Cingular, AT&T Wireless Launch Intercarrier MMS
Aug 24, 2004, 2:55 PM by (staff)
AT&T Wireless and Cingular today announced the launch of the first cross-carrier MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) service in the U.S. Starting today, Cingular and AT&T Wireless customers can share multimedia messages with each other from their wireless phones. MMS messages can include text, photos, animated graphics, voice messages, music, and video clips. Previously, customers of each company could only send MMS to other customers of the same company.
RingPlus To Offer Free Phone Service
RingPlus today announced a new mobile phone service plan that is ad-supported, but completely free to the customer. The ads take the form of ringback tones, which RingPlus customers hear on outbound voice calls, after dialing but before the other party picks up.
AT&T Customers Will Be Able to Send Text Messages via Amazon Echo
The AT&T Send Message Skill, set to be made available on November 19, will let AT&T customers send text messages by asking their Amazon Echo to do it for them. The skill we be added to the Amazon Alexa application (for Android and iOS).
Google Hits Refresh Button on Hangouts for Android
Google today pushed out a significant update to its Hangouts messaging application for Android devices that puts it inline with the iOS app. Google overhauled Hangouts' visual appearance with material design, and improved how the app feels thanks to more fluid transitions, and better touch response.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
but they merged..... right?
THIS IS NOT NEWS
MMS not working for me in Atlanta
T-Mobile was first!