Retrieving location information by using the BlackBerryLocation class

You can use the BlackBerry® extensions to JSR 179 to retrieve location information about the BlackBerry device. You can use the BlackBerryLocation class to retrieve the following information:

  • number of satellites that a BlackBerry device is tracking
  • details about the satellites that a BlackBerry device is tracking
  • average signal quality of a satellite
  • data source that produces the GPS fix (an internal or an external GPS receiver)
  • GPS mode that provides the location information

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