Visually navigable from mobile phones
Accessible from land phones
Easy to enter addresses**
Gateway platform for other services
SMS on land phone
Requires special handset
Accessible without web browser
Infinite size address book
Voice emails on land phone
Incoming mobile calls answered over IP
Can offer one phone # for land and mobile**
Incoming mobile calls answered over copper
Multiple locations***        
Requires special expensive handset and router        
Incoming mobile calls also ring on land phones
Activated only when at specific locations*
WiFi/Cell handoffs
Works on all inexpensive mobile handsets****
Central Address Director
Broadphone     Plaxo*
Broadphone  WiFi/Cell
Location Based Network
*       Plaxo, a web based address book, is currently offered by Verizon at $4.59 per month
**      Most phone keypads are very cumbersome for entering alphabetic info
*         Call forwarding solutions unfortunately ring on landlines even when the subscriber is not there. Fast Forward from AT&T (Cingular) requires a
        cradle at each location
**       Similar to direct-to-consumer GrandCentral.com but Telco provided.
***      With Broadphone, subscribers can register an unlimited number of frequently visited locations such as home, work, weekend home, etc.
        Wifi/Cell only works where there is a password -accessible or open WiFi signal.
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*****   When combined with Broadphone’s Central Address Director  
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Customized call routing possible*****      
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