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FONE*Data

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General Information

Release Frequency: Quarterly

Release Date: Monday of the last full work week of the month.

Next Release Date: April 22, 2024

FONE*Data is an area code/prefix database in fixed-length (ASCII) format that contains all of the area codes and telephone number prefixes within the United States and Canada.

Included Databases Description
Telephone Database (FONE.DBF/.DAT) Contains Telephone Area code and Prefix data for U.S. and Canada. Update old or existing Area Codes with new Area codes scheduled to replace them and link to location infomation such as City, State, County, Time zone, and Latitude/Longitude coordinates.
County Name Database (CNTY.DBF/.DAT) Contains County level data. Use the FIPS code to link to the FONE.DAT file.
Metropolitan Statistical Area Database (MSA.DBF/.DAT) An MSA consists of one or more counties forming a large population nuleus with adjacent communities and a high degree of social and economic integration. MSAs are defined by the Office of Management and Budget. The MSA database (MSA.DAT) contains population data and the MSA Code field can be used to link to the FONE.DAT file.
Historical Database (HIST.DBF/DAT) The Historical Database (HIST.DAT) contains a list of old area code changes that have passed their permissive period settings and are no longer valid area code/prefix combinations. This file can be used to update older databases with area code information.
Local Access Transport Area Database (LATA.DBF/.DAT) The LATA Database (LATA.DAT) contains Local access Transport Area Information that indicates the predefined local toll call boundaries of geographic areas.This file can be used to update older databases with LATA information.

Build History

2024.Q1

Released on: January 22, 2024

The Q1 2024 update of FONEData includes 1,722 new records. There is now a total of 216,204 records in the database.

Added

  • Two (2) new NPA overlay code(s) have been added.
NPA State/Province Country Effective Date
624 NY US 11/16/2023
975 MO US 10/13/2023

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2023.Q4

Released on: October 24, 2023

The Q4 2023 update of FONEData includes 1,349 new records. There is now a total of 214,482 records in the database.

Added

  • Three (3) new NPA overlay code(s) have been added.
NPA State/Province Country Effective Date
353 WI US 09/15/2023
645 FL US 08/04/2023
730 IL US 07/07/2023

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2023.Q3

Released on: July 24, 2023

The Q3 2023 update of FONEData includes 1,132 new records. There is now a total of 213,133 records in the database.

Added

  • Four (4) new NPA overlay code(s) have been added.
NPA State/Province Country Effective Date
227 MD US 06/14/2023
274 WI US 05/05/2023
382 Ontario Canada 06/17/2023
428 New BrunSwich Canada 04/29/2023

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2023.Q2

Released on: April 24, 2023

The Q2 2023 update of FONEData includes 898 new records. There is now a total of 212,001 records in the database.

Added

  • Six (6) new NPA overlay code(s) have been added.
NPA State/Province Country Effective Date
329 NY US 3/24/2023
363 NY US 1/20/2023
369 CA US 2/1/2023
584 Manitoba Canada 10/29/2022
728 FL US 3/10/2023
861 IL US 2/24/2023

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2023.Q1

Released on: January 23, 2023

The Q1 2023 update of FONEData includes 1,516 new records. There is now a total of 211,103 records in the database.

Added

  • Seven (7) new NPA overlay code(s) have been added.

    NPA State/Province Country Effective Date
    263 Quebec Canada 10/22/2022
    350 CA US 11/28/2022
    354 Quebec Canada 10/24/2022
    468 Quebec Canada 10/24/2022
    472 NC US 10/07/2022
    683 Ontario Canada 06/18/2022
    983 CO US 06/17/2022

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2022.Q4

Released on: October 24, 2022

The Q4 2022 update of FONEData includes 750 new records. There is now a total of 209,587 records in the database.

Added

  • Two new npa overlay code(s) has been added.

    • 753 in Ontario, Canada and effective date - 03/26/2022
    • 943 in GA and effective date - 03/15/2022
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data

    • Listware Online

    • Software as a Service (Saas)

      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2022.Q3

Released on: July 25, 2022

The Q3 2022 update of FONEData includes 2,212 new records. There is now a total of 208,837 records in the database.

Added

  • Six new npa overlay code(s) has been added.

