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95% accuracy* for line type [details]

The most affordable and popular service to identify line type. The data is updated monthly. This service does not check for line number portability (LNP) and will report the original phone number carrier and line type. Since vast majority of number porting requests is from one cell phone number carrier to another, line type accuracy is reasonably high. Sample Resultsopen sample report in new window

* Line type accuracy is for Landline vs Cell Phone. Some VoIP numbers may be reported as Landlines.

Real-time LNP lookup, 99.9% accurate* [details]

The best choice, if you need a near 100% accuracy for line type and the current phone number carrier. Our Advanced Service includes LNP check (Local Number Portability) to verify if the number was moved (ported) to a new phone company. This service will report new carrier and the new line type, even if the number was ported today! Mobile phone numbers will also include the SMS email address (giving you the ability to email text or media messages). Data is updated daily. Sample Resultsopen sample report in new window

* Line type accuracy is for Landline vs Cell Phone. Some VoIP numbers may be reported as Landlines.

Real-time LNP, plus Do Not Call list check [details]

This is the Line Type and Carrier (Advanced) service with a check if number is on the Federal Do Not Call (DNC) list. You get nearly near 100% accuracy for line type and the current carrier. Phone number porting (LNP) information is updated daily. Do Not Call data is for US only. Sample Resultsopen sample report in new window

* Line type accuracy is for Landline vs Cell Phone. Some VoIP numbers may be reported as Landlines.

Identify reachable numbers and check DNC list [details]

This low-cost service uses sophisticated algorithms, multiple factors and telco files to indicate if number is reachable. If a number was activated or disconnected within a week or was not called in many months, its status may not be reported correctly. This service also shows if phone number is on the Federal Do Not Call (DNC) list and includes everything from the Advanced Line Type and Carrier (LNP) service above. You can run files 24/7. Sample Resultsopen sample report in new window

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How to Verify
  • Enter US or Canadian phone number in any format

Results Typically Include

  • Phone type - landline, cell phone (wireless) or VoIP
  • Carrier (phone company) name
  • Location, time zone, area code info and map
  • For VoIP lines, the company name shown will be a local exchange carrier, VoIP reseller like Level 3 Communications, not the actual VoIP service provider like Vonage, Magic Jack or Google Voice.
  • Not all information is available for all records.

Information Sources

  • North American Numbering Plan Administration, Canadian Numbering Administrator
  • Specialized phone company databases
  • Searchbug proprietary data and methods
  • Near-realtime sources (for current information)

Cost of Search

  • Line Type and Carrier (Standard): $0.02 or 2 $T
  • Line Type and Carrier (Advanced): $0.10 or 10 $T
  • Line Type and Carrier + DNC: $0.20 or 20 $T
  • Reachable Phone Number: $0.50 or 50 $T
  • Reachable Phone Number (Advanced): $1.00 or 100 $T
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