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Submission + - Mozilla is mapping cell towers and WiFi access points (mozilla.com)

neiras writes: Mozilla is building a map of publicly-observable cell tower and WiFi access points to compete with proprietary geolocation services like Google's. Coverage is a bit thin so far but is improving rapidly.

Anyone with an Android phone can help by downloading the MozStumbler app and letting it run while walking or driving around. The application is also available on the F-Droid market.

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Mozilla is mapping cell towers and WiFi access points

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