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Rich Communication Services: Nobody uses it, nobody wants it, but analysts reckon it's on the verge of a breakthrough

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WhatsApp = no way

WeChat = even piglet wouldn't use it

Facebook... Messenger = hahahahaha! oh you were serious?

> At that point, an overhaul of SMS looked sensible. But in 2020, it feels a bit outdated. The industry has moved on.

The industry may have moved on but there is still a need for a modern messaging app that doesn't give all your data to Apple, Google, Facebook or the Chinese government. RCS is still very much needed.

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