Google IO 2023 RCS monthly active users

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  • AT&T will switch to Google’s Jibe platform for RCS messaging on its phones.
  • This should allow for more reliable texting on the carrier’s smartphones.
  • Google says this should also allow AT&T users to instantly get the latest RCS features.

RCS is the successor standard to SMS, allowing for messaging, file sharing, and other features over the internet. One issue is that some networks use their own servers for RCS instead of Google’s Jibe platform.