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Cell Phone Provider Lookups How to Do Them


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Are you interested in determining what wireless company provides service to a certain cell phone number? You could always call the number of the individual and ask them, or you could carefully listen to their mobile's voice mail to see if the recording is familiar to you. On the other hand, if you would like a more convenient and less costly method to find out the information you seek, you can always use a reverse cell phone lookup.

You may be thinking that a reverse number search is hardly the more beneficial choice, since it is no secret that cell phone directories are not free. However, what you may not be aware of is the fact that you can actually find free information with a reverse cellular phone trace; it is only a mobile subscriber's name, billing address and other phone records that are considered private. Thus, you can find their general geographical location and the name of their phone provider for free.

That said, keep in mind that if you want to find out the name of the wireless carrier you need to use a free reverse cellphone lookup. If you use a regular reverse lookup that does not include “cell phone" in the title, you may not be able to find mobile phone information because it is common for only listed landline information to be included in the database.

There are many free wireless number traces online, and they function in the same way as any other backwards phone search. The site will have a query box where you enter the ten digit mobile number. If the results do not return a phone provider, and you are informed by the site you are using, the information is available but you need to pay for it, try another free website. Should you still have a problem finding the phone provider, it may turn out that this information is not freely available.

Furthermore, the last thing you need to keep in mind when looking up a phone provider with a reverse cell phone lookup is that the company listed may no longer be the provider of the number, because free directories are not updated frequently.

Travis Craig writes informative articles about phone number searches, area codes layouts, and how to find out more information about them. To find more information on the caller location of any U. S. phone number-including more about free reverse phone lookups-visit


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