XConnect is a neutral and trusted global phone number intelligence and interconnect hub that supports over 250 organisations worldwide, including messaging and application providers, tier 1 carriers and network operators.
For more than a decade, XConnect has been solving the world’s most demanding numbering and interconnection challenges, delivering trusted solutions that simplify the increasingly complex communications ecosystem. Headquartered in London and with offices worldwide, XConnect empowers today’s communications marketplace with accurate, secure and compliant global numbering information and advanced interconnection services.
XConnect works closely with many of the telecoms industry’s best known organisations and industry bodies to deliver unbeatable global coverage. Learn more about our industry partnerships below.
Our Number Information Services enable service providers, hubs and aggregators of SMS, Application and IP Messaging services to optimise message delivery routing, costs and quality, and provide innovative services.
Our bilateral relationships with Mobile Operators and International Carriers enables XConnect to effectively leverage our IP Exchange Services and Number Information Services
XConnect work with both National and International industry and technical bodies to ensure our services are standard, open and compliant now and in the future, as well as influencing the roadmap and ‘direction of travel’.
We’ve partnered with leading companies and industry bodies worldwide to conquer the challenges of next-generation connectivity. Here are just some of the organisations we work with.
For more than a decade XConnect’s expertise has been focused on solving the world’s IP interconnection challenges and delivering trusted solutions that simplify the complex communications ecosystem. Discover more about our history below.
XConnect was founded in 2004 by Eli Katz, after he envisioned how IP communications could challenge the industry status quo. He worked with industry leaders worldwide to design, develop and implement the XConnect vision, launching its flagship solution, Federation Service, and securing £13.5m in private equity funding.
With doubling annual revenues, XConnect continued its rapid global expansion. Partnerships were formed around the world with countries that included Germany, South Africa and Malaysia. During this time XConnect drove forward innovative HD voice and video solutions, as well as launching the first IP exchange platform to offer seamless integration with GSMA PathFinder, enabling interoperability and convergence between fixed and mobile networks.
With the acquisition of SMSe and subsequently Flexagon, two German providers of triple-play portability administration services, XConnect is now the leading provider to the German market. XConnect launches Number Information Services to enable optimised and portability corrected routing for the Voice and Messaging ecosystem.
XConnect continues to expand its Number Information Services with its INDEX registry now containing the industry's largest number of onboard national central porting databases. XConnect national IP voice exchange services sees substantial take up from leading Mobile Network Operators.