The RCS Ecosystem

Mobile operators around the world are offering RCS messaging services based on open industry specifications.  A rich ecosystem of partners work together to help define and implement the end to end services enjoyed by consumers and businesses.

Who are the key players?

In addition to mobile operators, the RCS ecosystem consists of multiple stakeholders, fulfilling a variety of important roles. These roles are shown below where you can find companies who are active in each category, together with their websites and contact details.

If you would like your company to be added to one or more of the categories below, please email futurenetworks@gsma.com

RCS Network Providers to MNOs

Provide core RCS network solutions to mobile operators, which may be with MNO on-premise equipment, hosted infrastructure or cloud services. This enables operators to offer RCS message services to consumers.

Company On Premise Cloud Hosted Website Contact Details
Ericsson Yes No www.ericsson.com communication.services@ericsson.com
Exomi Yes No www.exomi.com sales@exomi.com
Glympse No Yes www.glympse.com chris@glympse.com
Google Jibe No Yes www.jibe.google.com
Huawei Yes No www.huawei.com
Infinite Convergence Solutions Yes Yes www.infinite-convergence.com RCS@infinite.com
Interop Technologies Yes Yes www.interoptechnologies.com info@interoptechnologies.com
Mavenir Yes Yes www.mavenir.com enterprisemarketing@mavenir.com
Nable Communications Yes No www.nablecomm.com sales@nablecomm.com
NewPace (A Samsung Company) Yes Yes www.newpace.com info@newpace.com
Samsung No Yes www.samsung.com rcsinfo@samsung.com
Sinch No Yes www.sinch.com operator-sales@sinch.com
Summit Tech Yes Yes www.imsrcscloud.com ims@summit-tech.ca
Syniverse Technologies No Yes www.syniverse.com faron.achziger@syniverse.com
WIT Software Yes Yes www.wit-software.com rcs@wit-software.com

RCS Business Messaging Platform Providers to MNOs

Provide an RCS Business Messaging Platform / MaaP solution to mobile operators, which may be with MNO on premise equipment, hosted infrastructure or cloud services. This enables operators to provide Business Messaging services to brands, aggregators and consumers.

Company On Premise Cloud/Hosted solution Website Contact Details
Google Jibe No Yes www.jibe.google.com/
Infobip No Yes www.infobip.com/en/products/rcs rcs@infobip.com
Interop Technologies Yes Yes www.interoptechnologies.com info@interoptechnologies.com
Mavenir Yes Yes www.mavenir.com enterprisemarketing@mavenir.com
Sinch No Yes www.sinch.com operator-sales@sinch.com
Summit Tech Yes Yes www.rcsbusinessmessaging.com ims@summit-tech.ca
Syniverse Technologies No Yes www.syniverse.com faron.achziger@syniverse.com
WIT Software Yes Yes www.rcs.wit-software.com rcs@wit-software.com

RCS Aggregator / Messaging Services Provider to Brands

Provide an important commercial and technical aggregation role between businesses (brands/companies/ traders) and mobile operators. They allow business to reach users across multiple mobile operators and can help companies design and host RCS campaigns and chatbots by providing tools, expertise and APIs.

Company Website Contact Details
3C Interactive www.3cinteractive.com info@3c.com
Cequens www.cequens.com rcsteam@cequens.com
ClickSend www.clicksend.com support@clicksend.com
CM.com www.cm.com get.cm.com/rcs
Esendex www.esendex.co.uk sales@esendex.com
Infinite Convergence Solutions www.infinite-convergence.com RCS@infinite.com
Infobip www.infobip.com rcs@infobip.com
Kirusa www.kirusa.com getrcs@kirusa.com
MessageBird www.messagebird.com rcs@messagebird.com
MessageMedia www.messagemedia.com rcs@messagemedia.com
Messaggio www.messaggio.com rcs@messaggio.com
mGage www.mgage.com sales@mgage.com
OpenMarket www.openmarket.com sales-us@openmarket.com
Route Mobile www.routemobile.com product-desk@routemobile.com
Sinch www.sinch.com sales@sinch.com
Summit Tech www.rcsbots.com info@rcsbots.com
Syniverse Technologies www.syniverse.com faron.achziger@syniverse.com
TechAlpha Messaging www.techalphamsg.com prashant@techalphamsg.com
TeleSign www.telesign.com/ rcs@telesign.com
Tyntec www.tyntec.com info@tyntec.com
Zipwhip www.zipwhip.com RCS@zipwhip.com

RCS Hub Providers to MNOs

Provide hub connectivity services between mobile operators, reducing the number of technical connections required to fully interconnect across countries, regions or globally.

Company Website Contact Details
Google Jibe www.jibe.google.com
Interop Technologies www.interoptechnologies.com info@interoptechnologies.com
Mavenir www.mavenir.com enterprisemarketing@mavenir.com
Orange www.orange.com/en/home francois.humbert@orange.com
Samsung www.samsung.com rcsinfo@samsung.com
Sinch www.sinch.com operator-sales@sinch.com
Summit Tech www.imsrcscloud.com hub@imsrcscloud.com
Syniverse Technologies www.syniverse.com faron.achziger@syniverse.com
TATA www.tata.com robert.bedrossian@tatacommunications.com
ZTE www.zte.com.cn huang.xiaobing@zte.com.cnlin.lang@zte.com.cn

RCS Client Providers

Develop their own SMS/RCS messaging application, which may be licensed to a mobile operator, a handset vendor or made available for users to download from an app store.

Company Website Contact Details
Google https://messages.google.com/
Juphoon http://www.juphoon.com/ rcs-sdk@juphoon.com
Mavenir www.mavenir.com enterprisemarketing@mavenir.com
Summit Tech www.imsrcscloud.com info@richcommunicationsuite.com
Unikie https://www.unikie.com/ apps@unikie.com
WIT Software www.rcs.wit-software.com rcs@wit-software.com

Handset vendor with own RCS client

Develop their own SMS/RCS messaging client and ship it with their devices sold to end users.

Company Website Contact Details
Huawei www.huawei.com
LG Electronics www.lg.com rcs-lead@lge.com
Samsung www.samsung.com rcsinfo@samsung.com