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Location based services (LBS)

Location Based Services (LBS) are by far the largest user of satellite navigation services, and this is not likely to change as we continue to depend upon a growing number of mobile apps for navigation, personal tracking, emergency calling, gaming, advertising, social interaction and general well-being. Almost 3 billion mobile applications currently in use rely on positioning information.

EGNOS improves the accuracy of the GNSS signals used in LBS, mainly by reducing the negative impact of ionosphere on the calculated position. This benefits consumer applications that make use of more accurate location information, especially in remote areas where network-based methods are less effective.

Latest News

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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EGNOS App Update
Thursday, January 7, 2021

The EGNOS App has just been updated to version 2.2.0! This recent release comes with a brand new functionality: Satellite...

Europe´s Protected Areas benefitting from EGNOS
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

According to...

Latest Documents

116 - Monthly Performance Report - December 2020 cover
Monthly performance report
Monday, January 11, 2021

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during December 2020. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

115 - Monthly Performance Report - November 2020 cover
Monthly performance report
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during November 2020. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

114 - Monthly Performance Report - October 2020 cover
Monthly performance report
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during October 2020. The report contains global results for the reported period,...