Location-Based Services (LBS)

Location-Based Services (LBS)

Comtech provides a comprehensive LBS solution that includes platforms, applications and operational support solutions.

Comtech offers location-based services (LBS) solutions to enhance your LBS business. Our Location Solutions support the generation and distribution of location information and provide state-of-the-art LBS applications for a complete end-to-end solution. Both consumers and enterprise users can benefit from the functionalities included in Comtech’s location solutions, because we provision all aspects of the LBS value chain backed by two decades of LBS experience.

Our location solutions include active and passive location systems, location-middleware, intelligent routers, mediation gateways, A-GNSS data services, and operations reporting services. Together these systems allow operators to quickly and easily deploy an end-to-end location solution that optimizes location results while reducing network impact.  Our application interface modules provide location information to requesting applications while maintaining critical privacy controls.

Comtech's Xypoint® Locator, among other consumer applications available on our platforms, is a powerful multi-purpose, easy-to-use application that allows authorized users to locate and track specific mobile devices and monitor specific areas of interest. Operators can use this tool to support a wide variety of use cases including Location Accuracy Testing, Public Safety, Lawful Interception, Network Optimization and Big Data Analytics.

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Features Specifications
Location Accuracy
  • Hybridize multiple position determination capabilities to maximize accuracy and yield
  • Capable of validating device-based hybrid locations and integrating them within the flow of location information
  • Support Cellular Signal-based, Wi-Fi, A-GNSS, handset-sensors, Terrestrial Beacon, Hybrid Location
Support 5G, LTE (4G), WiFi, 3G, and 2G networks, across Control Plane and Secure User Plane (SUPL) environments
  • Support 3GPP, 3GPP2, and OMA Standards
A-GNSS Reference Network to provide the most comprehensive satellite data service in the industry
  • GNSS global coverage is available for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, and QZSS 
  • Multi-constellation Extended Ephemeris service
Flexible Deployment Options
  • Scalable, geographically redundant platform with 99.999% reliability
  • Hosted, In-Network, Cloud/Virtual
Flexible Operational Models
  • Customer Operated/Managed
  • Comtech Managed Services
Industry compliant Interoperability
  • Interoperates with all 3GPP Compliant Core/RAN vendors
Cloud Native Virtual Solutions
  • Available for Private, Public or Hybrid Cloud Deployments
  • Support for OpenStack, VMware, CloudBand and other virtual environments
Mobile Network Operators
  • 3GPP and OMA Compliant
  • Supports User Plane and Control Plane
  • Flexible deployment options
Mobile Device and SmallCell OEM’s
  • Inter-Operability Validation
  • Turnkey solution sales
Internet of Things - IoT
  • Scalability for IoT and M2M ecosystems
  • Private, public, cloud deployments (OpenStack)
Private LTE Networks
  • For industries including Mining and Manufacturing who deploy Private LTE Networks

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