Mobile Number Lookup Service


MNP: Mobile Number Lookup Service 

Mobile number portability allows a mobile subscriber to change mobile operator without changing mobile number. It is a convenient way to switch operators without having to change telephone number. As this service is top-rated among the users, operators, carriers and those who send Bulk SMS notifications to customers need to have accurate information about phone numbers to secure successful message delivery.   

MNP, Lookup

Mobile number lookup service is a must for those who are trading SMS and collecting customers' phone numbers to send SMS notifications. This service enables you to check easily which mobile operator numbers belong to so that you can send messages to the right operator, through the right route, thus avoiding extra costs occurring in case you send text messages to the operator to whom mobile number no longer belongs to. Number lookup helps you identify and separate valid phone numbers from invalid ones. With this information, you can clean up your mobile number database by removing the invalid ones. Lookup tool saves you both time and money.  

The lookup can be done in 2 ways:

  • HLR (Home Location Register): a real-time number lookup, usually used by mobile operators when they need some specific technical requirements.
  • MNP (Mobile Number Lookup): a database of mobile numbers, but not in a real-time. Databases are updated when numbers are ported, but not if the mobile number is switched off or is in roaming.

The basic number lookup provides you with information about to which country mobile number belongs to and to which particular mobile operator it belongs to.

If you need this service, check our Mobile Number Lookup which provides access to all critical information on mobile number routing, identity, and verification which enables carriers and mobile operators to improve delivery success rates and ported-number routing efficiency.