Google wants the majority of Android devices to be able to enjoy the latest capabilities of the mobile network, and for this it launches Carries Services through Google Play, its new component that will always keep the set of specifications that describe the architecture up to date IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem).
Manufacturers and operators will no longer have to update Android devices to be compatible with the latest news from the technologies used for voice, data and multimedia traffic over IP. Now Google will do it through Google Play as if it were one more application, with which the improvements will suddenly reach most devices.
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Carrier Services It has begun to arrive through Google Play in the Pixel and Nexus updated to Android Nougat, but it is expected that in the coming days this new component will begin to reach more devices.
Carrier Services helps companies offer mobile services that use the latest network features. Carrier Services includes support for enhanced features in the Android Messages application.
The component Carrier Services becomes a fundamental part of making Android devices compatible with the new RCS rich messaging standard, the successor to SMS and MMS.
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