Once upon a time, there was a ubiquitous mobile technology, which earned a high level of subscriber trust, and did this with just only 160 characters. This fairy tale story happens to be true and it just celebrated its 25th birthday this week, What am I referring to here?
However just like many products and services that came before it, SMS is about to get a serious (and badly needed) makeover. SMS 2.0 or Rich Communication Services (RCS) has finally, after many failed attempts made it to the mainstream, and is planning to come to your android handset in one form or another in the next 12 to 18 months.
|Figure 1 : Will SMS 2.0 have a place in today’s world?