If you are looking for a particular GSM cell tower or would like information such as the Cell-ID, MNC, MCC, or LAC of a GSM cell that you recieved from inViu touch or another source, you can simply fill in the details of the GSM cell in the form on this page and click on "search". You will see the area that is covered by that cell tower on the map.
The radius of a GSM cell tower (a.k.a. base station, Base Transceiver Station) is said to reach up to 35 km (21.75 miles), but in reality this range is much lower due to reduced transmission power, smaller cell towers in urban areas, and terrain differences.
The pushpin shown does not represent the exact location but a pre-measured GPS position in this area.
A unique number used to identify the GSM base transceiver station the phone is connected to.
LAC - Location Area Code
A 16-digit fixed length code that identifies the phone's location area within a GSM public land mobile network.
MNC - Mobile Network Code
This number is used to uniquely identify the GSM network operator in combination with the MCC the phone is currently connected to.
- 00 - BT
- 01 - UK01
- 02 - O2 Telefonica
- 03 - Airtel-Vodafone
MCC - Mobile Country Code
This is a unique number for the country with the GSM net the phone is currently connected to.
- 235 - United Kingdom
- 262 - Germany
- 208 - France
- 214 - Spain