EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Global 2G Mobile Communications Network Coverage, 2009

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Description
This polygon shapefile is a representation of the coverage area for 2G mobile communications networks around the world in 2009. The data is created from submissions made directly to Collins Bartholomew or the GSMA from mobile operators, which provide roaming detail for inclusion in the online mapping application known as Collins Mobile Coverage Web. Polygons representing the network coverage have been split into country areas using the country polygons from the Collins World Explorer vector product. Polygons are supplied as multipart, and include any country ISO or FIPS codes where known. The data is supplied with a nominal resolution of approximately 1km on the ground.This map can be used to locate and analyze mobile communications coverage on a global scale.
Publisher
Collins Bartholomew Ltd.
Place(s)
Earth and Earth (Planet)
Subject(s)
Global system for mobile communications and Utilities and Communication
Year
2009
Held by
Stanford
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Use and reproduction
These data are licensed by Stanford Libraries and are available to Stanford University affiliates only. Affiliates are limited to current faculty, staff and students. These data may not be reproduced or used for any purpose without permission. For more information please contact brannerlibrary@stanford.edu.
Copyright
Copyright ownership resides with the originator.