    • 368 in Alberta, Canada and effective date - 04/23/2022
    • 474 in Saskatchewan, Canada and effective date - 10/02/2021
    • 656 in FL and effective date - 02/22/2022
    • 826 in VA and effective date - 06/14/2022
    • 948 in VA and effective date - 05/09/2022
    • 983 in CO and effective date - 06/17/2022
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data

    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2022.Q2

Released on: April 25, 2022

The Q2 2022 update of FONEData includes 1,944 new records. There is now a total of 206,625 records in the database.

Added

  • Two new npa overlay code(s) has been added.
    • 464 in IL and effective date - 01/21/2022
    • 771 in DC and effective date - 11/09/2021
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data:
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2022.Q1

Released on: January 24, 2022

The Q1 2022 update of FONEData includes 1,916 new records. There is now a total of 204,681 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay code(s) has been added.
    • 742 in ON, Canada and effective date 10/16/2021
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data:
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2021.Q4

Released on: December 06, 2021

The Q4 2021 update of FONEData includes 1,897 new records. There is now a total of 202,765 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay code(s) has been added.
    • 448 in FL and effective date 06/22/2021
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data:
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2021.Q3

Released on: October 11, 2022

The Q3 2021 update of FONEData includes 1,897 new records. There is now a total of 202,765 records in the database.

Added

  • Three new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 448 in FL and effective date 06/22/2021
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data:
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2021.Q2

Released on: July 15, 2021

The Q2 2021 update of FONEData includes 2,233 new records. There is now a total of 200,868 records in the database.

Added

  • Three new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 447 in IL and effective date 03/27/2021
    • 572 in OK and effective date 05/24/2021
    • 582 in PA and effective date 05/01/2021
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2021.Q1

Released on: April 08, 2021

The Q1 2021 update of FONEData includes 1,576 new records. There is now a total of 198,635 records in the database.

Added

  • Two new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 840 in CA and effective date 02/23/2021
    • 945 in TX and effective date 01/15/2021
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2020.Q4

Released on: January 08, 2021

The Q4 2020 update of FONEData includes 1,877 new records. There is now a total of 197,059 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2020.Q3

Released on: October 13, 2020

The Q3 2020 update of FONEData includes 1,424 new records. There is now a total of 195,182 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 326 in OH and effective date 03/08/2020
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2020.Q2

Released on: July 07, 2020

The Q2 2020 update of FONEData includes 923 new records. There is now a total of 193,758 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 839 in SC and effective date 05/26/2020
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2020.Q1

Released on: April 09, 2020

The Q1 2020 update of FONEData includes 827 new records. There is now a total of 192,835 records in the database.

Added

  • Two new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 659 in AL and effective date 11/12/2019
    • 672 in BC and effective date 05/04/2019
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2019.Q4

Released on: January 10, 2020

The Q4 2019 update of FONEData includes 1,174 new records. There is now a total of 192,008 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 367 in QC and effective date 11/24/2018
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2019.Q3

Released on: October 15, 2019

The Q3 2019 update of FONEData includes 909 new records. There is now a total of 190,834 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 341 in CA and effective date 7/22/2019
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2019.Q2

Released on: July 02, 2019

The Q2 2019 update of FONEData includes 1052 new records. There is now a total of 189,925 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 689 in FL and effective date 6/04/2019
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2019.Q1

Released on: April 05, 2019

The Q1 2019 update of FONEData includes 654 new records. There is now a total of 188,873 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 640 in NJ and effective date 9/17/2018
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2018.Q4

Released on: December 18, 2018

The Q4 2018 update of FONEData includes 932 new records. There is now a total of 188,219 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2018.Q3

Released on: October 02, 2018

The Q3 2018 update of FONEData includes 1329 new records. There is now a total of 187,287 records in the database.

Added

  • There is new npa – overlay code added – 820 in CA and effective date 6/30/2018.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Listware Online
    • Software as a Service (Saas)
      • Ensure numbers are live and callable
      • Verify number type (landline, VoIP, mobile & carrier)
      • ID the country of origin from global access code
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2018.Q2

Released on: June 29, 2018

The Q2 2018 update of FONEData includes 1055 new records. There is now a total of 185,958 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2018.Q1

Released on: March 30, 2018

The Q1 2018 update of FONEData includes 746 new records. There is now a total of 184,903 records in the database.

