DOTS Phone Exchange

Verifies the Telecom Provider and validate phone number for U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico

DOTS Phone ExchangeSM by Service Objects is a real-time web service API that validates the first seven digits of a telephone number and returns the carrier name, city, state, line type, latitude and longitude associated with that exchange. Service Objects proprietary database contains 2,300 telecom carriers from US, Canada and Puerto Rico. [View Datasheet]

Developer Tools

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Sample Code
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Java 1.5 Apache TomcatGetExchangeInfo_V2SOAPdownload

Example of the sample request URL/HTTP parameters:[YourKey]

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Features and Benefits

Features of Phone Exchange

  • Database contains information on over 1,761,000 working phone exchange blocks from 2,300 US and Canadian telecom providers
  • Provides carrier information for any telephone number combination in the North American Numbering Plan
  • Removes extraneous characters commonly found within found telephone numbers
  • Returns service provider information (carrier, city, state, line type, latitude and longitude)
  • Resolves phone numbers to NAA/NXX+ (1,000-number) blocks
  • Append data on the phone number, distinguishing between landline, wireless numbers, or Voice Over IP (VOIP)
  • Processes multiple numbers at the same time
  • Response time as fast as 0.3 seconds
  • Updated monthly
  • Real-time API or batch service available

Phone Exchange Benefits

  • Validates telephone numbers at the point-of-entry
  • Provides carrier information for better customer insight
  • Eliminates invalid phone numbers from being added to customer databases
  • Improves compliance with federal telemarketing sales rules regarding calls to wireless devices

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