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Mobile network measurement route planning

To understand where cellular coverage is insufficient, we need connectivity and performance measurements collected from real cellular devices in the wild. However, collecting such measurements is time consuming. As a result, we’re using existing datasets – such as the FCC’s mobile coverage data, Ookla’s mobile performance data, and OpenStreetMap’s maps – to assess the value and cost of collecting additional measurements in a given area. This data is then used to plan routes that maximize the value of the measurements collected while minimizing the cost to collect them.

[This page was last updated on October 3, 2022.]