by leading handset manufacturers Alcatel, ASUS, General Mobile, HTC, Intex Technologies, Lava International Ltd., LG Electronics, Lenovo/Motorola, Samsung Electronics and ZTE, as well as mobile OS providers Google and Microsoft, who are also committed to bringing universal profile handsets to market. The initiative, which is defining a common, open and universal RCS profile, is now backed by 57 global operators and manufacturers.
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