Mobile Cell Data Collection

Citizen Synergy Android App can be used to collect signals from the mobile cell phone towers.

1. Information Collected

  1. Mobile Country Code (MCC)
    Mobile country code - Wikipedia

  2. Mobile Network Code (MNC)
    Mobile network codes in ITU region 2xx (Europe) - Wikipedia
    Mobile network codes in ITU region 3xx (North America) - Wikipedia
    Mobile network codes in ITU region 4xx (Asia) - Wikipedia
    Mobile network codes in ITU region 5xx (Oceania) - Wikipedia
    Mobile network codes in ITU region 6xx (Africa) - Wikipedia
    Mobile network codes in ITU region 7xx (South America) - Wikipedia

  3. Location Area Code (LAC)

  4. Cell ID (CI)

  5. Signal Strength (SS)

  6. Network Name (NN)

  7. Signal Type (ST)

2. Signal Types Supported

Currently logging of the following mobile signal types (ST) are supported:

2G: GSM
3G: WCDMA
4G: LTE
5G: NR

These may be added if required:

2G: CDMA
3G: TD-SCDMA

3. Information Stored

The collected values are stored as a JSON element

{ "ST.MCC.MNC.LAC.CI" : ["NN", SS]}

e.g.

{ "lte.505.03.20249.5381663" : ["TPG", -113]}

4. Privacy

All data are collected on your phone for your exclusive use only. If you choose to send some of the data out, you can use the Fiduciary Exchange to protect your privacy completely.