Google says more than 40 carriers and device manufacturers now support RCS, the next generation of SMS

By Frederic Lardinois Rich Communication Services (RCS) is basically the standard for the next generation of text messaging, with apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, LINE and others now offering features that go far beyond the standard SMS-based messaging apps that tend to ship with your phone — unless, of course, you are an Apple and iMessage user. Read More

Source:: Mobilecrunch