Amazon SNS vs. Urban Airship

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What is Amazon SNS?

Amazon Simple Notification Service makes it simple and cost-effective to push to mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, and internet connected smart devices, as well as pushing to other distributed services. Besides pushing cloud notifications directly to mobile devices, SNS can also deliver notifications by SMS text message or email, to Simple Queue Service (SQS) queues, or to any HTTP endpoint.

What is Urban Airship?

We’ve built the smartest, most aware, precise, easy-to-use, scalable, secure and powerful push messaging platform on the planet. Our Push messaging platform leverages all that is unique about mobile as a channel, and that lights the spark to create meaningful and valuable mobile experiences. We help put your app in front of your users at the right time, and in the right place to drive usage and brand engagement.

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Why do developers choose Amazon SNS?
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Why do developers choose Urban Airship?
Why do you like Urban Airship?


What are the cons of using Amazon SNS?
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What are the cons of using Urban Airship?
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How much does Amazon SNS cost?
Amazon SNS Pricing
How much does Urban Airship cost?
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What companies use Amazon SNS?
242 companies on StackShare use Amazon SNS
What companies use Urban Airship?
21 companies on StackShare use Urban Airship


What tools integrate with Amazon SNS?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon SNS
What tools integrate with Urban Airship?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Urban Airship

What are some alternatives to Amazon SNS and Urban Airship?

  • OneSignal - Free Mobile and Web Push Notifications
  • Google Cloud Messaging - Simple and reliable messaging to reach over a billion devices.
  • Pusher Mobile Push Notifications API - Free API to send Push Notifications to iOS & Android
  • Pushover - Real-time notifications on your Android, iPhone, iPad, and Desktop

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