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GCI APN settings for Alcatel Pop S3

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Alcatel Pop S3 is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and Alcatel Pop S3 is not compatible with GCI LTE.

To configure GCI APN settings with Alcatel Pop S3 follow below steps.

GCI Internet APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: GCI 1
APN: web.gci
Proxy:
Port:
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC:
MMS Proxy:
MMS Port:
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: default,supl

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.

If the above GCI Internet APN settings do not work on your Pop S3, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Alcatel Pop S3.

Authentication typeNone

GCI MMS APN settings

Go to Settings More Cellular network settings Access point names

Press the Menu and select New APN

Enter name: GCI 3
APN: mms.gci
Proxy: 24.237.158.34
Port: 9201
Username:
Password:
Server:
MMSC: http://mmsc.gci.net
MMS Proxy: 24.237.158.34
MMS Port: 9201
MCC:
MNC:
Authentication type:
APN type: mms

Keep default values for all blank fields shown above.

If the above GCI MMS APN settings too do not work on your Pop S3, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Alcatel Pop S3.

Proxyblank
Portblank
MMSChttp://mmsc.gci.csky.us:6672
MMS proxy209.4.229.92
Authentication typeNone

For Alcatel Pop S3, when you type GCI APN settings, make sure you enter APN settings in correct case. For example, if you are entering GCI Internet APN settings make sure you enter APN as web.gci and not as WEB.GCI or Web.gci. If entering GCI MMS APN Settings above to your Alcatel Pop S3, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Alcatel Pop S3 compatibility with GCI

Alcatel Pop S3 is compatible with below network frequencies of GCI. Pop S3 has variants 5050Y and 5050S.

2G
GSM1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
3G
HSDPA850 MHz
850 MHz*
4G
LTE5050Y Not compatible
  5050S Not compatible
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for Alcatel Pop S3.

Explain Alcatel Pop S3 compatibility with GCI

Alcatel Pop S3 has modal variants 5050Y and 5050S.

GCI 2G APN with Alcatel Pop S3

Alcatel Pop S3 supports GCI 2G on GSM 1900 MHz and 850 MHz.
It will also support GCI 2G on GSM 1900 MHz and 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.

GCI 3G APN with Alcatel Pop S3

Alcatel Pop S3 supports GCI 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz.
It will also support GCI 3G on HSDPA 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.

GCI 4G LTE APN with Alcatel Pop S3

Compatibility of Alcatel Pop S3 with GCI 4G depends on the modal variants 5050Y and 5050S.

5050Y

Alcatel Pop S3 5050Y does not support GCI 4G LTE.

5050S

Alcatel Pop S3 5050S does not support GCI 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Alcatel Pop S3 with GCI is 50%. The compatibility of Alcatel Pop S3 with GCI, or the GCI network support on Alcatel Pop S3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Alcatel Pop S3 and GCI network. Even Alcatel Pop S3 is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Alcatel Pop S3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Alcatel Pop S3 in their network, whether Alcatel Pop S3 will work properly or not, in which bands Alcatel Pop S3 will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Alcatel Pop S3. To check if Alcatel Pop S3 is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Alcatel Pop S3 to use on GCI.

Alcatel Pop S3 network specifications

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Network bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - 5050Y
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700) - 5050S
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