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API » Community Anchor Institutions - Closest By Latitude And Longitude


Description
This API returns the closest community anchor institutions by latitude and longitude.

Why We Provide It
We are providing this API to increase the value of the transparency of the National Broadband Map. With this API users can determine the closest CAIs for specific coordinates.

Review Data Dictionary

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API Base
https://www.broadbandmap.gov/broadbandmap/

API Call
{API Base}/cai/closest?latitude={latitude}&longitude={longitude}&maxresults={maxResults}&format={format}&callback={functionName}

Sample Call
https://www.broadbandmap.gov/broadbandmap/cai/closest?latitude=41.486857&longitude=-71.294392&format=json

Required Parameters
latitude:
Latitude of a point. Example: 41.486857

longitude
Longitude of a point. Example: -71.294392

Optional Parameters
maxresults:
maximum number of results (default 25, maximum 100)

format:
XML, JSON, JSONP (XML is default)

callback:
JSONP callback function name

Response

JSON   XML

No results found
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<Response status="OK" responseTime="12">
  <message>No results found</message>
</Response>




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