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Phone Intelligence API

Assess the risk of a digital interaction based on phone validity, metadata, and activity

You can learn a lot about a potential customer just based on their phone number. With our Phone Intelligence API, you can provide us with a single customer phone number and receive back detailed and authoritative phone data to identify fake account sign-ups, inform risk models, and segment and analyze databases. Our data insights are here to help streamline your risk assessment and free up good users to transact with your organization.

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How it Works

Provide a phone number for any customer interaction, and you’ll receive valuable information to help you validate the user and determine risk. Below is a sample of what you’ll receive.

Carrier Information

Identify the company that provides voice or data services for a given phone number.

Phone Validity Check

Phone numbers are determined to be real or not real, with a valid area code.

Country Details

Access the country calling code, country code, and country name associated with the phone number.

Prepaid Account Check

Indicate whether the phone number is associated with a prepaid account.


How often a number has been observed in Ekata’s Identity Network—a network consisting of over 200 million monthly, anonymized real-world queries—over the past 90 days.


How many merchants have transacted with this phone number in the past 90 days.

Phone Intelligence API Solves For

Contact Validation at a Global Scale

Receive detailed and accurate phone data regardless of country. Enable contact validation and decision-making for users all over the world.

Fraud and Risk Mitigation

Use authoritative phone data to build better risk models that add friction to risky user interactions and help identify fake user account sign-ups.

Improved Conversion Rates

Use phone data to create low-friction experiences that quickly and confidently approve good users and achieve better conversion rates.

Key Benefits

Simplify sign-up flows

Only a phone number is needed to support mobile-driven sign-ups, enabling you to assess risk without requiring additional customer input.

Flag risky users during sign-Up

Use authoritative phone data to flag risky users and deter fraudulent transactions without preventing account opening altogether.

Route good customers to fast, low-friction experiences

Provide a low-friction transaction experience for good customers by automatically accepting low-risk customer sign-ups.

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Phone Intelligence API One-Pager

Dive deeper into the technical features of the Phone Intelligence API and review the phone data and network signals provided in the API response.

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