Network lookup API
Our network lookup API can provide you with a more detailed response for your network lookups, including an indication of how the information was discovered, by sending a request via HTTP POST to our gateway, allowing quick integration with your own services.
Identify which network is providing services to a mobile handset
Two classes of network lookup service make it possible to identify the network operator for a given mobile number.
OFCOM reservation reference service
OFCOM publish information about which mobile numbers were reserved for which provider. We provide a way for you to refer to this information programmatically for free.
Please note that where a number has been ported from one provider to another, the system will inform you of the Range Holder rather than the current provider.
How to identify the network provider for a given mobile number
http://gw.aql.com/nl/network_lookup.php (or https)
including these variables in your request (* denotes a required field):
Possible return values…
Example successful lookup responses
OR with contact
OR international number
OR UK landline
Any failed queries will return an error response:
“status # : description” e.g.: 2: Authentication error