Federal Regulations restrict companies when making unsolicited calls to wireless numbers. However they now permit individuals to:
To correctly identify wireless numbers, telemarketers must use the Wireless Block Identifier® File and the Wireless Ported Number File together. IMS has been providing wireless identification products and services to Direct Marketers and Telemarketers since 2002 as well as do not contact lists for telephone, email, US and foreign mail.
The Ported Number files provide telemarketers with the information they need to identify:
The 2 ported files will be zipped together (the Audit file is available as a separate download) and distributed daily via download from our web site. The use and format of each file is as follows:
Also available to Ported Number subscribers is our on-line lookup of telephone numbers to assist subscribers who occasionally need to know if single numbers are either wireless or landline.
How to subscribe to the Wireless - Ported Numbers File:
The application for the Wireless - Ported Numbers file will be available for download after agreeing to our standard terms and conditions. OUR ARRANGEMENT WITH THE CUSTODIAN OF THE PORTED INFORMATION, REQUIRES THE EXECUTION OF A SEPARATE SUBSCRIPTION AND AGREEMENT FOR EVERY COMPUTER/SERVER USED TO HOST THE FILES (i.e., if the files are used on three computers, three separate subscriptions are required). YOU MUST COMPLETE THE REQUIRED AGREEMENTS AND RETURN THEM TO US BEFORE YOU WILL BE PERMITTED TO DOWNLOAD THE FILE. PLEASE CLICK ON SUBSCRIPTION PACKGE TO OBTAIN THE AGREEMENTS
New files will be available on our web server daily.
Subscriptions are priced at $1,400 per year. No partial year subscriptions are offered.
For information on how to have the Ported Number files delivered to your secure ftp server daily, download the Automated File Delivery Service PDF
How to subscribe to The Wireless-Ported Numbers File:
Learn more about the Wireless Block Identifier® File which identifies numbers that have been assigned to wireless carriers. To identify wireless telephone numbers, both files should be used together. There is no do not call list specifically for wireless numbers, so this is your best option to remain compliant with federal regulations.