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Find the provider of a cell phone number

 

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Question:

How can I determine which provider is behind a certain cell phone number?

Answer:

You could just call that number and ask the owner. Or you could listen to the voice mail announcement and compare it to those that you know.

Or you could use this web site http://www.reversephonedirectory.com/ and try a reverse search.
That site will tell you that they did not find a (people) listing for your phone number but they will tell you something like the text below (better than nothing)

UPDATE:
I found today this site: http://fonefinder.net/
I ran it on my own cell phone number and I really liked their (accurate) output.

The phone number "(xxx) xxx-xxxx" is a Salinas, CA 
based phone number and the registered carrier is Cellco Partnership
Dba Verizon Wireless - Ca.
However, due to number portability, some numbers have been transferred to
a new service provider other than the registered carrier.

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2009-08-04, 14:12:31
anonymous from United States  
Did not work on my phone number. I switched providers three years ago.
2009-08-08, 03:40:09
MYYOHO@live.com from United Kingdom  
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MYYOHO@live.com
2009-09-22, 14:29:11
anonymous from India  
We regret for the inconvenience caused. We've made necessary updates in your account so henceforth there will not be any problem in hearing calls. Please revert to us if you still face the same problem.
2009-11-19, 10:26:30
anonymous from United States  
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Very helpful. Exactly what I needed for work. Fonefinder and txt2day worked good.
2009-12-14, 18:47:45
anonymous from United States  
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2009-12-16, 14:47:11
[hidden]  
You can try http://www.freetxt.ca which has a module for searching a mobile phone user/provider database.
2009-12-16, 17:52:32
anonymous  
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2009-12-18, 02:37:41
[hidden] from United States  
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Wow. How utterly useless and inaccurate.
2010-01-11, 20:00:07
cristian from Atlanta, United States  
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2010-01-15, 18:26:59
anonymous from United States  
2010-02-21, 17:42:27
anonymous from United States  
I used http://freecellsearch.com This directory allows to search cell phone provider for free.


Keywords:
2010-03-15, 04:28:14
anonymous from South Africa  
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how do i find out who is the owner of a cell number
2010-03-30, 10:24:35
anonymous from United States  
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2010-03-31, 17:59:37
anonymous from Canada  
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check out http://www.searchde..ctive.net/ it gives you the type of phone number and the service provider, haven't been able to get the name of the caller though. but it's great it actually gives you the information you're looking for. if you know what i mean :)
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