Roaming Lookups

Performing a Roaming Lookup

The roaming status of a cell phone number (MSISDN) is extracted from the MSC and compared against the original network and phone number country code.

You can obtain the the roaming status of a cell phone subscriber by performing an HLR lookup. Roaming lookups are possible using the following routes.

Routes

RouteStatusLive SignalMCCMNCIMSI*MSC*PortedRoaming*Sync APIAsync API
IP1UPLive HLR + MNP (Hybrid) **YesYesNoYesYesYesYes
SV3UPLive HLRYesNoYesYesYesYesNo
IP4UPLive HLR + MNP (Hybrid) **YesYesNoYesYesYesYes
NT7UPLive HLRYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
DV8UPLive HLRYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
MS9UPLive HLRYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
E10 (Default)UPLive HLRYesNoNoYesYesYesYes
V11UPLive HLRYesNoNoYesYesYesYes

* Availability depends on target network operator.

Speed & Performance

RouteStatus10 Lookups100 Lookups1,000 Lookups10,000 Lookups
IP1UP3.33 / sec33.33 / sec45.36 / sec41.12 / sec
ST2RETIRED3.02 / sec1.51 / sec3.44 / sec4.22 / sec
SV3UP0.43 / sec2.96 / sec4.22 / sec11.29 / sec
IP4UP3.37 / sec12.54 / sec49.01 / sec70.38 / sec
XT5RETIRED0.52 / sec1.12 / sec3.51 / sec3.53 / sec
XT6RETIRED1.31 / sec2.67 / sec9.20 / sec11.31 / sec
NT7UP0.59 / sec2.50 / sec3.13 / sec3.32 / sec
DV8UP3.43 / sec34.27 / sec46.28 / sec42.71 / sec
MS9UP1.21 / sec2.42 / sec7.83 / sec11.31 / sec
E10 (Default)UP3.11 / sec24.75 / sec27.51 / sec31.90 / sec
V11UP2.09 / sec21.01 / sec24.27 / sec29.88 / sec