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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

Satellites and event logo
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the H2020 Space NCP Network COSMOS2020 are organising a Horizon 2020 International Space...

Two visitors using Web-based flight simulator at ION GNSS+
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

ION GNSS+, the most important technical meeting of GNSS in the world, took place on 24-28 September in Miami. This event attracts the...

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...

Latest Documents

EGNOS Monthly Performance Report October 2018
Monthly performance report
Thursday, November 8, 2018

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

Monthly performance report September 2018
Monthly performance report
Friday, October 5, 2018

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

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,...