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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

10 years of Open Service logo
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Over the last ten years, EGNOS OPEN SERVICE has been providing end-users with a wide range of benefits. Increased and more...

Compliance at all airports (from 01/Apr/2018 to 31/Jul/2019))
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Teodoro Seoane, from ESSP, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the EGNOS system status and performance for the period of 18 April...

Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle
Friday, October 11, 2019

The EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Pad 39 at Baikonur...

Latest Documents

Monthly Performance Report October 2019 cover
Monthly performance report
Friday, November 8, 2019

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during October 2019. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

Monthly Performance Report September 2019 cover
Monthly performance report
Monday, October 7, 2019

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during September 2019. The report contains global results for the reported period...

Monthly Performance Report August 2019 cover
Monthly performance report
Friday, September 6, 2019

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during August 2019. The report contains global results for the reported period,...