LBS+LIMS: A Useful Combo

Pravin Prashant

Indian mobile operators are moving fast on LBS (location based services) which was not the case a couple of months ago. Large operators like Reliance, Tata, Vodafone, Idea, and Videocon have already floated RFP and are in a hurry to meet the deadline set by the Ministry of Communications IT. Some operators are still in the process of preparing the RFP whereas others are still waiting to see how things unfold before taking the leap.

So, if things go as per plan we will see pan India rollout of LBS within 4-6 months time. This would be of great help to law enforcement agencies as it will help in location positioning of terrorists‘ mobile phones in the country and help catch them before they can engage in any terror activity.

On the other hand, we are also seeing a number of state governments coming out with RFP on lawful interception. (more on