tel-carrier

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

npm install tel-carrier
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node-tel-carrier

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

Installation & Usage

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 (err, info) {
  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.

Services

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

tel-carrier-cache

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

Tracks Ported Numbers: NO

http://tel-carrier.coolaj86.com

fonefinder.net

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.

data24-7.com

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"
}

freecarrierlookup.com

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" }

xminder.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.

carrierlookup.com

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}

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