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HLR Lookup

Verify your database and avoid failed SMS

HLR Lookup, what is it ?

HLR Lookup enables you to check how up-to-date your database is and whether or not the phone numbers it contains are still active and valid in real-time so you do not waste time and money sending communications to outdated phone numbers (reduce the probability of failures).

HLR Lookup

Clean your database quickly and reduce your messaging costs by eliminating invalid numbers

Stop sending communications to outdated contacts

Save time and money by sending mobile marketing campaigns to active contacts only

HLR Lookup Data Extraction Features

  • Check if a mobile number is currently active, has been deactivated, or was never registered and therefore whether the number is valid or invalid.
  • Check if a mobile number is switched on or if temporary errors could prevent the delivery of an SMS, in the event a phone is turned off or out of coverage for an extended time.
  • Check if the recipient is roaming, which country they are roaming in as well as the network they are currently using.
  • The name of the network operator and country the mobile number of the recipient belongs to.

HLR Lookup use cases

  • Organizations and businesses: purge and update a databases by checking whether mobile phone numbers are valid, active, deactivated, switched off, or roaming.
  • Universities and schools: who send text messages to students to thousand of students a year.
  • Apple iOS and Android developers: to build apps that are able to find networks of phone numbers so that the per-minute rate of the call is displayed before the customer makes the call.
  • Market research companies, travel and insurance agencies: find valid numbers to determine where a phone is located.

Case Study: Alliance Automotive Group

“SMS marketing is a powerful business lever. We have very few unsubscribes from the SMS campaigns we send. Our customers are happy with this method of instant communication and so are we.”

Charles Demillecamps – Marketing Manager at d’Alliance Automotive Group
Charles Demillecamps
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Frequently Asked Questions

HLR means Home Location Register. It is a central global database of all the cellphone subscribers registered with a particular mobile network.

Mobile providers use it to verify the authenticity of a phone call when it is registered with a transmitter, either on someone’s home network or when someone is using the phone for roaming abroad.

It is an online general database that contains all information about mobile lines of subscribers that are authorized to use the GSM.

This service allows you to check the existence and validity of a mobile line in real-time, the roaming status of a mobile number, or the type of phone number.

It is offered to users to allow them to control how updated their databases are and thus reduce the probability of failures in their SMS marketing campaigns.

Octopush allows you to check the databases from your client interface or API directly from the software, CRM or application used by your professional activity.

The verification price is fixed and lower than the cost of sending an SMS, which assures you a significant saving on your SMS marketing campaigns.


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