Getting location info from cell tower

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at
Mon Aug 17 14:50:34 CEST 2009

On 8/17/09, c_c <cchandel at> wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have noticed that in a lot of networks across the globe, GSM towers
> transmit their location as a string indicating a locality. I believe this is
> a cell broadcast service - though I'm not too sure about that. Can anyone
> tell me whether this information can be obtained from FSO or through any
> other method?
>   An how do I obtain this? I'm looking at showing this info on launcher's
> homescreen.
> Thanks

I also looked for that, but I couldn't get this information from FSO.
On other phones it's something like "cell info", the same data is also
broadcasted on channel 50 (but i couldn't get cell broadcast messages
with my neo when i tried last time)

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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