GeoIP2 for retrieving city and region ?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 04:48:40 CEST 2013


On 07/15/2013 06:34 PM, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
>> I have no idea how to implement the solution you proposed.
>> These are nice ideas we need to have a way of implement them within a 
>> script.
>>
>> I have no way of grasping a map of cell towers of a  map of wi-fi hotspots.
>>
> 	You don't... The phone company knows where their towers are, THEY do
> the triangulation based on signal strength from cell phones on their
> network, and they provide that position to the phone. The phone can then
> use that data to respond to applications running ON the phone that request
> location information using the phone's OS API (which is different for an
> Android phone vs Blackberry vs Apple).

I've posted a link to detailed information on this no less than three
times, yet Nikos has not read any of it, sadly.



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