Tower Collector

Join the OpenCellID community and collect cell towers' locations from your area!

Tower Collector gives you opportunity to contribute to and Mozilla Location Services projects by uploading GPS locations of GSM/UMTS/LTE/CDMA cell towers from your area. The measurements help map the extent of mobile phone network coverage. You can use the app to collect data for personal purposes and export them to CSV or GPX files.

How to Get

Tower Collector is available for free on the Google Play store:

Get it on Google Play

and on official F-Droid catalog:

Get it on F-Droid


This project is build using Android Studio 3.6.3.

To build your own signed apk go to "app/properties" and:

  1. Place your keystore file inside the folder.
  2. Copy "" as "" in the same directory and adjust it accordingly.
  3. Copy "google-services-example.json" as "google-services.json" in the same directory and adjust it accordingly or place your own generated file there.
  4. These files will be ignored so don't worry about committing them by mistake.

Bug reports and feature requests

Please report any bugs or submit feature requests through the Issues tab on this page or email me directly.


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Tower Collector is licensed under the Mozilla Public License 2.0. A copy of this license is included in LICENSE.txt.