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  1. Aug 2020
  2. Jun 2020
    1. We do know that, just like iMessage, this new approach will failover to SMS/MMS if a user cannot receive the encrypted variant or if bandwidth is insufficient on either end.
    2. The issue, though—and it’s a big one, is that the SMS infrastructure is inherently insecure, lending itself to so-called “man-in-the-middle attacks.” Messages run through network data centres, everything can be seen—security is basic at best, and you are vulnerable to local carrier interception when travelling.
    3. The thinking behind RCS was to deliver a best of both worlds solution—the cross-platform ubiquity of SMS with the functionality of WhatsApp and iMessage, but built right into the core network infrastructure
    4. A couple of years after WhatsApp, Apple jumped into the game with iMessage—its obvious drawback, that senders and recipients had to be using iPhones, was overcome by integration with the standard SMS platform on those phones. If a recipient was not on iMessage or was offline, the message would revert to SMS.
    5. WhatsApp has become the dominant messaging platform, dwarfing all other contenders with the exception of its Facebook stablemate Messenger. In doing so, this hyper-scale “over-the-top” platform has also pushed legacy SMS messaging into the background
  3. Mar 2020
  4. Aug 2019
    1. Text messaging is very cheap in most parts of the world. In fact, in 2015, the cost of sending an SMS in Australia was calculated to be just $0.00016. While the bulk of a cell phone bill typically is its voice minutes or data usage, text messages are either included in the voice plan or are added as an extra cost.

      How does that compare to what they charge in the U.S.?

  5. Mar 2017
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