Nov 16 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) plans to undertake a messaging normal subsequent yr that may permit for a smoother texting expertise between iPhones and Android gadgets, Bloomberg Information reported on Thursday.
The corporate has been pushing again on the Wealthy Communication Companies (RCS) normal for greater than a yr, whilst Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) and others have pressured the iPhone maker to undertake the know-how, the report stated.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
The corporate stated the brand new know-how would work alongside iMessage and supply higher interoperability than SMS or MMS, in line with the report.
With RCS, thought-about an business normal for messaging, customers can ship and obtain high-quality images and movies, chat over WiFi or mobile information and know when messages had been learn, amongst different options.
Reporting by Samrhitha Arunasalam in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Shilpi Majumdar and Devika Syamnath
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