Sinch ENUM interface glossary

Below are some helpful definitions of terms related to our Number Lookup service. You can also check out Sinch Support Community glossary for a full glossary of Sinch terms.

Term Description
CC Country code
dig Domain Information Groper, command-line tool for querying DNS
DNS Domain Name System
ENUM Electronic Numbering Mapping
E.164 Format for international telephone numbers (i.e .+467012345) The domain used for DNS mapping
HLR Home Location Register
MCC Mobile Country Code
MNC Mobile Network Code
MNP Mobile Number Portability
MNO Mobile Network Operator
MSISDN Telephone number to the SIM card in a mobile phone (example 467012345)
NAPTR Name Authority Pointer - resource record type in the DNS of the internet
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