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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

EDAS NTRIP Service supports HTTP based communication
Monday, September 10, 2018

EDAS (EGNOS Data Access Service) is the EGNOS Data Access Service providing access over the Internet to EGNOS data and...

GEO swap on PRNs 120 & 136
Thursday, August 23, 2018

GEO 136 will be placed into the Operational Platform from 23/08/2018 at 10:00 UTC and GEO 120 will be placed into Test...

GNSS Funding opportunities
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

With four topics under the Horizon 2020 EGNSS MARKET UPTAKE 2019 call for proposals set to open on 16 October 2018, now is a...

Latest Documents

Monthly performance report
Monthly performance report
Friday, September 7, 2018

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during August 2018. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

Service Notice 15
Service Notices
Friday, August 31, 2018

The EGNOS Service Notices are notifications published whenever there is any complementary information that could have a relevant...

EGNOS Performance report July 2018
Monthly performance report
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during July 2018. The report contains global results for the reported period,...