iOS 10 Quietly Deprecated A Crucial API For VoIP and Communication Apps

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iOS 10 Quietly Deprecated A Crucial API For VoIP and Communication Apps

This "I know better than you" approach is meant to further optimize battery life on iOS devices by avoiding the use of resources by apps running in background. It has also the positive effect of forcing developers to switch to a push model and remove all periodic pollings that ultimately use mobile data and clog the Internet. However, the decision to use an Apple infrastructure has many consequences for VoIP providers: