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GCI APN settings for Sony Xperia C3

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Sony Xperia C3 is compatible with GCI GSM, GCI HSDPA and Sony Xperia C3 is not compatible with GCI LTE.

To configure GCI APN settings with Sony Xperia C3 follow below steps.

GCI Internet APN settings

Open App Drawer and go to Settings Mobile network settings Access point names

Press button on top right corner.

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.

Press menu button (top right) and select Save. Done.

If the above GCI Internet APN settings do not work on your Xperia C3, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Sony Xperia C3.

Authentication typeNone

GCI MMS APN settings

Open App Drawer and go to Settings Mobile network settings Access point names

Press button on top right corner.

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.

Press menu button (top right) and select Save. Done.

If the above GCI MMS APN settings too do not work on your Xperia C3, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Sony Xperia C3.

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

For Sony Xperia C3, 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 Sony Xperia C3, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Sony Xperia C3 compatibility with GCI

Sony Xperia C3 is compatible with below network frequencies of GCI.

2G
GSM1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
3G
HSDPA1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
4G
LTE Not compatible
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for Sony Xperia C3.

Explain Sony Xperia C3 compatibility with GCI

GCI 2G APN with Sony Xperia C3

Sony Xperia C3 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 Sony Xperia C3

Sony Xperia C3 supports GCI 3G on HSDPA 1900 MHz and 850 MHz.
It will also support GCI 3G on HSDPA 1900 MHz and 850 MHz only in some areas of United States.

GCI 4G LTE APN with Sony Xperia C3

Sony Xperia C3 does not support GCI 4G LTE.

Overall compatibililty of Sony Xperia C3 with GCI is 50%. The compatibility of Sony Xperia C3 with GCI, or the GCI network support on Sony Xperia C3 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Sony Xperia C3 and GCI network. Even Sony Xperia C3 is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Sony Xperia C3 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Sony Xperia C3 in their network, whether Sony Xperia C3 will work properly or not, in which bands Sony Xperia C3 will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Sony Xperia C3. To check if Sony Xperia C3 is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Sony Xperia C3 to use on GCI.

Sony Xperia C3 network specifications

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), v5.0.2 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v5.1 (Lollipop)
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 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700)
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