Step 1b: Top-Down Infrastructure Mapping Examples

At country level, various government departments are developing and tracking network infrastructure and service deployment. See Table 6 for examples of how the national governments of Poland, the United Kingdom and Ireland, along with the European Union, all maintain mapping databases to inform service deployment.

Table 6: Top-down country mapping: examples

Country

Department

Map type

Open data

URL

Poland

Office of Electronic Communications

Infrastructure

Yes

United Kingdom

Office of Communications (Ofcom)

Mobile service coverage

No

Ireland

Commission for Communications Regulation (Comreg)

Mobile service coverage

No

European Union

European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CNECT)

Broadband service coverage

Yes