Despite being almost 25 years old, the standard of SMS communication is still one of the most used in the world.
We know, it is not as advanced as the WhatsApp type, Facebook Messenger or Telegram, but the reason why SMS is still widely used is because it is a universal system, which gives us a guarantee that the receiver can read our message, regardless of the messaging applications it has, or even if you do not have a smartphone.
25 years sending SMS: from essential to simple verification system
Today, December 1, 2017, will be 25 years since the first SMS. This communication system has evolved from the essential to the accessory.
The RCS standard in Latin America, available in the coming months
What happens to the language of SMS, so, if it is so reliable? For exactly why it is generally not used, this has gradually remained somewhat obsolete. To solve this, Google and many other technology companies have been working on a replacement as reliable as SMS, but with the advantage of modern standards.
You went today that Google through your blog has announced that this new standard will reach Latin America.
So far, they have not specified in which Latin American countries this new system will be deployed, so it is likely to be deployed across the continent. Google indicates that they are working with América Móvil, AT & T Mexico, Oi and Telefónica to reach the majority of the continent's users.
The RCS standard is a modernized version of the SMS language.
We also do not know a specific date, but Google has specified that it will arrive in the coming months, so we can say with almost certainty that the arrival of this new communication standard will be operational during 2018.
What is RCS, the service that Google supports and intends to replace SMS
Google has acquired the company Jibe Mobile, one of the leading companies in the development of RCS, a standard that will replace SMS
What about Europe?
Google and operators will launch their alternative to WhatsApp very soon
The sending of RCS messages, promoted by Google and operators to shut down WhatsApp, Telegram and the like, will be available worldwide after the summer.