Even though Apple's iPhone does not support it, rich communication services, or RCS, is forecast by ABI Research to become the dominant messaging technology by 2021.
One thing Unified Communications has not done yet is render the circuit-switched network obsolete. The technology that was supposed to have done that ten years ago, may be making a comeback.
RCS offers an alternative to BYOD because enterprises can enable employees to customize their mobile experience on corporate-liable devices, while maintaining a corporate dashboard to monitor and control business communications and applications, according to market research firm Mind Commerce.
GENBAND launched on Tuesday its first cloud-based unified communications (UC) product available to enterprises through service providers and channel partners.
Ovum analyst Jeremy Green is advising mobile operators to slow down on the rollout of mobile VoIP over 4G LTE networks because there are still service and supply issues to work out and no compelling services or revenue opportunities.