Ensuring and assuring the success of RCS deployments and interoperability requires proven test capabilities - part 2Written by TEMS Friday, 16 December 2016
An optimized solution for ensuring compatibility and interoperability.
As we noted last time, achieving interoperability for RCS services and solutions is a key requirement, made more pressing by the rapid adoption of the service. With more than 100 million users already, it’s essential to maintain interoperability and to continue to enable service compatibility, not only within an operator’s network but also between different networks. That’s why we have taken the initiative by playing a key role in efforts to provide standardized compliance tests.
Ensuring and assuring the success of RCS deployments and interoperability requires proven test capabilities - part 1Written by TEMS Friday, 16 December 2016
The unexpected growth of RCS highlights the need for interoperability and compliance – how can operators validate conformance?
RCS has been one of the unsung success stories of 2016. Without a huge fanfare, operators around the world have been busy deploying RCS services, often unnoticed by their customers or unremarked by the media. Yet the impact is clear – some operators now have millions of RCS users and, globally, an aggregate user base of more than 100 million has been built from scratch. We fully expect 2017 to see much more activity, as, according to the GSMA, over 50 operators have committed to delivering RCS.