Google Voice Adds MMS Support for Rogers, Telus and Bell–But Remains US-Only
Google Voice has expanded MMS support to North America, meaning networks on Rogers, Telus and Bell can now accept pictures messages to their Google Voice number, as posted by employee Alex Wiesen on Google+.
We’ve been working with nearly 100 different North American carriers to enable this feature — including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Bell Canada, Rogers, Telus, and many more — and starting today all these integrations are live. So enjoy those incoming pics, say goodbye to fomo (fear of missing out), and stay tuned for more Google Voice messaging improvements!
The catch? Google Voice isn’t available officially in Canada as it remains US-only.
Google Voice users get their own number from Google to make and receive calls plus send SMS/MMS messages. Does the addition of MMS support on our incumbent carriers mean Google Voice might head to Canada? Possibly, but as of now there’s no sign it’s coming to Canada.
[via Android Headlines]