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sleiva
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎11-19-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Cellsite mode fix problems

Hello

I have a problem with the way location in Blackberry cellsite.

I have created an application to get the data through this location, but the listener never gets positions. What is the problem?

Features of interest:

Model: Pearl 9100 blakberry
OS: Blackberry OS v5.0.0.532
Service Provider: Vodafone Spain
Type device network: GSM

Instead, if I use the type of GPS tracking

myCriteria = new BlackBerryCriteria (GPSInfo.GPS_MODE_AUTONOMOUS);

No problems.

Reading several articles on the internet say the location cellsite not support GSM, is that true?

If it so, what methods Blackberry provides for a location without using GPS (without GPSInfo.GPS_MODE_AUTONOMOUS) using GSM networks?

thank you very much

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peter_strange
Posts: 19,601
Registered: ‎07-14-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Cellsite mode fix problems

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sleiva
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎11-19-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Cellsite mode fix problems

I've tested and I've created

BlackBerryCriteria BlackBerryCriteria bbCriteria = new ();
bbCriteria.setMode (GPSInfo.GPS_MODE_CELLSITE);

and the listener does not get positions.

however if I use

BlackBerryCriteria BlackBerryCriteria bbCriteria = new ();
bbCriteria.setMode (GPSInfo.GPS_MODE_AUTONOMOUS);

the listener gets perfectly positions.

Features of interest:

Model: Pearl 9100 blakberry
OS: Blackberry OS v5.0.0.532
Service Provider: Vodafone Spain
Device Network Type: GSM

The questions I ask are:

1. BlackBerryCriteria BlackBerryCriteria bbCriteria = new ();
bbCriteria.setMode (GPSInfo.GPS_MODE_CELLSITE);
can obtain positions with GSM devices?

2. Vodafone Spain allows GPSInfo.GPS_MODE_CELLSITE?

3. If you update the operating system to Blackberry OS 6 and used
BbCriteria BlackBerryCriteria new BlackBerryCriteria == ();
bbCriteria.setMode (LocationInfo.GEOLOCATION_MODE_CELL)
It would have the same problem?

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sleiva
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎11-19-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Cellsite mode fix problems

Can anyone help me with this problem?

 

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walkin
Posts: 52
Registered: ‎11-24-2011
My Device: Bold 9930
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Cellsite mode fix problems

The whole 'GPS thing" in Blackberry is a pain in the ...

There are literary tons of posts about it.

The latest and I'd say most educational is this one:

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/Finding-My-Location-how-does-BB-Maps-do-it/m...

 

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gopi_riar
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎10-05-2012
My Device: blackberry curve 9300
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Cellsite mode fix problems

I m also facing the same problem ...  ... Is GSM not support Cellsite mode ????

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