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GCI APN settings for Sony Xperia E1

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Sony Xperia E1 is compatible with GCI GSM and GCI HSDPA.

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 Xperia E1, make below changes to GCI Internet APN settings to get GCI WEB on your Sony Xperia E1.

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 Xperia E1, make below changes to GCI MMS APN settings to get GCI MMS on your Sony Xperia E1.

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

For Sony Xperia E1, 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 E1, APN should be entered as mms.gci and not as MMS.GCI or Mms.gci.

GCI MCC-MNC values

311-370

Sony Xperia E1 compatibility with GCI

Sony Xperia E1 is compatible with below network frequencies of GCI. Xperia E1 has variants D2004 and D2005.

2G
GSMAll versions1900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
3G
HSDPAD20041900 MHz, 850 MHz
1900 MHz, 850 MHz*
 D2005 Not compatible
*These frequencies of GCI may not have countrywide coverage for Sony Xperia E1.

Explain Sony Xperia E1 compatibility with GCI

Sony Xperia E1 has modal variants D2004 and D2005.

GCI 2G APN with Sony Xperia E1

Sony Xperia E1 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 E1

Compatibility of Sony Xperia E1 with GCI 3G depends on the modal variants D2004 and D2005.

D2004

Sony Xperia E1 D2004 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.

D2005

Sony Xperia E1 D2005 does not support GCI 3G.

Overall compatibililty of Sony Xperia E1 with GCI is 100%. The compatibility of Sony Xperia E1 with GCI, or the GCI network support on Sony Xperia E1 we have explained here is only a technical specification match between Sony Xperia E1 and GCI network. Even Sony Xperia E1 is listed as compatible here, GCI network can still disallow (sometimes) Sony Xperia E1 in their network using IMEI ranges. Therefore, this only explains if GCI allows Sony Xperia E1 in their network, whether Sony Xperia E1 will work properly or not, in which bands Sony Xperia E1 will work on GCI and the network performance between GCI and Sony Xperia E1. To check if Sony Xperia E1 is really allowed in GCI network please contact GCI support. Do not use this website to decide to buy Sony Xperia E1 to use on GCI.

Sony Xperia E1 network specifications

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Network bands GSM / HSPA
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
Network frequencies GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - D2004

HSDPA 900 / 2100 - D2005
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