Archived:How to get info on cell location in PySymbian
This code snippet shows how to retrieve information such as MCC, MNC, LAC and Cell ID in Python.
Note: The location module requires capabilities ReadDeviceData, ReadUserData and Location starting with S60 3rd Edition.
mcc, mnc, lac, cellid = location.gsm_location()
print "Mobile Country Code:", mcc
print "Mobile Network Code:", mnc
print "Location Area Code:", lac
print "Cell ID:", cellid
The information is displayed.
Starting with S60 3rd Edition the Script Shell must be signed with the Location, ReadDeviceData and ReadUserData capabilities to be able to run the code.
More information about the items described above:
- Mobile Country Code - defines the country where you are
- Mobile Network Code - defines the network within the country
- Location Area Code - defines an area covered by a group of radio cells
- Cell ID - defines a single transmitter. In many cases, especially in heavily populated areas, there are 3 cells on a single base-station, each covering 120 degrees.