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✏ List of Free Cell & WiFi Databases for Location Services

Here is a list of all free databases for Network Location Services, plus their Client Apps and our rankings as far as I have found. Since this is a #wiki you can add yourself to the highscore lists if you want.
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MozillaLocationService

Website, Map
Cell Data: 41.14 m * (public domain)
Wifi Data: 1280.99 m * (not free because of privacy concerns)
Bluetooth Data: 0.16 m * (license?)
Location App: µg UnifiedNlp (free: Apache 2) with Backend: online
Contribution App: Mozilla Stumbler (free: MPL2)
Fairphone Forum’s Top contributors: *

@sam, @Lidwien, @Stefan, @Herve5, @mdione please add yourself as it’s hard to find someone else on the new leaderboard

old leaderboard

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Open3gMap

Project seems dead

Cell Data: ?? (free: GPLv3, BSD)
Wifi Data: -----
Location App: -----
Contribution App: Sensorium (free: GPLv3)
Fairphone Forum’s Top contributors: no list

OpenbMap

Website, Map
Cell Data: 870 k * (free: CC-BY-SA 3.0, ODbL)
Wifi Data: 14 m * (free: CC-BY-SA 3.0, ODbL)
Location App: µg UnifiedNlp (free: Apache 2) with Backend: local or online
Contribution App: RadioBeacon (free: AGPLv3)
Fairphone Forum’s Top contributors: *

OpenCellID

Website
Cell Data: ?? m (free: CC-BY-SA 3.0)
Wifi Data: --------
Location App: µg UnifiedNlp (free: Apache 2) with Backend: local
Contribution Apps: list
Fairphone Forum’s Top contributors: no list yet

OpenWlanMap

:warning: App and Website has problem with secure https and only works with http.

Website, Map,
Cell Data: ------
Wifi Data: 31.96 m * (free: GNU FDL 1.3)
Location App: none
Contribution App: OpenWLANMap (free: GPLv2)
Fairphone Forum’s Top contributors: *

currently not on the list:

As a team we rank #1! :smiley: (to join enter “BFF423CCC64D” as Team Identifier in Preferences)


See also:
Wi-Fi positioning system on Wikipedia

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