On the MWC, many actors are involved in the phenomenon of the messageries and the operators for some years work there (since 2007) but without success! Google launches “Android Messages” an email that should compete with Apple’s iMessage that is not in the computer graphics of the 5 big messaging applications below. Android messaging will be integrated with Android phones sold by more than 27 mobile operators (including Orange, Deutsche Telekom and Globe, will join Sprint, Rogers and Telenor) and manufacturers (such as LG, Motorola, Sony and ZTE) Users with an improved SMS experience. All this is possible thanks to Rich Communications Services, or RCS, a standard that adds enhanced functionality to SMS messages, such as high-resolution photo sharing, video …
[ZTE, Micromax, HMD Global (Nokia), Archos, BQ, Cherry Mobile, Condor, Fly, General Mobile, Lanix, LeEco, Lava, Kyocera, MyPhone, QMobile, Symphony and Wiko have also agreed to integrate the application Android Messages in their handsets]
Text messaging (SMS) is one of the most widely used services on mobile devices worldwide, but the messaging feature with 160 characters has been developed for the mobile phone era. Today’s smart phones are more powerful and users expect more features like the ability to know if their text has been read or see when someone is responding to the message in real time. The ability to leave or join group messages is a basic messaging service of your phone, the standard RCS is the technological standard that makes this possible.
[Google will also provide an open source client-based version of the RCS specification and will provide developer APIs to enhance the RCS client experience. In the global deployment of the RCS, mobile operators can deploy their own infrastructure or they can use the Google Jibe platform, which supports the universal RCS profile. The Jibe platform includes a hosted cloud for individual operators to launch RCS services for all major mobile]
In early 2016, mobile messaging applications were used by 1.4 billion consumers worldwide, up 31.6% from the previous year and still growing. By 2018, the global number will reach 2 billion and represents 80% of smartphone users. Some studies cite this figure, with 72% of respondents reporting using a messaging application at least once a day!
This computer graphics is all you need to know about the 5 mobile application giants: WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Viber, Line and WeChat.