This is such a big announcement from Google for their users in Google Fi. Google announced that it’s rolling out RCS chat to the Google Fi network. So this means above Fi users will get higher features rather than other simple text messaging users on smart phones. Google has also recently announced that it’s higher improvements of data speeds for their users who roam.
Here’s something you need to know about Google Fi and it’s new features.
Google Fi is a phone carrier operated by Google. It works by giving you mobile data service on mobile networks. For an example likely T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular. Unfortunately Sri Lankan mobile networks does not exists for this. But Google Fi will be upgrading its service in 33 of the international countries it works in to support faster 4G LTE speeds in over the coming weeks. Which your phone will intelligently switch between the mobile networks and it also use WI-FI to make calls and send texts whenever available.
In 2015, Google launched project Fi, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) compatible with Nexus and Pixel smartphones, Motorola Moto X4 and many others. After long way Google Fi is now compatible with a majority of Android devices and for the first time ever, it also works with iPhones according to the google announcements in recently done. Google Fi is focused on simplified billing for this service. You want to pay $10 for per gigabyte for unlimited talk and texting via fi network. This rate that they do in the United states.
In Jan 14, 2019 Google announcing RCS concomitant to the Google Fi network. So it means users will get higher resolution images and videos, read receipts, typing indicators, and more via Fi network. Chat was hugely and better developed by google so that’s why it’s limited way to Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile customers. The standard should work on Pixel phones, Moto G6, LG V35, LG G7, and the Android One Moto X, although it can work on other android phones as long as they use the Google Messages app.
You will know if your phone supports it, when you have the messages app and it will see a prompt alerting them to RCS features when it becomes available. Chat is a standardized version of rich communication services.
Business messaging is a another big feature to RCS, which will allow for more interactive messaging with companies and organizations like airlines and warehouses. There have few disadvantages in while communication among users, such as end-to-end encrypt disabled. Almost Likely iMessage of Apple’s. Google won’t offer any encrypted service further when passed out of Allo, that’s why google introduce RCS for fI network.