Comparison

ECT

  • Free for public network users
  • No Cell Service or a Cell phone required to work
  • ECT works on Android tablets
  • Portable to private networks for higher security – Controlled users
  • 10 points multi factor authentication across 3 or 4 networks
  • Calls only Android, but will be able to call PC, iOS, home and office phones
  • Email, Attachments/ File transfer and Video chat are coming
  • Uses private VPN with 1 time keys
  • Calls go directly between each caller without a network middle man
  • Keys provided by backend servers
  • Call history is contained in the app, not available the provider or anyone
  • Uses Internet vs phone network to ensure higher security

iPhone

  • Users are limited to calling only contacts with the same paid software installed
  • Monthly Costs ~ $20 a month
  • Does not offer texting
  • Local encryption – Uses Keywords and locally generated key
  • Uses phone bandwidth and call history which is trackable via provider

Open Whisper Systems (Red Phone)

  • Clunky encryption programs like PGP and ZRP
  • Calls both iOS and Android
  • Free to users for calls, but no texting
  • Clunky and encrypted calls can hear non encrypted calls – unintentional call merging
  • Local encryption – Uses Keywords and locally generated key
  • Uses phone bandwidth and call history is trackable via provide