tel-carrier

Lookup the carrier and sms / mms gateway email addresses for a given phone number

node-tel-carrier

Lookup the carrier and sms / mms gateway email addresses for a given phone number through a variety of services.

npm install --save tel-carrier
'use strict';
 
var TelCarrier = require('tel-carrier')
  , telCarrier
  ;
  
// you can get 15 free lookups with the demo account 
// per ip address per 30 day period 
telCarrier = TelCarrier.create({
  service: 'freecarrierlookup.com'
});
 
telCarrier.lookup('5551234567', function (errinfo) {
  console.log(info);
});

Example Output

{ number: '5551234567'
, wireless: true
, carrierComment: 'Verizon Wireless'
, carrier: 'verizon'
, smsGateway: '5551234567@vtext.com'
, mmsGateway: '5551234567@vzwpix.com'
, updated: 0
}

If updated exists it will be a timestamp in milliseconds.

  • freecarrierlookup.com
  • tel-carrier-cache
  • fonefinder.net
  • data24-7.com
  • xminder.com

This is a slightly massaged local copy of fonefinder.net.

Tracks Ported Numbers: NO

http://tel-carrier.coolaj86.com

This service is updated every few months and is usually accurate.

Tracks Ported Numbers: NO

http://www.fonefinder.net/

http://fonescout.com/revsearch.php

{ service: "fonefinder.net" }

Submit bugs to this repo if the sms and mms gateways are incorrect.

Requires an account. You can make 25 lookups for free.

Tracks Ported Numbers: YES

http://www.data24-7.com/signup.php

{ service "data24-7.com"
, username: "your-user-name"
, password: "your-password"
}

You get 15 free lookups per ip address per 30 days.

The service is updated daily.

Tracks Ported Numbers: YES

http://www.freecarrierlookup.com/

{ service: "freecarrierlookup.com" }

Without an account you can lookup 5 numbers for free.

http://www.xminder.com/products/carrier-lookup.html

{ service: "xminder.com" }

Note: there's an API key or a username / password, but their api sign-up didn't work when I tried.

Not Yet Implemented

https://www.carrierlookup.com/index.php/cpanel/apikeys

http://www.carrierlookup.com/index.php/api/lookup?key={#api_key}&number={#phone_number}