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Phone verification

Ensure the phone numbers you collect are accurate, consistent, and active across all channels.

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What is phone number validation, and how does our tool verify phone number data?

Phone number validation helps you reach and identify your customers and comply with relevant regulations. How does it work? Our powerful phone verification service utilizes data from about 1,500 telecommunication providers in over 200 countries and territories to deliver accurate, fast results. We can even cleanse phone numbers at point-of-entry, so you can be sure they’re valid before they enter your database. By using our phone verification tool, you can immediately see whether a phone number is valid, and eliminate inaccurate data collection. 

How valuable are accurate phone numbers to your business? Are you looking to expand your mobile marketing strategy right now? The explosion in mobile usage has fundamentally changed the way organizations interact with their consumers. Many of your customers and prospects now expect to be able to complete their entire interaction with you via their handheld device. This makes collecting accurate phone numbers more critical to your business than ever before. Phone Verification from Experian Data Quality enables you to validate the phone numbers you collect and identify which numbers are mobile versus landline. Our validation software can be integrated directly into your web forms or other client-facing applications. If your organization relies on phone numbers in order to service your clients, or you are looking to broaden your telecommunications strategy then Phone Verification from Experian Data Quality offers you a fast and reliable way to validate in real-time, ensuring your phone numbers are accurate before ever picking up the telephone. To find out more about Phone Verification software, get in contact with the Experian Data Quality team today.

Did you know

of retail organizations say that mobile is the main channel through which they are interacting with customers and collecting information .

  • Elevate customer experience - A phone number is a vital contact point for service, as well as SMS and mobile marketing. Our phone validation tool ensures that accurate telephone numbers are collected to keep this valuable channel open.
  • Maximize revenue opportunities - Determine if a phone number is valid and accurate before picking up the telephone, allowing you to reach your customers and drive more revenue.
  • Increase business performance - Identify which numbers you collect are mobile vs. landline, letting you take the proper approach with your communications. Maintain compliance and mitigate risks associated with telemarketing violations.

Global phone validate

Validate phone numbers in real time by submitting a request via our web service. You’ll receive a response in JSON format with information about each phone number, including country of origin, country code, cell or landline, telecommunications operator, roaming status, active status, and more. 

Phone verification API

Identify and verify phone type in real time as numbers are typed. This RESTful API service provides a convenient approach to collecting data and supports both asynchronous and synchronous operations.

Bulk phone validation

Verify phone numbers in bulk, as you need them, on an automated basis. Phone lists can be uploaded to a secure FTP website on a recurring basis or call on our phone validation API to perform a cleanse as you need it.

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What our customers say about phone verification

We’ve managed to improve our customer data, reduce costs and provide a better customer experience—all while staying way ahead of the ROI. We’re thrilled with the first class products and services that have been provided; Experian Data Quality is clearly an industry leader.

Steve Tryon - SVP of Logistics,

Contact data management requires a comprehensive strategy


Phone validation ensures only accurate telephone information enters your database.

Keep open lines of communication with your customers, improve the quality of organizational contact information, streamline data entry processes, and contact customers with the right phone number.