Validated Phone Information Archives

These blogs include information on validated phone information for your business.

5 Ways to Use Phone Validation
May
09

5 Ways to Use Phone Validation

Phone validation is important to making sure you make the most out of your customer data. There is so much more information you can use just by running a phone number (or list of numbers) through a validator. There are many reasons why people change their phone numbers. You don’t want to find out by […]

VoIP Phone Number, Cell Phone, and Landline: What’s the Difference?
Apr
25

VoIP Phone Number, Cell Phone, and Landline: What’s the Difference?

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP phone numbers, is becoming increasingly commonplace. It combines the best features of landlines and cell phones to create a convenient and effective way to communicate. While the use of VoIP phone numbers has proven to be a cost-effective phone system for many businesses, it’s not unusual to find them […]

How to Identify a Mobile Number Online? You have received calls from an unknown phone number a few times, but you've missed them. What should you do? You want to identify the mobile number and know the caller's identity before ringing them back. This will help avoid calling back a telemarketer or sales agent. Also, you don't want not to call back, just in case it might be important.
Mar
21

How to Identify a Mobile Number Online?

You have received calls from an unknown phone number a few times, but you’ve missed them. What should you do? You want to identify the mobile number and know the caller’s identity before ringing them back. This will help avoid calling back a telemarketer or sales agent. Also, you don’t want not to call back, […]

Area Code Lookup - 9 Reasons Why Area Codes Matter via Searchbug
Sep
13

Area Code Lookup: 9 Reasons Why Area Codes Matter

Why would you ever need an area code lookup? From marketing to personal safety, there’s more to area codes than you might think. All phone numbers have area codes. They typically indicate the geographic location from which a call originates. But did you know there are non-geographic area codes, too? When might you need to […]

How to Use Phone Validation for Strong Customer Authentication via Searchbug
Apr
12

How to Use Phone Validation for Strong Customer Authentication

Strong Customer Authentication, or SCA, is a requirement for businesses operating under PSD2 in Europe made effective in 2019. But strong customer authentication is a good business strategy for banks and businesses everywhere.  Most have already recognized the importance of strong customer authentication in preventing fraud costs. Fraud puts customers at risk. Consequently, it costs […]

A VoIP Number
Jan
25

What is a VoIP Number: Everything You Need to Know

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) numbers are becoming increasingly popular. Although common, you might find yourself asking What is a VoIP number?  A VoIP number is a virtual phone number. VoIP calls take place through an internet connection rather than a phone line. You’ve more than likely used one yourself without knowing it.  Businesses are […]

How-To Guide: How to Check if a Phone Number is Active
Jan
11

How to Check if a Phone Number is Active

If your business relies on customer phone numbers, you want to make sure you only enter phone numbers that are active into your database. That way you don’t waste time and money reaching out to inactive numbers.  Don’t be naive and think that your customers surely wouldn’t provide you with an invalid or disconnected phone […]