Get the status of a landline or mobile phone number with Python

Example in Python:

import urllib2


# Create an URL request
sUrl = "https://www.afilnet.com/api/http/?class="+afilnet_class+"&method="+afilnet_method+"&user="+afilnet_user+"&password="+afilnet_password+"&numbers="+afilnet_numbers
result = urllib2.urlopen(sUrl).read()

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Returns the status and the details of the indicated phone numbers

Parameter Description Compulsory / Optional
class=hlr Class requested: Class to which the request is made Compulsory
method=checkphonenumbers Class method requested: Method of the class to which the request is made Compulsory
user User and e-mail of your Afilnet account Compulsory
password Password of your Afilnet account Compulsory
numbers List of phone numbers including the country code separated by , (commas) Compulsory

When you make requests you will receive the following fields:

  •  status
  •  result (if status=success), here you will receive the following values:
    • credits
    • list
      • number
      • mccmnc
      • imsi
      • onname
      • onprefix
      • oncountry
      • ported
      • portedcountry
      • portedname
      • portedprefix
      • error
      • permanent_error
  •  error (if status=error), here you will receive the error code

The possible error codes are listed below

Code Description
MISSING_USER User or email not included
MISSING_PASSWORD Password not included
MISSING_CLASS Class not included
MISSING_METHOD Method not included
MISSING_COMPULSORY_PARAM Compulsory parameter not included
INCORRECT_USER_PASSWORD Incorrect user or password
INCORRECT_CLASS Incorrect class
INCORRECT_METHOD Incorrect method
  • class: hlr
  • method: checkphonenumbers
  • user: user
  • password: password
  • numbers: 100000000,100000001,100000002
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