Documentation and APIs

Telecom APIs

We provide a wide variety of communication APIs to allow businesses to seamlessly integrate their processes with the services we offer. 

In this section you will find APIs related to our messaging, telecommunications and mobile services. You can use the drop-down on the top-right of the list to filter the API documentation by category.


Sending Messages via aql's SMS API

The Send SMS API allows you to easily and quickly send SMS through our highly reliable SMS service.


Inbound SMS to UK Landline Numbers API

This page provides information on how to integrate with our Inbound UK Landline Numbers API.

999 API for Hosted Number Ranges

This API is designed to allow partners who have their number ranges hosted with aql to update their interface with BT’s 999 system. This will provide an easy method for the update of BT’s 999 record details for our customers.

999 API Return Codes

These are a list of the codes returned by 999 API and 999 API for Hosted Number Ranges.

999 Emergency Service Access API

This API is designed to allow holders of aql numbers to update their subscriber details with BT’s 999 system. This provides an easy method for the update of BT’s 999 record details for our customers.

Email to Fax Reseller API

The aql fax API allows you to manage your Email to Fax services quickly and easily. Create, list, change, and manage your service from one easy-to-use API.

IAX configuration

This documentation provides a sample IAX configuration file to help you get connected to aql's wholesale gateways.

Looking Glass API

The Looking Glass api is for checking domains and email addresses. You do not have to be logged in to use this facility.

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.

Nokia OTA configuration API

Configuration of VoIP settings on mobile devices is a barrier to take-up of VoIP services on mobiles. aql has six years of experience in over the air (OTA) configuration of Nokia handsets, and our Nokia OTA configuration API will give you the tools to manage this service.

Number Activation API

If we've datafilled your own number ranges for you, then you will still need to notify some networks that the number is live so that they can activate the routing for these. This typically takes 1 - 2 business days. To pass your number(s) to these networks, you can make use of the Number Activation API.

Number Control API

Once a number has been provisioned using the provisioning API, it may be configured using our extensive Number Control API.

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