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Google has recently announced they are acquiring Jibe Mobile, a leading provider of RCS (Rich Communications Service) that is particularly specialising on running RCS infrastructure in the cloud, allowing carriers easy hosted implementations and/or also bridging the disparate carrier instances of their own operated RCS services for interconnection. Established in 2006, well before the launch and rise of iOS and Android, their mission statement was to bridge the “newer world of Silicon Valley with the older world of telecommunications”. Among the 26 carriers working with Jibe Mobile are Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Sprint, to name a few. Continue reading “On what is driving Google to acquire Jibe Mobile and make a strong commitment towards RCS (André Cramer)”