Verify

Verify and validate customers globally using their phone number.

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Discover the network provider for every mobile number globally.

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Protect customers, accounts, and transactions within your app.

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Discover if a mobile number is assigned to a subscriber.

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A real time phone number credibility score.

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Identify if a number has the propensity to be used for fraud.

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A mobile phone number can help with KYC checks by providing a way to verify a customer’s identity, using the authoritative personal data held by the Mobile Network Operators. This data can be used to perform a range of regulatory checks to prevent online fraud and is definitively linked to the mobile number, which you may be using as a key part of your engagement or fulfilment processes. 

A mobile phone number can help with digital onboarding through providing a trusted and reliable datapoint about your perspective customer. A mobile phone number remains one of the most consistent and persistent aspects of our digital identity. Checking the ownership of a number using our API can be done in seconds and easily integrated into your existing onboarding workflow.

Know Your Customer (KYC) checks are a set of procedures that businesses use to confirm the identity of their customers. KYC checks are typically performed during the onboarding process, and involve collecting and verifying various forms of identity information, such as government-issued IDs, proof of address and other documents. KYC checks are important for preventing fraud, money laundering and other illegal activities.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks are a set of procedures that businesses use to detect and prevent money laundering activities. AML checks are designed to identify and prevent these activities by monitoring customer transactions, assessing risk levels, and reporting suspicious activity to relevant authorities. AML checks are required by law in most countries.

Account takeover fraud is a type of fraud where an attacker gains unauthorised access to a customer’s account. This can occur through a variety of methods, such as phishing attacks, credential stuffing, or social engineering. Once the attacker gains access, they can make unauthorised transactions, change account information, or steal sensitive data.

SIM Swap is a type of fraud where an attacker takes control of a victim’s phone number by transferring it to a new SIM card. This can be done by convincing the victim’s mobile network operator to transfer the number to a new SIM card that is controlled by the attacker. Once the attacker has control of the phone number, they can use it to reset passwords, intercept two-factor authentication and gain access to the victim’s accounts. SIM Swap fraud is a growing threat, and can be difficult to detect.

Aside from specific data such as SIM Swap and KYC match, Verify can also provide other datapoints that can assist in understanding the risk that a particular mobile number possesses. This includes network movement (porting) events, real-time analysis of whether a number is actually active on the network, association of the number in many prominent online platforms and many other attributes. 

No additional hardware is needed. In terms of software, all you need to do is make a secure API call to the Verify service with the number that you wish to check and what data you want to see about that number, then integrate our response into your existing workflow, whether that’s for onboarding a new customer, responding to potentially suspicious behaviour or processing a transaction, or all of the above.

Our data is leading the industry in terms of accuracy. It is used tens of millions of times per day to allow the correct and real-time routing of calls and messages. Our data comes from a range of official sources such as telecommunications regulators and operators around the world. Most Verify queries are performed in real-time, so for example when asking the question of whether a number is active, the answer back from Verify is whether the number is active NOW!

Yes. The main input needed for a Verify query is the mobile telephone number, which is sent to TMT ID in international format (which makes every number unique). The Verify API is designed to accommodate numbers on a query-by-query basis so our customers can send a USA number 1ms, a German number the next millisecond and so on. It should be noted that not all Verify datapoints are available in all countries but if you need more information on this we’d be happy to help.

No. Due to the fact that the Verify service involves a strong element of processing personal data, any customer that wants to access the service needs to agree a contract and be approved based upon their customer and their use case. Some of the datapoints available in Verify such as KYC Match also generally require approval from the Mobile Network Operator in order to access. We help all of our customers to go through this process as needed.

What Our Customers Are Saying

"BTS (Business Telecommunications Services) is successfully using TMT’s Velocity and Live services to check the status of mobile numbers. This way we make sure we optimize the performance of the service offered to our customers and ensure the quality of terminating traffic to all countries.”

Business Telecommunications Services

"Working with TMT’s TeleShield service has expanded our ability to detect fraud and minimise the risk to our business. TeleShield brings peace of mind and the opportunity to stop fraud before it affects our customers’ bottom line or the service."

Six Degrees Labs

"LATRO relies on TMT’s TeleShield to provide the most up to date and reliable numbering qualification information within our fraud reporting tools, enabling us to protect our customer’s revenues and empowering them to defend themselves against fraudulent numbers."

LATRO

"TMT is a valued partner that enables us to manage our routing costs effectively. They proactively and continuously expand their operator and country coverage while delivering exceptional customer service. We can always count on them to achieve high-quality results and look forward to our continued collaboration."

Global Message Service

"TMT provides us with the most comprehensive numbering intelligence data through their fast and reliable Velocity and Live services. TMT is a trusted partner for us, their products ensure that we continue to optimise the best performance and service to our customers."

Global Voice

"TeleShield from TMT gives 42com the power to detect and target telephony fraud scams internationally, thereby protecting our company from the financial and customer experience impacts of telecommunications fraud."

Alberto Grunstein - CEO

"It has been a pleasure to work with the team at TMT. They have become an essential provider of accurate numbering data information and Number Portability services globally."

Luisa Sanchez - VP of SMS and Messaging Solutions, Identidad Technologies

"Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier uses TMT ID as one of their key suppliers for Mobile Number Portability Data services. Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier uses TMT ID’s Velocity MNP solution. This is an ultra-fast query service that optimises the routing of international voice calls and A2P messaging."

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier

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