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.
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.
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.
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 200M monthly, anonymized real-world queries—over the past 90 days.
How many merchants have transacted with this phone number in the past 90 days.
Simplify Sign-up Flows
Only a phone number is needed to support mobile-driven sign-up flow, which enables 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.
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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