OpenMarket, Ecrio deliver rich communications services

By Gulli Arnason, Financial News

OpenMarket, a global leader in mobile messaging for businesses, and Ecrio, the supplier of CPaaS (Communication Platform as a Service) that is certified for IMS and RCS Networks, have delivered the first US operator-based RCS (Rich Communication Services) A2P (Application-to-Person) proof of concept demonstration of IoT (Internet of Things) use cases running on T-Mobile´s network, the companies said.

RCS is the next evolution of SMS that supports message delivery, read receipts, video, pictures, and GIF sharing to bring a richer experience to mobile consumers and offer a higher level of business-to-consumer engagement.

OpenMarket and Ecrio are working to showcase how brands will be able to leverage RCS A2P messaging on T-Mobile´s network to provide a better mobile messaging experience for their customers. T-Mobile has long been a leader in RCS, and currently has the largest active base of RCS subscribers in the US

OpenMarket helps brandsuse mobile messaging to connect with their customers. OpenMarket works with enterprises to roll out timely, useful and context-sensitive mobile messaging at massive scale. OpenMarket is an Amdocs company and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with regional offices in Detroit, London, Sydney, Pune, and Guadalajara.

Amdocs is a software and services provider to the world´s most successful communications and media companies. As our customers reinvent themselves, we enable their digital and network transformation through innovative solutions, delivery expertise and intelligent operations. Amdocs and its 25,000 employees serve customers in over 85 countries.

Ecrio supplies carrier-grade communications and messaging client software. Ecrio offers a comprehensive suite of standards compliant (3GPP, GSMA) Communications Client Solutions including Rich Communication Services (RCS), Voice and Video over LTE (VoLTE/ViLTE), and WiFi Calling.

Built on the patented FlexIMSTM Architecture, Ecrio solutions can be deployed on chip (iota), on devices (mccs) or in the cloud as nimbus, an IMS compliant CPaaS (Communication Platform as a Service). Ecrio´s customers include industry Tier 1 operators, device makers and chipset platform providers.