[VoiceOps] Landline vs Mobile Lookup

Calvin E. calvine at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 11:01:25 EDT 2023

For messaging specifically, you might want to check NetNumber directly,
since 10 digit messaging is using Net Number IDs for routing now. That data
should be separate from any NPAC concerns. Other services might call it an
HLR dip.

On Tue, Mar 21, 2023, 07:56 Christopher Aloi <ctaloi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Calvin,
> We have customers sending text messages out and are looking to
> scrub landlines from their lists.  I have found a few, pricing seems a bit
> all over the place.  Thanks for the reply.
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2023 at 10:48 AM Calvin E. <calvine at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Assuming you want porting adjusted results, I believe this would count as
>> NPAC- derived and is thereby restricted to those with an NPAC User
>> Agreement. That doesn't mean you can't get it, it just means you have to go
>> through some hoops and pay some money annually.
>> I imagine there are dozens of services that can do this kind of lookup
>> for you but it may not be real time, and it may not be current data. Even
>> the lookup service provided by NetNumber is coming under fire because
>> they've been giving out porting adjusted data to non-NPAC users.
>> What is your use case?
>> On Tue, Mar 21, 2023, 07:04 Christopher Aloi via VoiceOps <
>> voiceops at voiceops.org> wrote:
>>> Hey All,
>>> Looking for an API or data source that will tell me if numbers are
>>> mobile or landline.  Bonus if it tells me who the mobile carrier is.  I
>>> used opencnam years ago but it looks like they've been acquired by
>>> Neustar.  Any recommendations?
>>> Cheers,
>>> Chris
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