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About Sam

Co-Founder of OpenSignalMaps.

(More) Translators Needed!

Just last week we were appealing for translators for the OpenSignal Android and (very soon) iPhone app. Now we are looking for help translating our website, so we can show off all the data you help us collect to as … Continue reading

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OpenSignalMaps on the BBC

OpenSignalMaps was recently featured on the BBC:

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UK Networks and their misleading coverage maps

An expose in last weeks Sunday Times reveals that networks regularly exaggerate their coverage maps – suggesting customers can get signal where in reality they cannot. The article (paywall) details how the Sunday Times obtained O2 and Vodafone coverage maps … Continue reading

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OpenSignalMaps on Forbes.com

Our report into signal strength in San Fransico was recently featured on Elizabeth Woyke’s Mobilized blog on Forbes.com. http://blogs.forbes.com/elizabethwoyke/2011/04/27/verizon-wins-t-mobile-loses-in-san-francisco-data-speed-test/ We even got a response from T-Mobile (check the Forbes comments for our rebuttal)!

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OpenSignalMaps on How-To Geek

How-To Geek recently featured OpenSignalMaps: http://www.howtogeek.com/news/opensignalmaps-offers-real-world-cell-coverage-maps/4362/

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OpenSignalMaps Video Review on Olhar Digital

Brazilian digital TV channel Olhar Digital recently featured OpenSignalMaps in a segment. Here’s the video:   Source: http://olhardigital.uol.com.br/produtos/central_de_videos/veja_a_cobertura_celular_das_operado

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OpenSignalMaps on CNN.com

OpenSignalMaps was recently featured on the CNN website, and even made it to the front page (although quite far down!). Read the full article here: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/TECH/mobile/02/15/coverage.mapping/

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OpenSignalMaps on TIME Techland

The technology section of influential TIME Magazine has a short piece on the OpenSignalMaps app. Check out the full article here: http://techland.time.com/2011/02/16/want-to-avoid-dropped-calls-theres-an-app-for-that-if-youre-on-android/

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OpenSignalMaps on Baixaki

OpenSignalMaps was featured on Brazilian site Baixaki.com: http://www.baixaki.com.br/download/opensignalmaps.htm

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OpenSignalMaps on TechCrunch

As we mentioned in this post we were recently featured on the massive technology news site TechCrunch. The traffic spike caused some problems with our servers… To read the full article, head over to TechCrunch.com: http://techcrunch.com/2011/02/14/opensignalmaps-crowd-sources-mobile-cell-tower-strength-80000-downloads-and-counting/  

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