IP Geolocation

Frequently asked questions about BigDataCloud IP Geolocation technology

My IP geolocation is wrong, how do I fix it?
If for some reason our IP Geolocation result for your IP address is not accurate, you can help us to improve our service  by sharing your location. Please c...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:04 AM
How an individual can update their location?
BigDataCloud IP Geolocation operates from an automated algorithm (patent-pending), which consolidates and prioritises information from a number of sources. ...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:05 AM
How can internet service providers and ASNs improve their IP Geolocation?
IP based geolocation is becoming an essential means for delivering personalised user experiences. Many internet services like news, social networks, video s...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2020 at 3:25 PM
Do you use any other IP Geolocation service provider’s data?
BigDataCloud uses proprietary, patent-pending AI-driven technology to determine usage localities of all active IP addresses worldwide. It does not use or re...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:06 AM
How accurate is the Geolocation API?
Our IP Geolocation technology is far superior to other service providers. High quality IP Geolocation accuracy largely relies on collecting proven field...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:07 AM
What data sources do you utilise for your IP Geolocation?
We do not use DNS entries as we found them unreliable.  Our IP Geolocation data solely relies on: WhoIs registry data  BGP global routing data  ...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:07 AM
Which IP Geo database do you use?
We do not use any other party's IP Geolocation database. We solely rely on our Next Generation patent-pending IP Geolocation Technology to resolve IP a...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 at 10:01 AM
Can you explain how Hazard Reports are prepared?
Our Hazard Report, a cybersecurity metrics set, provides both reactive and our highly innovative proprietary proactive approaches.  Regarding the reactive ...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:07 AM