第三方CELLID数据库调研

Purpose of CellID Database is to may the cellif to GPS location. 3 3party Cell-ID DB vendor are found and listed.

1. Telematica Institute Cell-ID DB
http://www.lab.telin.nl/~koolwaaij/showcase/gsmcells/
(1) Database statistics:
19034 cells of
55 operators.
24 countries, (Include west part of USA, but w/o China)
109 provinces,
902 local areas, and
339 postal code regions.
292040 measurements.
Last change: Wednesday, 15-Feb-2006 16:25:58 CET

(2) License
The CellLocator web service can be used for free, for non-commercial use, for the duration of the license period.
Use of the CellLocator web service is for own risk of the licensee, and without guarantees of the licenser.
The CellLocator web service is developed by the Telematica Instituut. In the documentation of or publications about  applications that are using the web service, the licensee will provide a reference to the cell-id database by means of the url
http://www.lab.telin.nl/~koolwaaij/showcase/gsmcells
It is not allowed to copy (parts of) the cell-id database via the CellLocator web service or to redistribute the cell details to other parties.
All requested C-L pairs may be cached for a maximum duration of 24 hours.
When storing new cells in the cell-id database, the licensee will provide the most accurate location details as possible. All location data has to be automatically read from a GPS device that has a satellite fix and provides valid readings.

(3) Interface: Web service interface

2. Cell Spotting
http://cellspotting.com/thick/browse.php
(1) Database
“CellSpotting.com” is a global location based information service for mobile (GSM and UMTS) users.
Some data sounds like generated by end-user, I can find some cells in BeiJing and in USA

(2) License
http://cellspotting.com/webpages/terms.html
Generally, it’s free for non-commercial usage and personal usage, but can not be used in product

“CellSpotting.com” is intended for personal, non-commercial use. Use of the service is free of charge for personal use.
The deal is as follows; You help visitors with information about places you know about and in return you get information about places you visit!
CellSpotting.com provides the infrastructure for the service and will have the right to sell professional services based on cellspotting technology. Such professional services may include detailed surveying to provide detailed cell information in selected areas, information gathered professionally will be feed back to the cellspotting database and made publicly available.
You may not use the Cellspotting service to sell a product or service without permission. You may not take the information from “Cellspotting” to sell it or reformat it for other purposes. You may not mirror or place Cellspotting information on other services without permission from Cellspotting.com. You may not use tools to send automated queries to Cellspotting.com.

(3)Interface: unknown

3. CellTrack Database
http://celltrack.spv-developers.com/?act=demo

(1) Database
Unknown

(2) License
CellDB is an online database of CellIDs and their locations. The CellTrack client can connect to CellDB in order to retrieve the location name and other information for it’s current CellID.
If you have a CellDB account, you may submit cell names to the database, and also track your phone online. For example, you could display your recent whereabouts in your forum signatures.

CellTrack is 100% free (and open source). Access to CellDB is 100% free. Some services, such as online phone tracking/forum sigs, will be availible for a small fee (£0.99 / week) – however are currently free during the trail stage. This fee will be waived for people who contribute to the project.

(3) Interfaace: CellDB Web Service

The CellTrack client can be configued to connect to the SPV-Developers CellDB server. This server hosts a community-built database of the locations of many cell towers.

We are currently experimenting with a variety of supplementary CellDB services. One such service allows users to display their current location on their blog, website, or forum signature.

More CellDB services are currently in the planning stage. Stay tuned 🙂

4. Cell ID Database in NL
http://janus.liebregts.nl/cellid/index_en.html

Only limited local cells are listed

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