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I am looking for GIS data with the network coverage (mobile phones). Something like the layer shown in the cell mapper website where I can select different countries and all the providers to export a GIS layer with the towers heatmap would be great.

Although a nice raster with coverage given by all the providers would be perfect, I am guessing that maybe something like this is not public, I can also manage to work with presence/absence of network coverage by administrative regions in Europe.

Any help is appreciated, it is the first time I am trying to find & use this type of data, so I might have failed to find any obvious websites, or what I am looking for is not possible to obtain.

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UK (EE 'Orange') coverage.ee.co.uk/ee/coveragechecker.html it is a slow site - 4G, 3G and 2G coverage and warning: coverage.ee.co.uk/ee/etc/ee-coverage.html –  Mapperz Apr 12 '13 at 14:32

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Check out http://www.opencellid.org/ this is an open source project offering open data. There might be some working involved in turn the data into "GIS" data but could be a good place to start.

You can download the "raw" data at http://dump.opencellid.org/ - you're probably looking for the "cells" data, which is given as CSV (easily imported into any GIS format): id,lat,lon,mcc,mnc,lac,cellid,range,nbSamples,created_at,updated_at

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