Added

  • Two new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 223 in TX and effective date 10/23/2017
    • 838 in NY and effective date 9/19/2017
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2017.Q4

Released on: December 19, 2017

The Q4 2017 update of FONEData includes 986 new records. There is now a total of 184,157 records in the database.

Added

  • Two new npa overlay codes has been added.
    • 726 in TX and effective date 10/23/2017
    • 838 in NY and effective date 9/19/2017.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2017.Q3

Released on: September 26, 2017

The Q3 2017 update of FONEData includes 779 new records. There is now a total of 183,171 records in the database.

Added

  • One new npa overlay code has been added – 986 in ID and effective 9/5/2017.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2017.Q2

Released on: July 03, 2017

The Q2 2017 update of FONEData includes 1,019 new records. There is now a total of 182,392 records in the database.

Added

  • New npa – overlay code added – 332 in NY and effective date 6/10/2017.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2017.Q1

Released on: March 27, 2017

The Q1 2017 update of FONEData includes 772 new records. There is now a total of 181,373 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2016.Q4

Released on: December 07, 2016

The Q4 2016 update of FONEData includes 1,057 new records. There is now a total of 180,601 records in the database.

Added

  • There is one new npa area code overlays:
    • 463 in IN and effective date 11/15/2016
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2016.Q3

Released on: October 03, 2016

The Q3 2016 update of FONEData includes 1,145 new records. There is now a total of 179,544 records in the database.

Added

  • There are two new npa area code overlays:
    • 548 in Ontario, Canada and effective date 6/4/2016.
    • 934 in NY and effective date 7/16/2016.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2016.Q2

Released on: July 01, 2016

The Q2 2016 update of FONEData includes 1,621 new records. There is now a total of 178,399 records in the database.

Added

  • There are two new npa area code overlays:
    • 743 in NC Effective date 5/23/27/2016
    • 825 in Alberta, Canada Effective date 4/9/27/2016
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2016.Q1

Released on: March 22, 2016

The Q1 2016 update of FONEData includes 980 new records. There is now a total of 176,778 records in the database.

Added

  • There is a new npa – overlay code added – 380 in OH and effective date 02/27/2016.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2015.Q4

Released on: December 22, 2015

The Q4 2015 update of FONEData includes 1208 new records. There is now a total of 175,798 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2015.Q3

Released on: September 23, 2015

The Q3 2015 update of FONEData includes 1093 new records. There is now a total of 174,590 records in the database.

Added

  • There is one new npa area code overlay:
    • 854 in South Carolina effective 10/19/2015
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2015.Q2

Released on: June 24, 2015

The Q2 2015 update of FoneData includes 1084 new records. There is now a total of 173,497 records in the database.

Added

  • There is one new npa area code: 670 for the Mariana Islands
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2015.Q1

Released on: March 23, 2015

The Q1 2015 update of FoneData includes 904 new records. There is now a total of 172,371 records in the database.

Added

  • There are new npa area code overlays:
    • 220 in OH effective 4/22/2015
    • 628 in CA effective 3/21/2015
    • 629 in TN effective 3/28/2015
    • 930 in IN effective 3/07/2015 - (Correction)
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2014.Q4

Released on: December 19, 2014

The Q4 2014 update of FoneData includes 1302 new records. There is now a total of 171,467 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Global Phone Object
      • Verify and update phone numbers from over 200 countries and identify principal language spoken in a particular region.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2014.Q3

Released on: September 29, 2014

The Q3 2014 update of FoneData includes 790 new records. There is now a total of 170,165 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Global Phone Object
      • Verify and update phone numbers from over 200 countries and identify principal language spoken in a particular region.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2014.Q2

Released on: June 23, 2014

The Q2 2014 update of FoneData includes 911 new records. There is now a total of 169,375 records in the database.

Added

  • There are two new NANPA area code overlays:
    • 346 overlays area codes 832, 713, and 281 in Texas (Houston and surrounding suburbs & cities).Effective 7/01/2014.
    • 725 overlays the same geographic area as the 702 area code in Clark County, Nevada. Effective 06/03/2014.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Global Phone Object
      • Verify and update phone numbers from over 200 countries and identify principal language spoken in a particular region.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2014.Q1

Released on: March 24, 2014

The Q1 2014 update of FoneData includes 236 new records. There is now a total of 168,464 records in the database.

