iMessage is a Messaging service developed by Apple Inc. that allows encrypted iMessage to iMessage chats. Now, Google and other EU Telecom companies have called for an act allowing iMessage to comply with their rival applications.
The EU community investigation, whether it is possible or not! They ask for the iMessage to be fully compatible with the EU Marketing Act which will connect with other rival services like WhatsApp, etc.
Apple Allows Only iOS Users to Use iMessage
Currently, iOS users can be able to see its chats and other text services from iMessage. iMessage enables users to transmit text messages, images, videos, and other types of multimedia content to other users of Apple devices. Unlike regular SMS (Short Message Service) and MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service), which are usually carrier-based and may incur additional fees, it is a proprietary messaging platform. iOS 17.1.1 Update: What Is New?
On October 12, 2011, Apple released iOS 5, which included a significant iMessage service. The inclusion of iMessage in iOS 5, a significant update to Apple’s mobile operating system, was one of its standout features.
As per the Financial Times, a letter was sent to the Commission, which was signed by Google’s senior vice president and the chief executives of Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica Orange, etc. They all stand with the Act which appeared a few days ago statist to iMessage fully able to connect with other chat apps like WhatsApp etc. iOS 18 Will be Packed With Bug Fixes Focused on Comprehensive Graphics Optimization
In addition, Apple has reportedly endorsed a letter that calls for the designation of iMessage as a basic platform service under the EU’s Digital Markets Act, in addition to denouncing the tech giant for its lack of support for RCS.
What did Apple say?
On this buzz, Apple states that the iMessage service is one of the best and most secure messaging services in the world, and Apple Users like its Systemecit services which is a company with only iOS Devices.
They also said that iMessage is designed for PCC (Personal Consumer Communication) which doesn’t allows interaction with other otherwise it will lose its value.
By the way, the EU community is investing in this, and its decision is set until February 2024. Let’s see what’s happening!