MERA Joins GSMA Rich Communication Suite Initiative
04/09/2010

MERA, an Eastern Europe's leader in value-added software R&D services, is to take part in the development of a new mobile communications standard - Rich Communication Suite (RCS).

Online PR News – 09-April-2010 – – MERA, an Eastern Europe's leader in value-added software R&D services, is to take part in the development of a new mobile communications standard - Rich Communication Suite (RCS). The RCS Initiative is the joint effort of key telecom industry players to ensure rapid adoption of applications and services that provide an interoperable, convergent, rich communication experience. The GSMA program features the world’s leading telecom operators and manufacturers such as Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nokia, Orange, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and TeliaSonera.

Rich Communication Suite is focused on the development of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standards. The core feature set of RCS includes:
• Enhanced Phonebook, with service capabilities and presence enhanced contacts information
• Enhanced Messaging, which enables a large variety of messaging options including chat and messaging history
• Enriched Call, which enables multimedia content sharing during a voice call.

By joining the RCS Initiative, MERA receives an opportunity to participate in the joint project together with the leading telecom operators and manufacturers and stand at the forefront of the latest mobile technologies and standards. Taking part in the RCS Initiative, coupled with MERA’s recently achieved full membership of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI), is a major contribution to the company’s innovation expertise development, specifically in the IMS area.

About MERA
MERA Networks is an Eastern Europe's leader in value-added software R&D services. MERA's clientele includes world leading telecom/datacom equipment manufacturers and software solutions vendors. MERA features a wide array of telecom expertise in converged/wireless/wireline/enterprise communications and actively expands the scope of its technological expertise into industrial automation and banking verticals. With a team of 1200 top-notch software engineers and 20+ years of experience, MERA has justly earned a solid reputation for quality, reliability and commitment to service. To find out more about MERA Networks, please, refer to: www.meranetworks.com.