Added

  • There are two new NANPA area code overlays:
    • 272 overlays 570 in Northeastern Pennsylvania, including the cities of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Williamsport. Effective 10/21/2013.
    • 364 overlays 270 in the Commonwealth of Kentucky's western counties. Effective 03/03/2014.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Global Phone Object
      • Verify and update phone numbers from over 200 countries and identify principal language spoken in a particular region.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2013.Q4

Released on: December 16, 2013

The Q4 2013 update of FoneData includes 720 new records. There is now a total of 168,228 records in the database.

Added

  • There is one new NANPA area code overlay:
    • Area code 878 is an overlay area code for area codes 412 and 724 in Southwestern Pennsylvania centered in Pittsburgh.
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Global Phone Object
      • Verify and update phone numbers from over 200 countries and identify principal language spoken in a particular region.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2013.Q3

Released on: September 24, 2013

The Q3 2013 update of FoneData includes 653 new records. There is now a total of 167,508 records in the database.

Added

  • There are two new NANPA area code overlays:
    • 236 is an overlay for area codes 205, 604, and 778 in British Columbia, Canada - effective date 6/1/2013
    • 737 is an overlay for area code 512 in Austin/Georgetown/Elgin/Leander/Taylor, Texas - effective date 7/1/2013
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Global Phone Object
      • Verify and update phone numbers from over 200 countries and identify principal language spoken in a particular region.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2013.Q2

Released on: June 25, 2013

The Q2 2013 update of FoneData includes 1129 new records. There is now a total of 166,855 records in the database.

Added

  • There is one new NANPA area code overlay:
    • 639 is an overlay for area code 306 in Saskatchewan, Canada - effective date 5/25/2013
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Global Phone Object
      • Verify and update phone numbers from over 200 countries and identify principal language spoken in a particular region.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2013.Q1

Released on: March 25, 2013

The Q1 2013 update of FoneData includes 516 new records. There is now a total of 165,726 records in the database.

Added

  • There are two new npa area code overlays:
    • 365 is an overlay for area codes 289/905 in Ontario, Canada - effective date 3/25/2013
    • 437 is an overlay for area codes 416/647 in Ontario, Canada - effective date 3/25/2013
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2012.Q4

Released on: December 11, 2012

The Q4 2012 update of FoneData includes 623 new records. There is now a total of 165,210 records in the database.

Added

  • There are three new npa area code overlays:
    • 431 is an overlay for area code 204 in Manitoba, Canada - effective date 11/3/2012
    • 873 is an overlay for area code 819 in Quebec, Canada - effective date 9/15/2012
    • 669 is an overlay for area code 408 in San Jose - effective date 11/20/2012
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2012.Q3

Released on: September 17, 2012

The Q3 2012 update of FoneData includes 538 new records. There is now a total of 164,587 records in the database.

Added

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2012.Q2

Released on: June 11, 2012

The Q2 2012 update of FoneData includes 923 new records. There is now a total of 164,049 records in the database.

Added

  • There is one new npa area code overlay: 667 in MD, effective 3/24/12
  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data
    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

2011.Q1

Released on: March 16, 2011

There are 709 new records in this update. This database now contains 161,094 records, including the recent prefix changes that are already in effect or will be phased-in during the next few months.

Added

  • There is 1 new NPA area code overlay: 929 is an overlay for area codes 718/347 in New York

  • Additional Phone Number Solutions from Melissa Data

    • Telco 411 Web Service
      • To-the-day phone number updates plus history
    • Phone Object
      • Add phone verification to your custom applications or Web site.
    • Phone Update Service
      • Let us update the phone numbers in your lists.
    • Phone Append Service
      • Add business or residential phone numbers to your database of contacts.
    • WebSmart Phone Service
      • Verify phone numbers at point-of-entry on your Web site or at your call center.

Changed

  • Data Updates

Deprecated

  • None

Removed

  • None

Fixed

  • None

Security

  • None

Past Important Announcements

Fone*Data Release Docs - October 24, 2023

Please see the new Fone*Data Release Docs for additional documentation.

Fone*Data Product Downloader - October 24, 2023

Please see the Fone*Data Product Downloader for documentation on automating product updates.