About Us

Founded in 2004, and headquartered in London, UK, we have been working with the largest Tier 1 MNOs and carriers to solve the world’s toughest numbering and interconnect challenges


XConnect delivers carrier-grade services to over 200 operators globally, including MNOs, business messaging (A2P) hubs, aggregators, carrier and interconnect providers. 

XConnect provides a trusted global registry of network and subscriber information, based on privacy compliant phone number data including number portability, to optimise global communication services. 

These services are used for voice and messaging routing, fraud protection and to identify and validate insights. They also support the deployment and evolution of next-generation communications, such as VoLTE and RCS. XConnect’s Number Information Services are accessed through its global distributed hybrid cloud platform using simple, secure, scaleable real-time protocols and APIs. 

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Our world renowned routing and number portability experts, have 100s of years of experience designing and operating telephone number database services globally.

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Our History


A Global Vision

XConnect was founded in 2005 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.


Launch of Number Information Services

XConnect launches Number Information Services (NIS), based on ten years of acquiring and normalising central database information, to enable portability corrected routing for the Voice and Messaging ecosystem.


New Privacy Compliant Services

XConnect launches Global Number Range services and GDPR compliant access to Subscriber information, for Validation, Fraud & Identity Protection services to the Application and Fintech sectors.


Building on Success

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.


Global Coverage

NIS expands to provide global coverage of number portability and services offer multi-protocol support including SIP, ENUM and HTTPS for SMS, Voice and Application sectors.



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 serves billions of queries to the largest Tier 1 Global MNOs and Carriers, for both messaging and voice routing.

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