HLR service allows businesses to verify the status of mobile phone numbers and their connection to a mobile network, as well as the location of a caller. They can use this data to perform data cleansing on lists of customer mobile phone numbers or verify whether a customer is on holiday in another country before sending them text communications or authorisation codes.
An HLR is a database that stores information on every mobile phone subscriber in a carrier’s network and updates it in real time. When you send a request via the SS7 mobile signaling network to an HLR, you can retrieve a huge amount of data about any caller in seconds.
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Using this data can reduce fraud rates significantly when used with other sophisticated techniques like real-time data enrichment, device fingerprinting and velocity checks. It’s also a key element in the fight against fraudulent account creation on websites, when it is combined with two factor authentication and other KYC techniques.
LANCK Telecom provides an affordable, user-friendly and state-of-the-art HLR lookup service that you can access through our beautiful customer portal or API. It’s backed up by our industry-leading support team and is GDPR compliant. In addition to the basic functionality offered by LANCK, our advanced HLR lookup service can also validate landline and VoIP numbers. This enables our customers to eliminate inactive SMS marketing lists, eliminate the need for additional verification steps during online customer onboarding and help them meet their Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.