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The latest trends on mobile design, UX and more delivered to you. And a free ebook to help you define your mobile strategy today. A great deal of time of developers is invested finding a valuable server, where they can host their application, where they can expect their apps to interface with various Internet services, which offer them stability, integrity and most importantly peace of mind.
As you begin development on an IOS, Android, or Amazon Echo app, you may soon realize that you will need a server to host the content that will be served to users accessing the application. Whether you are developing a new app, or looking for ways to save on app hosting costs, one question is critical. How much does an app server cost? The answer to this question of course varies wildly depending on who you are. As you can imagine, hosting the Netflix app will cost infinitely more than most apps that are starting to grow in popularity. However, we will outline in this article some of the standard app hosting prices so you can get a rough idea of how much you will need to spend. The short answer to this question is yes - you will need some sort of server space in order to serve application content to customers. Unless the application you are developing requires zero network connectivity and all app content is contained within the download file, chances are you have some dynamic content that needs to be served to users. That's because most mobile apps are Cloud Applications and require an external server to generate most of the app functionality.