Mobile Services Compared

 

IOS APP

(Downloaded App)

Android APP

(Downloaded App)

WAP

(Online Browser)

SMS

(Text Based)

Access Method

Opens from app on device Accessible through browser on device Through text messaging

Where?

Apple App Store Google Play Store Website Sign-up using computer then enroll phone to use text messaging

Why?

Easiest to use, seamless Easiest to use, seamless Any phone with browsing capabilities For limited use on any text enabled device

Example

 Apple_screenshot  Android_home  SMSEnroll  WelcomeTxt
 Apple_menu  Android_menu    

Service Provider Charges

Data rates may apply when downloading app. Data rates may apply when downloading app. Must have internet connection – data rates may apply when accessing account. Message and data rates may apply to use texting service.