Interop Technologies achieves world’s first GSMA Universal Profile 2.0 A2P RCS accreditation

Cloud communications firm, Interop Technologies™, is the first Rich Communication Services (RCS) provider to achieve the most current Universal Profile (UP) 2.0 Application-to-Person (A2P) Accreditation from the GSMA. This builds upon Interop Technologies’ previous UP 1.0 triple accreditation in framework, messaging and enriched calling, and further emphasizes its continued commitment to industry standards, world-class mobile messaging solutions and global interoperability for mobile operators.

Interop Technologies’ received this RCS UP 2.0 accreditation by successfully completing a demanding testing process with leading handset manufacturers Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics. The RCS UP 2.0 A2P specifications introduce significant enablers for Messaging-as-a-Platform (MaaP), such as APIs, chatbot integration and enhanced authentication and security.

Support for A2P messaging, rich cards, privacy control and spam protection are also included in the specification to enable the accelerated industry adoption of A2P RCS business messaging, which analysts at Juniper Research estimate will enable $9.1 billion in operator revenue by 2022.

At Interop, it is our core mission to help put operators back where they belong, right in the center of the mobile universe, and then help keep them there. As such, we are absolutely committed to the standards, technical excellence, and complete alignment with our customers’ goals throughout the lifecycle of our products.

John Dwyer, President and CEO, Interop Technologies