Ericsson releases "free" cell-id lookup API

Baruch Even baruch at
Thu Oct 22 06:19:45 CEST 2009

Alex (Maxious) Sadleir wrote:
> Limited to 100 requests per day. Perhaps I'm getting the syntax wrong
> (made sure to use hex like their example does) but when I tried to
> compare it to cells in the openmoko cellid databases, I got back "404
> - The requested resource () is not available."

The main limitation of such APIs is that you have to be online to use 
them, so you must use a GPRS connection to get your location. 
openbmap-locator can work offline as well.


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