O2 Germany Homezone
smurfy - phil
openmoko at smurfy.de
Thu Jul 10 19:22:19 CEST 2008
i have O2 in Germany,
O2 gives you a "Homezone" this is a defined area in your city where you
get a cheaper tariff.
For that matter, O2 stores 1 to 4 coordinates on your sim card.
They also send Cellbroadcast messages with the current position of the
cell you using.
I wrote a small daemon which uses libgsmd to get this sim infos and
cellbroadcasts and writes a file (/var/run/homezone-state)
I also wrote a small test gtk app which displays HomeZone or Mobile in
the title, because i cant get the panels apps to compile.
I run into some Problems.
1. as mentioned i cant get the panel apps to compile (take a look at my
2. where should i store the "state" file?
3. i have problems getting the cell broadcast messages. if i power the
antenna down and register i receive successfully the cellbroadcast and
the homezone detection works, but after the first broadcast i get no new
one if i enter or leave the homezone.
4. some devs here which want to test it?
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