About XConnect

We work with the largest Tier 1 MNOs and Carriers to solve the world’s toughest numbering and interconnect challenges

What do we do?

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. 

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

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, scalable real-time protocols and APIs.


We are now proud to be part of Somos, Inc.

As the trusted administrator for over 3 billion numbers, Somos helps to enable seamless communications between enterprises and consumers through the management of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), Toll-Free Numbers (TFNA) and the Reassigned Numbers Database (RND) for over 1,400 service providers.

In additional to our administrator roles, Somos offers a robust set of solutions that help to restore trust in telecommunications. By leveraging trusted messaging and routing data, identity verification and identity management services, service providers are able to more confidently authenticate communications for Enterprises.

Everything we do reflects our total customer focus, as we work collaboratively to build market value and creatively resolve industry challenges. We are committed to delivering leading-edge solutions that help our customers connect, innovate, and grow with confidence. To learn more about Somos, please visit: 

Why us?

  • We have the largest and most trusted data sets in international telecoms and continually refine and update them to ensure currency and accuracy
  • We’re experts in telecoms data and data management and make it simple to expand and apply new data sets in your operations
  • We have more than 15 years of experience in successfully using data to solve a range of carrier and operator challenges
  • We are solely focused on making it simple to use telecoms data in your operations with an agile, collaborative and consultative approach

Security first

We take security seriously. That’s why we have stringent policies and procedures in place to ensure our team and our systems are secure.

We are both ISO27001 accredited and a MEF Trust In Enterprise Messaging signatory. So you can trust that the data we provide you is compliant and secure – peace of mind for you and your customers.

We are also members of the Fraud and Security Group at the GSMA

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

See biographies and more information about our team

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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