AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon are over Cross Crossing Initiative (CCMI), an agreement reached in 2019 to enforce RCS messages, according to Easy Reading. Verizon (owner of parent company Engadget) told the publishers that “[t]The owners of the Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative decided to end the experiment. “The spokesperson added that despite this, the owners” remain committed to promoting customer service in addition to increasing the availability of RCS. “
Carriers, who had Sprint in front of him embedded and T-Mobile, developed CCMI to create a single RCS platform across all carriers. RCS is required to change the SMS app and give users the opportunity to use iMessage- as well as the Whatsapp interface. The companies have developed a new app that will work on their Android user networks, but they have not yet progressed with their ideas.
T-Mobile took the lead in adopting RCS by in line with Google making the service available to all subscribers. And last month only, carrier created Google Messages its messaging software. While AT&T and Verizon’s plans are still unknown, Google has been expanding the availability of the RCS protocol around the world. Since November last year, it has been released RCS worldwide, making it available to anyone with an Android phone with Google Messages. It also started trying to hide from end to end discussion.