AFAIK they mostly target smarphones and require both cell id and wifi
ssid data to do the lookup, so it's not an option for j2me-only
devices.


On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Jonathan Markwell
<j.l.markw...@inuda.com> wrote:
> Skyhook Wireless could be another option: http://www.skyhookwireless.com
>
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Anton Krasovsky
> <anton.krasov...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sure, but I think their coverage is somewhat scarce? Yahoo Fireeagle
>> seems to support cellid, but I don't think is workable to ask users to
>> signup for Fireeagle. Then there is http://www.navizon.com/ but it's
>> too expensive for me at this stage.
>>
>> Anton
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 4:35 PM, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> If you are making request to the Twitter API you should be able to make
>>> request to OpenCelID to get an approximate lat/lon location.
>>> http://www.opencellid.org/api
>>>
>>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 04:44, Anton Krasovsky <anton.krasov...@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for reply! I would be nice if you'd have considered adding
>>>> something
>>>> like that in the future - iPhones and such are nice, but there are
>>>> plenty more users with simplier phones that don't have GPS.
>>>>
>>>> Anton
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 9:14 PM, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote:
>>>> > hi anton.
>>>> > that's interesting, but, right now, we don't have anything like that on
>>>> > our
>>>> > roadmap. devices like the iPod touch, i believe, do the cell ID ->
>>>> > coordinate mapping internally, and then could send those coordinates to
>>>> > our
>>>> > API.
>>>> >
>>>> > On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:14 PM, anton <anton.krasov...@gmail.com>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Is there any plans to support cellid based location updates for mobile
>>>> >> devices that aren't equipped with GPS?
>>>> >>
>>>> >> My understanding that currently to update user's location one has to
>>>> >> obtain users latitude and longitude, which aren't readily available on
>>>> >> most handsets (except the newest ones equipped with GPS) .
>>>> >>
>>>> >> It would be terrific if Twitter would allow to use cellid to update
>>>> >> the user's location, similar to what Google Latitude does.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Regards,
>>>> >> Anton
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > --
>>>> > Raffi Krikorian
>>>> > Twitter Platform Team
>>>> > http://twitter.com/raffi
>>>> >
>>>
>>>
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