Mobile Phone Tower Against Blue Sky

Cell Site Analysis (or “Cell Site “- as it is often referred to in the forensic industry), is a forensic technique comprising of the analysis of Call data for a given mobile phone.

by which the network operator stores for billing purposes.

The call data can give us azimuth infomation or direction that the cell faces so it is possible to

Call data from mobile phones connecting to individual Cell Sites are recorded by the network operator (O2, Orange, Vodaphone etc) in the form of Call Data Records.
Call Data Record information is then disclosed to the defence and prosecution in a criminal case.
By analysing the Call data Records and referencing the Cell Site Survey it is possible to plot the movement of a mobile phone over a general location.

Specialist radio test equipment can be used to determine whether or not a Cell Site could produce coverage in a certain area. This analysis can assist in pinpointing a more detailed location and likelihood of where a call was made or received.

X-act Forensics Cell Site Analysts have many years of experience in Cell Site cases and can provide expert assistance to either prosecution or defence.

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