Sprint will support next-gen texting on Android next year – The Verge

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Ah, RCS: it stands for “Rich Communication Services” and it’s meant to replace SMS as the default way most phones send text and multimedia messages. It’s more powerful than SMS — without that silly 160 character limit and with better support for …
Google teams with Sprint on next-generation textingCNET
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